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U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed.

By December 13, 2012

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'Last rites' for ACTA? Europe rejects antipiracy treaty

The European Parliament has voted down ACTA, the controversial antipiracy and anticounterfeit treaty, blocking any signing EU member state from ratifying it into law.

By July 4, 2012

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Amendments to U.N. treaty could censor the Internet

Dozens of countries have had closed-door meetings in preparation for an upcoming worldwide debate over changes to a telecommunications treaty, which threaten to block Internet freedom.

By June 24, 2012

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U.K. signs anti-counterfeiting treaty as digital activists protest

Most of the EU member states have signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, but opponents are urging citizens to lobby European Parliament members not to give their approval.

By January 26, 2012

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Google attorney slams ACTA copyright treaty

Lawyer says Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is "something that has grown in the shadows, Gollum-like" and will affect Net users.

By May 7, 2010

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ACTA treaty aims to deputize ISPs on copyrights

After years of political skirmishing, a previously secret draft of digital copyright treaty has been made public. It encourages broadband providers to disable access to infringing Web sites.

By April 21, 2010

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European Parliament slams digital copyright treaty

Secret negotiations over a once-obscure draft treaty called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement prompted an unusual rebuke from the European Parliament.

By March 10, 2010

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Antipiracy provision in treaty riles EU

EU's executive arm vows to make sure a global anti-counterfeiting treaty won't force countries to disconnect people for illegally downloading copyrighted content.

By February 26, 2010

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Ep. 1099: Secret ACTA treaty could break the Internet

Leaks from the secret negotiations of the ACTA treaty allege that ISPs worldwide would be required to lose safe harbor protections, implement three-strike anti-piracy policies and worse. We think this is outrageous. AT&T thinks Verizon is outrageous for their commercials and they're taking them to court. Also EMI finally got around to suing BlueBeat.com for selling Beatles tracks online. But you can buy a Beatles USB stick for $280. So you got that going for you.

By November 22, 2009

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BOL 1099: Secret ACTA treaty could break the Internet

Leaks from the secret negotiations of the ACTA treaty allege that ISPs worldwide would be required to lose safe harbor protections, implement three-strike antipiracy policies and worse. We think this is outrageous.

By November 4, 2009