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Top Euro MP quits in piracy row

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A European Parliament rapporteur stands down in protest as a controversial anti-piracy agreement is signed by several countries....
Top Euro MP quits in piracy row

EU Parliament Urged To Reject Agreement With The US To Hand Over Passenger Data

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There's been an ongoing discussion between the US and Europe (and other countries as well) about the US's demands that anyone flying to the US should have all sorts of data passed along to the US first. And while an agreement has been made, apparently the rapporteur in charge of...
EU Parliament Urged To Reject Agreement With The US To Hand Over Passenger Data

EU Official Who Resigned Over ACTA Details Why ACTA Is Dangerous; While His Replacement Seems Unlikely To Care

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Last month, we noted that, Kader Arif, the ACTA rapporteur -- or the guy in charge of "investigating" ACTA for the EU Parliament -- had resigned in disgust over the fact that the EU was moving forward with ACTA. He noted that he was denouncing both the process and the...
EU Official Who Resigned Over ACTA Details Why ACTA Is Dangerous; While His Replacement Seems Unlikely To Care

'The Economist' And 'Financial Times' Already Writing Off ACTA As Dead

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In the last few days, we've seen an extraordinary wave of announcements by governments in Europe, particularly its eastern part, that they would not be ratifying ACTA immediately. That sequence of events, culminating in today's news that Germany, too, would be holding off, has suddenly made lots of people sit...
'The Economist' And 'Financial Times' Already Writing Off ACTA As Dead

EU Rapporteur Deals Major Blow To ACTA: Recommends Rejection By European Parliament

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At the end of a morning of discussions about ACTA organized by the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, the Rapporteur for ACTA, David Martin, has recommended that the European Parliament should reject the treaty, saying: "in the end I think the hopes of ACTA are outweighed by the...
EU Rapporteur Deals Major Blow To ACTA: Recommends Rejection By European Parliament
ACTA reeks of death: European Parliament urged to reject the anti-piracy treaty

As ACTA 1.0 Lies Dying, Are G8 Countries Already Working On ACTA 2.0?

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As we recently reported, ACTA has been dealt a serious blow by the EU Rapporteur's recommendation that the European Parliament should reject the treaty. In a fascinating leaked document (pdf) obtained by EDRI, it seems that even the G8 countries have accepted that ACTA is probably dead -- and have...
As ACTA 1.0 Lies Dying, Are G8 Countries Already Working On ACTA 2.0?

European rapporteur tells EU not to ratify ACTA

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The US' attempts to push the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) were dealt a possible hit after new European Parliament rapporteur David Martin published (PDF) a recommendation that the representatives for European Union's member states reject the bill. Echoing the same sentiments that led his predecessor to quit in protest, he...
European rapporteur tells EU not to ratify ACTA

ACTA Rapporteur's Recommendations: Reject Treaty, But Ask European Commission To Come Up With Replacement

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Last week, the EU Rapporteur on ACTA, David Martin, announced he would recommend that the European Parliament reject the treaty. He has now made good on that promise in his report, available in draft form (pdf): The intended benefits of this international agreement are far outweighed by the potential threats...
ACTA Rapporteur's Recommendations: Reject Treaty, But Ask European Commission To Come Up With Replacement
European parliament advised to reject global anti-piracy agreement

Thought SOPA Was Bad? 10 Reasons to Oppose ACTA

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So, we've shot down SOPA and PIPA. Congratulations Internets for a job well done. Mission accomplished, right? Not so much. While that's two bad pieces of legislation pushed back, there's much more where that came from. Leaving aside existing nastiness like the DMCA, we also have the even nastier Anti-Counterfeiting...
Thought SOPA Was Bad? 10 Reasons to Oppose ACTA

ACTA suffers major blow following European rejection call

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ACTA, the controversial anti-counterfeit and copyright-bolstering treaty, which at one point threatened the very existence of the Web, may not have its desired global effect should the European Parliament reject the trade agreement.And it’s one step closer to being thrown out after the guiding “rapporteur” for the treaty warned fellow parliamentarians not to...
ACTA suffers major blow following European rejection call

Will Brazil's 'Anti-ACTA' Marco Civil Be Subverted By Copyright Lobbyists At The Last Moment?

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Just over a year ago Techdirt wrote about Brazil's Marco Civil -- essentially a civil-rights based framework for the Internet. At the time, we dubbed it an "anti-ACTA", since it seemed to protect many of the things that ACTA sought to attack. It all seemed a little too good to...
Will Brazil's 'Anti-ACTA' Marco Civil Be Subverted By Copyright Lobbyists At The Last Moment?

Is The US Meddling In Polish ACTA Voting?

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With the immediate threat from SOPA/PIPA on hold, people have started to turn their attention to the long-running saga of ACTA. While it was being negotiated behind closed doors, few people knew about it, and protests against it were muted. Now that it has finally emerged into the open and...
Is The US Meddling In Polish ACTA Voting?

ACTA 'May Interfere With Fundamental Freedoms' -- EU Data Protection Supervisor

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The dramatic announcement that the EU's rapporteur on ACTA, David Martin, would be recommending that the European Parliament should reject the treaty was made at the end of a morning conference on the subject organized by Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament. One of those speaking in favor of...
ACTA 'May Interfere With Fundamental Freedoms' -- EU Data Protection Supervisor
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