Archive for February 8th, 2010

European Commission Responds To ACTA Questions

The European Commission has posted a response to one of the many questions raised by members of the European Parliament about ACTA.  The EC seeks to pacify the ACTA concerns by arguing that the treaty will be limited in scope and is targeted at commercial activities: The Commission can inform […]

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February 8, 2010 13 comments News

NY Times on ACTA

The New York Times has a feature story on ACTA today that includes comments from an EU official rejecting a single solution to Internet issues as well as comments from a Swedish official calling for the release of the draft text.

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February 8, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Concerns Mount Over British Digital Economy Bill

The UK Digital Economy Bill is facing mounting criticism, as an influential group of MPs has expressed concern the bill may violate human rights.

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February 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Another MEP Raises ACTA Concerns

Finnish Member of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala has added her voice to the concerns over ACTA, calling for greater transparency.

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February 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

British Library To Offer 65,000 Free E-book Downloads

The British Library plans to make more than 65,000 19th century works of fiction available as free downloads for the public this spring.

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February 8, 2010 1 comment Must Reads