Archive for February 21st, 2010

ACTA Internet Chapter Leaks: Renegotiates WIPO, Sets 3 Strikes as Model

Several months after a European Union memo discussing the ACTA Internet chapter leaked, the actual chapter itself has now leaked.  First covered by PC World, the new leak fully confirms the earlier reports and mirrors the language found in the EU memo.  This is the chapter that required non-disclosure agreements last fall. 

The contents are not particulary surprising given the earlier leaks, but there are three crucial elements: notice-and-takedown, anti-circumvention rules, and ISP liability/three strikes. 

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February 21, 2010 42 comments News