Archive for June 13th, 2011

Europe Considers Using CETA To Create “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Plus”

As Canada and the European Union continue their negotiations on a trade deal, a source has provided a copy of the EU proposal for the criminal intellectual property provisions. The IP criminal provisions was the one aspect left out of early drafts (the CETA leak from last year is available […]

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June 13, 2011 2 comments News

Governments Respond to UN Report On Three Strikes Violating International Law

More than 40 countries and delegations have responded at the Human Rights Council to the recent United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression report that criticizes three strikes/graduated response system. The response, which includes Canada as a co-signer, underscores […]

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June 13, 2011 3 comments Must Reads