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U.S. Government Says ACTA a National Security Secret

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Friday March 13, 2009
The U.S. government has denied a freedom of information act request for several Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement documents, invoking a clause that says that the documents are protected as national security secrets. The provision applies in cases where there could be "damage to the national security and the original classification authority is able to identify or describe the damage." The content of the documents has been reported here and here.
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Nathan said:

This..
is a bunch of goddamn BS. They simply want to keep people in the dark as much as possible so as to limit their understanding of this proposed enforcement.
March 13, 2009

CHRONOSS said:

What did th EU say
what did the EU say, whats wrong here about the US position , is it hollywood pulling the strings,
HI JOE BIDEN , the true king
March 13, 2009

Dwight Williams said:

Unnerving
To put it mildly, that's the word for this declaration. Can humanity as a whole afford this kind of opacity?
March 14, 2009

1984 said:

thought police
get ready here it comes
March 16, 2009

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