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    Latvia Freezes ACTA Ratification, Germany Won't Sign For Now

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    Friday February 10, 2012
    Latvia has become the latest European country to freeze ratification of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and Germany has said it will await the European Parliament vote before deciding whether to sign the agreement. The moves comes as the mainstream media takes increasing notice of the ACTA protests (coverage from the Economist here) and continent-wide protests are planned for Saturday.
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    Why ACTA Could Be As Bad As SOPA

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    Tuesday February 07, 2012
    Alexander Furnas explains in the Atlantic why the broader implications of ACTA may make it as bad as SOPA. Furnas notes "while many of the alarmists specific claims are inaccurate, ACTA exposes the systemic danger in how international intellectual property regulation has evolved over the last 20 years."

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    Czech Republic, Slovakia Suspend ACTA Ratification

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    Tuesday February 07, 2012
    The Czech Republic and Slovakia have joined Poland in suspending ratification of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement in response to mounting protests over the agreement.
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    ACTA Protests Escalate Throughout Europe

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    Monday February 06, 2012
    AccessNow is maintaining an excellent map of the protests planned across the continent on February 11th, which has been designated an international day of action against ACTA. The issue has attracted mainstream media attention (eg. New York Times) and questions emerge about the likelihood the treaty will receive the necessary approvals for ratification.
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