Post Tagged with: "anti-counterfeiting trade agreement"

Czech Republic, Slovakia Suspend ACTA Ratification

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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February 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled News

ACTA Protests Escalate Throughout Europe

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 […]

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February 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled News

Poland Suspends ACTA Ratification

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has announced the country is suspending its ratification of the Anti-Counterfeitint Trade Agreement. The announcement comes following huge protests in cities across the country.

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February 3, 2012 2 comments News

“Why I Signed ACTA”

Slovenia’s Ambassador to Japan offers a full explanation for why she signed ACTA: I signed ACTA out of civic carelessness, because I did not pay enough attention. Quite simply, I did not clearly connect the agreement I had been instructed to sign with the agreement that, according to my own […]

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February 3, 2012 1 comment News

MEP Says ACTA Goes Too Far

The Guardian features an exclusive interview with Kader Arif, the lead ACTA negotiator in the European Parliament who quit his position over objections that review process is a charade.

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February 2, 2012 Comments are Disabled News