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Copyright Lobby Groups Press European Parliament to Pass ACTA

Copyright lobby groups are pressing the European Parliament to quickly pass ACTA. The letter is believed to be a response to a request for an Opinion on the compatibility of ACTA with the EU Treaties.

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May 5, 2011 Comments are Disabled News

European Parliament Passes Pro-ACTA Resolution

In a close vote of 331-294, the European Parliament has passed a resolution expressing general support for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  Insiders note that it was not a convincing or clear outcome for the EP.

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November 25, 2010 3 comments News

European Parliament Crowdsources Draft ACTA Resolution

Several Members of the European Parliament have posted a draft resolution on ACTA and encouraged the public to provide feedback.

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November 10, 2010 1 comment News

European Parliament Members Ask for Review Of ACTA’s Privacy Implications

Several Members of the European Parliament have written to the Article 29 Working Party to obtain an expert opinion on ACTA’s privacy and data protection implications.

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October 12, 2010 1 comment News

Politicians Speaking Out on ACTA

Politicians in Europe and Mexico are speaking out on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement just as ACTA nears completion.  In Europe, a majority of the European Parliament has signed Written Declaration 12. Initiated by MEPs Françoise Castex (S&D, FR), Alexander Alvaro (ALDE, DE), Stavros Lambrinidis (S&D, GR) and Zuzana Roithová (EPP, CZ). It expresses concern about ACTA by declaring that the negotiated agreement must respect freedom of expression, privacy, and net neutrality.  By obtaining support from a majority of MEPs, the declaration may be deemed adopted.  The full declaration states:

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September 8, 2010 1 comment News