Post Tagged with: "Mexico"

Mexico Signs ACTA Amid Speculation It Was Price of TPP Admission

Despite a Mexican Senate recommendation not to do so, Mexico unexpectedly signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement yesterday. There is some speculation that signing the agreement was a U.S. condition for joining the Trans Pacific Partnership talks. The Mexican Senate must still ratify the agreement for it to take effect.

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July 12, 2012 2 comments Must Reads

Mexico’s Largest University to Post Nearly All Publications and Course Materials Online

The National Autonomous University of Mexico, the largest university in Mexico, has said it will make virtually all of its publications, databases, and course materials freely available on the online over the next few years.

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November 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Mexican Senate Votes Against ACTA

The Mexican Senate has voted against ratifying the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. The vote comes on the heels of a European report that cautions against implementing ACTA without changes to EU law and guidelines for EU member state implementation.

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July 22, 2011 3 comments Must Reads

Mexican Senate Rejects ACTA

In what is likely the most significant political rejection of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement to date, the Mexican Senate has voted to recommend against signing ACTA. While the issue in the hands of the President, the domestic opposition is notable as it may foreshadow similar battles in countries around the […]

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June 23, 2011 6 comments Must Reads

Haggart on ACTA Transparency in Mexico

Blayne Haggart offers some insight into the fight for ACTA transparency in Mexico.

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March 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads