Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Mar 2010 16:58 UTC
Legal We have some very, very good news for Europeans (which happens to include myself): we have the European Parliament on our sides when it comes to battling ACTA. If you may recall, ACTA is basically an attempt by the US to impose upon the rest of the world draconian measures like three strikes laws and the DMCA. All parties within the European Parliament have together put forth a resolution that would effectively tackle ACTA.
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Thom just wants legalized piracy
by nt_jerkface on Tue 9th Mar 2010 19:31 UTC
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rigorous; unusually severe or cruel: Draconian forms of punishment.

How is three strikes Draconian? You're given two warnings before losing internet access. Is enforcing the law Draconian?

What exactly do you want Thom? Legalized piracy? Put millions of geeks out of work so consumers can spend more money on junk food?

It has been said before that geeks are the worst when it comes to undermining their own industry. Thom would put people who read this site out of work or into other industries just so he can feel better about torrenting movies.

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