Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Jun 2010 21:47 UTC
Legal We've talked about ACTA before. ACTA is an anti-capitalistic treaty which implements several measures that will seriously hurt people's freedoms, rights, and privacy, all to, among other things, support a failing business model from an industry which has failed time and time again to adapt to a changing market. In any working free market, business models are allowed to fail, but the US/EU governments clearly don't see it that way. India has now announced that it is going to forge its own anti-ACTA coalition in an effort to undermine the new treaty.
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RE: What.
by jjmckay on Thu 3rd Jun 2010 19:51 UTC in reply to "What."
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> ACTA is an anti-capitalistic treaty

What? Anti-capitalist? For me, it's very pro-capitalist – it's created for the benefit of the big corporations, and against the common people. So sorry, I think You are wrong.

There's a huge misconception as to what is capitalism. The western world is not capitalist. We are corporatist. ACTA is anti-capitalist. ACTA is corporatist. Another term for corporatism is 'crony capitalism'. See this series:

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