Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Oct 2011 13:31 UTC
Legal A few days ago, several countries signed ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. As you are probably aware, ACTA was drafted up in secret, and is basically Obama/Biden's attempt to impose the US' draconian pro-big business/big content protection laws on the rest of the world ('sign it, or else'). The European Parliament still has to vote on it, and as such, Douwe Korff, professor of international law at the London Metropolitan University, and Ian Brown senior research fellow at the University of Oxford, performed a 90-page study, with a harsh conclusion: ACTA violates fundamental human rights.
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Call me contrarian...
by jackeebleu on Tue 4th Oct 2011 21:34 UTC
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But if I'm not stealing content or media, what's the problem? y'all the same people complain about the TSA and airport screening, but let a plane blow up and its all this manufactured outrage about why no one was screening people right?

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