Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jan 2012 22:50 UTC, submitted by kragil
Internet & Networking I promise we'll have more on ACTA next week, but for now, I'm too busy to properly cover the subject. In any case, the European Commission signed it today, but that means little - each individual member state's parliament still has to ratify it, and if one votes against it, it's over. The European Parliament has to accept it too - not a done deal either. My opinion on the matter is clear.
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Profit is for the better good...
by hakossem on Fri 27th Jan 2012 13:35 UTC
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Profit is for the better good... as long as there is competition. This is the base of our economy and what is leading the economic growth for the last two hundred years.
Intellectual property, as it is today, is used to avoid competition.
When the president and governments are fighting against competition, we shouldn't be surprise the economy goes bad... ACTA will only make it worse.

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