Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jul 2012 12:59 UTC
Legal While our beloved readers from the United States celebrate their independence (have a good one, guys and girls), the European Parliament has just voted against ACTA with an absolutely overwhelming majority: 478 against ACTA, 39 in favour (and 165 abstentions). I'm raising a coffee to this one, kids.
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Hold the fireworks...
by B. Janssen on Wed 4th Jul 2012 13:10 UTC
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The responsible commissoner De Gucht already said 14 days ago that he would ignore any parliament decision and only accept the European Court decision. A rejection through the court will just initiate a new, ammended version. ACTA is not over yet. See De Guchts statement in front of the parliament:

BTW, I submitted this 14 days ago.

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