Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th May 2012 07:47 UTC
Legal "ACTA is effectively dead, the European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda admitted Friday. An official spokesman said the 'political reality' was the fight was over. Neelie Kroes, speaking at a conference in Berlin, told delegates: 'We have recently seen how many thousands of people are willing to protest against rules which they see as constraining the openness and innovation of the Internet. This is a strong new political voice. And as a force for openness, I welcome it, even if I do not always agree with everything it says on every subject. 'We are now likely to be in a world without SOPA and without ACTA.'" That's how we roll, web.
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Be careful of being told you've won
by Dasher42 on Mon 7th May 2012 16:10 UTC
Dasher42
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2007-04-05

The CIA has used it to disrupt groups of people, the tactic of infiltrating a group and then spreading the word, "We've won!" People don't show up to keep up the fight.

Don't stop keeping an eye out for ACTA-like bills. The people who pushed it still have the will and the resources to keep trying.

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