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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Don't be so sure
by JoeBuck on Tue 8th May 2012 00:53 UTC
JoeBuck
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2006-01-11

The copyright cartel will continue to try to get its provisions enacted by inserting them into treaties and trade agreements wherever they can. It's like whack-a-mole, they will keep coming back.

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