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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RE[3]: Hold the fireworks...
by cyrilleberger on Thu 5th Jul 2012 06:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Hold the fireworks..."
cyrilleberger
Member since:
2006-02-01

Once assembled, only the 1st commisioner can dismss another commissioner. So to get rid if De Gucht pester Barroso.

Yeah, sure, because Barroso the ultra-liberal, ultra-atlantist guy is going to rmemove De Gucht over ACTA ?

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B. Janssen Member since:
2006-10-11

"Once assembled, only the 1st commisioner can dismss another commissioner. So to get rid if De Gucht pester Barroso.

Yeah, sure, because Barroso the ultra-liberal, ultra-atlantist guy is going to rmemove De Gucht over ACTA ?
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I didn't say it would work, but that's one of two ways how you can get rid of a commissioner. The other is to fully replace the *whole* commission through a vote of no confidence by the parliament. Sounds more likely? Didn't think so.

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

What's an ultra-atlantist? Someone who wants to find Atantis?

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RE[5]: Hold the fireworks...
by zima on Thu 5th Jul 2012 15:40 in reply to "RE[4]: Hold the fireworks..."
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Maybe the other way, someone who wants to sink more large stuff?

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