Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Jul 2012 07:16 UTC
Legal "While the court referral has attracted the lion share of attention, my weekly technology law column reports that there is an alternate secret strategy in which Canada plays a key role. According to recently leaked documents, the EU plans to use the Canada - EU Trade Agreement, which is nearing its final stages of negotiation, as a backdoor mechanism to implement the ACTA provisions. The CETA IP chapter has already attracted attention due to EU pharmaceutical patent demands that could add billions to provincial health care costs, but the bigger story may be that the same chapter features a near word-for-word replica of ACTA." Democracy? Bah humbug!
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RE: Don't panic
by shotsman on Tue 10th Jul 2012 16:27 UTC in reply to "Don't panic"
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The Commission does tend to ignore votes in the Parliament and run rough-shod over the democratic process.

Any organisation who can include Peter Mandelson as a former member shows just shows its pedegree.

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