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Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] katsuko at post
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] electricdruid at The fiasco continues

ACTA in a Nutshell –

What is ACTA?  ACTA is the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. A new intellectual property enforcement treaty being negotiated by the United States, the European Community, Switzerland, and Japan, with Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Mexico, Jordan, Morocco, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, and Canada recently announcing that they will join in as well.

Why should you care about ACTA? Initial reports indicate that the treaty will have a very broad scope and will involve new tools targeting “Internet distribution and information technology.”

What is the goal of ACTA? Reportedly the goal is to create new legal standards of intellectual property enforcement, as well as increased international cooperation, an example of which would be an increase in information sharing between signatory countries’ law enforcement agencies.

Essential ACTA Resources

  • Read more about ACTA here: ACTA Fact Sheet
  • Read the authentic version of the ACTA text as of 15 April 2011, as finalized by participating countries here: ACTA Finalized Text
  • Follow the history of the treaty’s formation here: ACTA history
  • Read letters from U.S. Senator Ron Wyden wherein he challenges the constitutionality of ACTA: Letter 1 | Letter 2 | Read the Administration’s Response to Wyden’s First Letter here: Response
  • Watch a short informative video on ACTA: ACTA Video
  • Watch a lulzy video on ACTA: Lulzy Video

Say NO to ACTA. It is essential to spread awareness and get the word out on ACTA.

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Date: 2012-01-24 08:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fluted.livejournal.com
Goddamn, it's just one after another. I'm so tired of it. OTL

Also can I friend you on DW?

Date: 2012-01-24 08:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fluted.livejournal.com
Oh, pffft. It's all good, at least. I'm glad I asked before jumping the gun. |DD

Date: 2012-01-24 09:45 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fluted.livejournal.com
Yeah, you'd think. OTL

Date: 2012-01-24 05:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aletheya.livejournal.com
It's ridiculous, that's what it is. I like my privacy and I damn well would like to keep it. Sometimes human stupidity is astounding x.x

Date: 2012-02-07 09:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] takeshikajima.livejournal.com
Hi, world, you've all destroyed my faith unanimously, and I must now punch you in the face.

Seriously, politicians and greedy Hollywood jackasses nowadays. <_< (This is Taka, BTW. Been a while. |3)

Date: 2012-02-07 10:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] takeshikajima.livejournal.com
Still having IRC problems? ;;

And it's telling when the so-called American Dream turns out to be a gigantic sham made to constrict the point of having free speech. Hollywood needs a reality check. :|

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