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Open Letter By Eric S. Raymond To Chris Dodd (MPAA CEO)

http://esr.ibiblio.org

ESR writes about the perception of technologists on MPAA backed legislation such as SOPA/PIPA/ACTA. He tries to make it as clear as possible technologists will not have it. The internet and our computers will remain uncensored.

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We Have Every Right to Be Furious About ACTA

https://www.eff.org

"That is why today, as I release this report for which I was in charge, I want to send a strong signal and alert the public opinion about this unacceptable situation. I will not take part in this masquerade."

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EU signs ACTA, global internet censorship treaty

http://www.blacklistednews.com

If that wasn't bad enough, here are two more repressive acronyms that are about to get foisted upon the Free Internet

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ACTA Adopted By EU Governments, Now in EU Parliament's Hands

https://www.laquadrature.net

The ratification process in the Parliament is already characterized by the absence of transparency. The EU Parliament has refused to publish its legal services' full opinion on ACTA, saying that it would “seriously interfere with the complex ratification process”.

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EU Court of Justice: Censorship in Name of Copyright Violates Fundamental Rights

https://www.laquadrature.net

The European Court of Justice just rendered a historic decision in the Scarlet Extended case, which is crucial for the future of rights and freedoms on the Internet.

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ACTA Signed by 8 of 11 Countries - Now What?

https://www.eff.org

On Saturday October 1st, eight countries (the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Korea) signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in Tokyo, Japan.

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Will ACTA Be Killed in the EU?

http://www.laquadrature.net

ACTA will lead to a situation where the decision of whether a given content and its use are legal or not is no longer in the hands of a judge, but falls under an automated censorship regime programmed by private parties. As a result, fair use and the right to a fair trial will be crushed.

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European Parliament Study Confirms ACTA Must Be Rejected

http://www.laquadrature.net

As a result of the copyright lobbies' noxious influence, ACTA still includes a set of measures for stepping up the war on the sharing of culture over the Internet.

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US Proposals For Secret TPP 'Son Of ACTA' Treaty Leaked; Chock Full Of Awful Ideas

http://www.techdirt.com

The USTR has shown what it's learned from the ACTA negotiations: which is that it can absolutely get away with unprecedented levels of secrecy. It has no problem sharing details with industry representatives, but the public and consumers who will be most impacted by the intellectual property rules found in TPP are kept completely away.

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Tell the USTR to reject ACTA

http://www.fsf.org

The ACTA drafting process is finished, and countries are beginning to turn an eye toward signing it. Help us stand against it!

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WikiLeaks ACTA cables confirm it was a screwjob for the global poor

http://www.boingboing.net

The reason that ACTA was negotiated in secret among rich countries was that this was seen as the most expeditious way of getting a super-extreme copyright agreement passed with a minimum of fuss, and that all the poor countries who were excluded from the negotiation would later be coerced into agreeing to it.

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Son Of ACTA (But Worse): Meet TPP, The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

http://www.techdirt.com

Given the mounds of evidence suggesting that over protection via such laws is damaging to the economy, this is immensely troubling, and once again shows how the USTR is making policy by ignoring data. This is scary.

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EU's Main ACTA Supporter Caught Lying About ACTA

http://www.techdirt.com

As a few folks have submitted, EU Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht -- the main EU politician backing ACTA -- has been caught lying about ACTA.

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ACTA: Updated Analysis of the Final Version

http://www.laquadrature.net

By putting legal and monetary pressure on Internet service providers (in a most subtler way than in previous versions of the text), ACTA will give the music and movie industries a weapon to force them to police their networks and users themselves. Such a private police and justice of the Net is incompatible with democratic imperatives and represent a real threat for fundamental freedoms.

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European Parliament on its Way to Accept ACTA?

http://www.laquadrature.net

"This vote is a terrible blow to EU citizens. It shows that the conservatives and some of their allies can get the Parliament to vote in favor of ACTA."

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