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Thu May 31, 2012, 11:13 PM

'ACTA Could Turn Honest Citizens Into Criminals By Mistake'



Published on May 31, 2012 by RussiaToday

The controversial ACTA anti-piracy agreement has been dealt a blow by the European Parliament. Three key committees have voted against the treaty, citing concerns over its legality. ACTA sparked Europe-wide protests, with activists saying online freedom of speech is being put at risk.

Rick Falkvinge from the Swedish Pirate Party says the treaty is confused at best.

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- Well, it would seem that the ''Preservation of Ripped-Off Income for Executives and Lawyers Act'' better known as ACTA is going the same route as the Euro. And good riddance to both......

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3waygeek Jun 2012 #1

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Sat Jun 2, 2012, 05:39 AM

1. By Mistake?

I'd say that's exactly what ACTA is designed to do. Well, that, and funnel as many $$ as possible to content producers & providers.

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