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Postby aster » Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:48 am

There's no way ACTA is going to be unilaterally accepted by parliaments across the EU.

Whereas most of it makes sense and is necessary, the parts concerning the internet must have been written by complete nut jobs.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 31 Jan 2012 12:55 pm

aster wrote:the parts concerning the internet must have been written by complete nut jobs.


Democrats I'll warrant. :P

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 31 Jan 2012 1:15 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
aster wrote:the parts concerning the internet must have been written by complete nut jobs.


Democrats I'll warrant. :P



https://www.eff.org/issues/acta

The countries/entities who are in it are:

United States
European Community

Switzerland
Japan
Australia
the Republic of Korea
New Zealand
Mexico
Jordan
Morocco
Singapore
United Arab Emirates
Canada

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 31 Jan 2012 4:16 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:It is essentially innocent until proven guilty.

I think you meant the other way round, correct?


Yeah my bad. It should be been obvious by the rest of the tone of my post though I hope :)

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 31 Jan 2012 4:17 pm

nakatago wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
aster wrote:the parts concerning the internet must have been written by complete nut jobs.


Democrats I'll warrant. :P



https://www.eff.org/issues/acta

The countries/entities who are in it are:

United States
European Community

Switzerland
Japan
Australia
the Republic of Korea
New Zealand
Mexico
Jordan
Morocco
Singapore
United Arab Emirates
Canada


Obama plans to ratify it in the US by executive order, too. Not sure how that works.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 31 Jan 2012 4:17 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
aster wrote:the parts concerning the internet must have been written by complete nut jobs.


Democrats I'll warrant. :P


Plenty of clueless douches in the pockets of Hollywood on both sides of the aisle unfortunately :(

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Postby jepackt » Tue, 07 Feb 2012 6:20 pm

i really don't like acta. it is almost through and could seriously restrict some parts of the free internet!
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Postby aster » Tue, 07 Feb 2012 11:18 pm

Like I said, it won't get passed across Europe. They're already saying it would breach the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union which was adoped in full by all but three member states.

Plus it's so unpopular there's no way anyway to get it passed in all parliaments across the continent.


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