The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Although the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) will not require any immediate changes to Australian laws, the Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has expressed concern over potential future pressures on Australian copyright control from other countries.
By Chloe Herrick | 25 November, 2010 11:19
The proposed multilateral Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has hit a stumbling block over the liability of ISPs in allowing customers access to peer-to-peer file-sharing sites and the inclusion of geographic indicators.
By Jennifer Baker | 08 September, 2010 23:22
Another round of negotiations, another leak: Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) published what it says is the latest draft of the secret Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement (ACTA) over the weekend.
By Peter Sayer | 07 September, 2010 02:56
The European Union "will not swallow" U.S. hypocrisy when negotiating an anti-counterfeiting agreement, said the senior E.U. representative involved in the talks.
By Jennifer Baker | 14 July, 2010 02:15
U.S. copyright official Steven Tepp said Tuesday he doesn't understand many of the current objections to the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), a 37-nation effort to enforce copyright and counterfeit laws across international borders.
By Grant Gross | 26 May, 2010 06:13
It has been public knowledge for quite a while that many of the world's governments have been working on an "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, but none of the details of what they were thinking was public knowledge, in spite of a few leaked documents. The people involved in the negotiations seem to have believed that a knowledgeable public would just get in their way.
By Scott Bradner | 27 April, 2010 07:04