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News about ACTA
  • ACTA treaty could pressure future changes for Aussie laws: EFA

    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.

  • EU parliamentarians criticize anti-counterfeiting deal

    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.

  • US copyright official discounts ACTA concerns

    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.

Features about ACTA
  • ACTA: No longer secret but still plenty to worry about

    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.