anti-counterfeiting trade agreement
3 threats to Internet rights in 2013
The battle over Internet rights has only just begun. Here's what to look for this year.
On Jan 4, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Looking back on the legacy of SOPA
Kevin Collier reflects on how the Stop Online Piracy Act ushered in a new era of digital advocacy online and around the world.
On Aug 22, 2012 by Kevin Collier
ACTA defeated by EU
The treaty would have created invasive powers to police file sharing online.
On Jul 4, 2012 by Kevin Collier
European Parliament begins final vote on ACTA
Both sides attempt some last-minute political maneuvering as the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement comes up for a final vote in Europe.
On Jul 3, 2012 by Kevin Collier
European Union prepares final vote on ACTA
Following a flurry of protest, one final European Union will weigh in on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement before it's brought to a formal vote.
On Jun 20, 2012 by Kevin Collier
Official opposition to ACTA is growing
Four E.U. committees have voted to reject ACTA in five days.
On Jun 4, 2012 by Kevin Collier
3 EU committees vote against ACTA
The three committees have merely an advising role, but the move shows that momentum against the trade agreement is rising.
On May 31, 2012 by Kevin Collier
The Netherlands staunchly opposes ACTA
The country’s House of Representatives not only pledged to never sign ACTA, it also vowed to never to sign trade agreements like it.
On May 30, 2012 by Kevin Collier
European protesters plot massive march against ACTA
Internet activists in 58 European cities will stand in solidarity against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement on June 9.
On May 29, 2012 by Kevin Collier
European Union adviser wants to reject ACTA
ACTA rapporteur David Martin conluded that "the hopes do not pay for the fears."
On Apr 16, 2012 by Kevin Collier
Canada’s Pirate Party plans protests against Internet regulation
At issue are two controversial bills comparable to the Stop Online Piracy Act in the U.S. and the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.
On Mar 23, 2012 by Kevin Collier
ACTA kicked to Europe’s highest court
The antipiracy treaty is now stalled as the European Commission ask for a ruling on its legality.
On Feb 22, 2012 by David Holmes
Bulgaria and The Netherlands reject ACTA
Both European countries dismissed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement on human rights violations.
On Feb 15, 2012 by Kevin Morris
Did Germany just kill ACTA?
Germany announced Friday it will put discussion of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement on hold until June.
On Feb 10, 2012 by Kevin Morris