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Is It Time To Be Afraid of ACTA Yet?

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Xổ số kiến ​​thiết Tp.It only looks to involve the US and UK/EU at this point, but the broad plans of ACTA, the international , look like they could eventually become a de-facto standard for the whole wide world of e-commerce.

. The agreement is set up to protect against the boom in global media piracy, but the problem is that it’s almost impossible to solve this problem without trampling on multiple human rights at the same time.

Xổ số kiến ​​thiết Tp.That’s why the organizations Consumers International, EDRi, the Free Software Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, ASIC (a French trade association for web 2.0 companies), and the Free Knowledge Institute to protest the agreement and voice their concerns, or at least put on the breaks until cooler heads can have a look at this.

Xổ số kiến ​​thiết Tp.On Australian turf, the Australian Digital Alliance, Australian Library and Information Association, Choice (a non-profit consumer advocate), and the have formed a coalition stating much the same thing. In a package, reducing counterfeiting is important where it endangers consumer health or safety or is a good thing; but we shouldn’t have to roll heads to do it.