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ACTA, an international effort to criminalize copyright infringement spearheaded by music and film production companies in the US, Canada and Japan was defeated by an overwhelming majority by the European Parliament this week
Social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook cannot be forced to install anti-piracy filters designed to prevent users from illegally sharing copyrighted materials such as music and videos, the European Union's highest court ruled on Thursday.
A controversial piece of legislation has been approved by the executive body of the European Union.
Digital rights activists, who have been concerned over trade in fake and pirated goods, are close to reaching an agreement on a deal being negotiated with several countries.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has asked China to provide evidence of what it is doing to stop the "rampant" piracy and counterfeiting of American goods ranging from movie, music and software to auto parts, medicine and shampoo, U.S. trade officials said on Wednesday.
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