Latest Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Stories

2014-02-17 08:26:21

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ACTA Legislation Rejected By European Parliament
2012-07-05 13:30:41

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (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, according to various media reports. Backers of the ACTA said the act would curb counterfeiting, unpaid downloads and media streaming services, creating a common...

EU Court Rules Against Mandatory Anti-Piracy Filters For Social Networks
2012-02-17 05:30:04

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. The ruling handed down by the EU Court of Justice stated that "the owner of an online social network cannot be obliged to install a general filtering system, covering all its users, in order to prevent the unlawful use of musical and...

2012-01-28 08:54:21

A controversial piece of legislation designed to prevent counterfeiting, piracy, and copyright theft has been approved by the executive body of the European Union (EU), leading to protests in several countries, the resignation of a top official, and threats of retaliation from an infamous group of hackers. According to Forbes Contributor E.D. Kain, Contributor, the bill, known as the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), was signed by the European Commission on Thursday. Kain and...

2010-04-17 15:11:59

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, officials from the U.S. trade announced on Friday. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office said in a statement that the "The agreement can be concluded soon if other participants make it a priority to achieve such progress now." Activists for digital rights are worried the proposed...

2005-10-26 10:59:06

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. "The United States is deeply concerned by the violations of intellectual property rights in China," U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman said in a statement that the United States was invoking a rarely used...

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