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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...


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