June Deadline; To approve or disapprove ACTA.

" The European Parliament’s international trade committee has rejected a proposal by David Martin, an MEP who is drafting the Parliament’s position on ACTA. Martin wanted to ask the European Court of Justice for its opinion on the controversial anti-piracy treaty, but the committee decided yesterday that wasn’t needed and will now vote in June … Continue reading June Deadline; To approve or disapprove ACTA.

10 Myths About ‘ACTA’ – The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

1. ACTA is a secret agreement. Negotiations were not transparent and conducted "behind closed doors". The European Parliament was not fully informed. The text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is publicly available to all. The negotiations for ACTA were not different from negotiations on any other international agreement. It is a fact that such … Continue reading 10 Myths About ‘ACTA’ – The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.