ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) Reject ACTA

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament have just announced that they will reject the controversial treaty called ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement). “Although we unambiguously support the protection of intellectual property rights, we also champion fundamental rights and freedoms. We have serious concerns that ACTA does not strike the right balance,” announced Guy … Continue reading ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) Reject ACTA

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.