ACTA Signed by EU

The EU signed off on the treaty Thursday, and now ACTA only needs to pass the Europe’s Parliament before becoming official. Kader Arif, the monitor for ACTA, resigned after the signing ceremony due to: “the whole process which led to the signature of this agreement: no consultation of the civil society, lack of transparency since the beginning of negotiations, repeated delays of the signature of the text without any explanation...

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Obama Signed ACTA in 2011

In September 2011, President Obama signed that ACTA, which is slightly confusing since ACTA is a treaty for Intellectual Property, but the President of the USA can’t sign treaties without the Senate’s approval. On an ACTA petition website, it claims that President Obama negotiated this treaty in secret with members from other countries. The irony is that the President opposed USA’s own SOPA and PIPA, so what gives?...

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