Tag: ACTA

November 27, 2010 / Text

It has been some time since I mentioned the quiet yet highly dangerous global agreement on copyright that is being drafted and adopted with little public consultation, knowledge or understanding.  Where once I had hoped out of all the global players sitting behind closed doors,…

March 22, 2010 / Audio

The negotiations are secret as is the text of the agreement, but what is ACTA then? What will adopting this international treaty on counterfeit and piracy effect the everyday activities we take part in offline and online. My guest, Mike Masnick of techdirt.com, has been…

March 21, 2010 / Text

The first time I heard about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was in a news report on EURACTIV.com about how something called ACTA had suffered a defeat in the EU parliament.  I figured it was one of these anti-file sharing, increase-internet surveillance type bills you…