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Leaked Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Threatens To Destroy Internet As We Know It

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posted on Nov, 5 2009 @ 05:46 PM
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Leaked Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Threatens To Destroy Internet As We Know It




The internet chapter of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, a secret copyright treaty whose text Obama’s administration refused to disclose due to “national security” concerns, has leaked. It’s bad. It says:

* That ISPs have to proactively police copyright on user-contributed material. This means that it will be impossible to run a service like Flickr or YouTube or Blogger, since hiring enough lawyers to ensure that the mountain of material uploaded every second isn’t infringing will exceed any hope of profitability.

* That ISPs have to cut off the Internet acc
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Related News Links:
www.eff.org

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posted on Nov, 5 2009 @ 05:46 PM
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I believe the first meeting was in April, Heres the related thread

www.abovetopsecret.com...

But now they're in their 2nd meeting about this in Seoul Korea. Happening right now.



The US, along with all the countries of the European Union as well as Japan, Canada, Australia and a handful of other countries, are involved in the negotiations. The worst-case scenario could see popular Web sites like YouTube and Flickr shut down because of a provision in the treaty that would force them to monitor everything uploaded to the site for copyright violations.

Thanks to my friend Manny Guevarra for sharing this..

Pass it on people


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posted on Nov, 5 2009 @ 05:48 PM
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www.thedailyswarm.com... -et-al/

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posted on Nov, 5 2009 @ 06:03 PM
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# Well looks ike the takeover from the elites is coming closer since the internet is falling apart



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