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We've already discussed at length how a massive new international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is being crafted in total secrecy, with no input from independent parties or the consumers it will impact. That's particularly troubling for broadband users and ISPs, given leaked information on the plan suggests the agreement may include mandatory three strikes filters for carriers, erode ISP safe harbor protections, and extend many of the more troubling and myopic aspects of US DMCA copyright law internationally.
It's not just consumers, the press and independent analysts who ar
There are already plenty of civil remedies that copyright owners can see against those who infringe on their works. Why should taxpayers be expected to foot the bill for enforcing copyrights that are owned by private entities?
Originally posted by ROBL240
I personally think it'll force many to get off their braindead computers and back into reading books again, which surely cant be a bad thing.