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Originally posted by hellzdoms
So I decided to make a thread about this whole new ACTA thing...It might sound good but I tell you something. It is not.
So to explain what ACTA is-
ACTA - The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is a proposed plurilateral agreement for the purpose of establishing international standards on intellectual property rights enforcement in Europe.
ACTA would establish a new international legal framework that would create its "own governing body outside existing international institutions" such as - the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) or the United Nations.
An open letter signed by many organizations, including Consumers International, EDRi (27 European civil rights and privacy NGOs), the Free Software Foundation (FSF), the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), ASIC (French trade association for web 2.0 companies), and the Free Knowledge Institute (FKI), states that "the current draft of ACTA would profoundly restrict the fundamental rights and freedoms of European citizens, most notably the freedom of expression and communication privacy."
The following video should explain more.
But before I post it I would like to ask you. How would you feel if I could not provide a source of my information, because of copyright..All you would have got is 'this website is blocked' or' this video does not work in this country'. Now that would be dreadful. I would be sent to prison for sharing information.
As the video explains this counterfeit system is not exactly the best.
This is the following video-
Furthermore, before I finish this thread.
I think it’s the time to end this. Companies are going crazy and mad with power. When I say companies. Yes I consider most of the modern governments run by corporations and others. They require this because they are scare of our freedom to enjoy videos and other things. Please watch the video and do share it along with others. It is important just like SOPA itself.
I want freedom and so do you.
It’s time to change this.
It’s time to ACTAgainst it.
I'm bumping this thread as the ACTA legislatian was signed by over 20 countries, including the US and Japan. It bypasses national parliments and has worldwide ramifications. Effectively it would give a limited quantity of corporations the power the censor the internet. We need to mobilise agianst ACTA just as we did against SOPA and PIPA. We need to let them know that we will not stand by while they censor the World Wide Web.
He told that he won't bend over hackers and pirates blackmail.