ACTA ignites concerns about threat to Internet freedom

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BERLIN - Braving subzero temperatures, hundreds of thousands of Europeans across the continent were to take to the streets Saturday, protesting an international trade agreement many say will overrule democratic institutions, jeopardize civil liberties and stifle technological innovation.

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#1 Feb 13, 2012
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"This is interesting. KADER ARIF, the 'rapporteur' for ACTA, has quit that role in disgust over the process behind getting the EU to sign onto ACTA."

"A rapporteur is a person 'appointed by a deliberative body to investigate an issue.' However, it appears his investigation of ACTA didn't make him very pleased:"


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