[LINK] copyright 'protection'

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Mon Apr 13 01:42:55 AEST 2009

A full draft has been leaked:


Jan Whitaker wrote:

> narramissic writes "Change is afoot at the Office 
> of the US Trade Representative. New details have 
> been released about an anti-counterfeiting trade 
> agreement that has been discussed in secret among 
> the US, Japan, the European Union and other 
> countries since 2006. Although the six-page 
> summary (PDF) provides little in the way of 
> specific detail about the current state of 
> negotiations, the release represents a change in 
> policy at the USTR, which had argued in the past 
> that information on the trade pact was 'properly 
> classified in the interest of national 
> security.'" Michael Geist has a timeline that 
> puts together more details about the ACTA 
> negotiations than any government has so far been willing to reveal.
> http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/04/07/2212227&from=rss

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