Posts by tag: acta

huh..? July 10, 2012 posted by

ACTA returns via a backdoor trade treaty between Canada and the EU

Literally days after ACTA was decisively struck down by the European parliament, the entertainment industry is back with another attempt to ramroad this ugly legislation into force, but this time using an upcoming trade agreement between Canada and the EU as the vehicle. A nice little underhand backdoor approach. The new trade agreement, CETA (Canada EU Trade Agreement), is in the final stages of negotiation, and miraculously it now contains a bunch of ACTA terms in full. It even specifically refers to…

Read More