What’s (still) wrong with ACTA | Le Monde diplomatique
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There have been demonstrations in European cities, a petition by 2.5 million people and resignations by officials involved with the passage into law of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). The opposition is growing. Several countries (Germany, Latvia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria and the Netherlands) have expressed their concerns. And now the European Commission, once a supporter, has withheld its signature and referred the draft law to the European Court of Justice to rule on whether ACTA could deny fundamental freedoms.