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Jul 5, 2012

ACTA a goner, and DFAT scores collateral damage

A controversial copyright treaty looks dead in the water after the European parliament rejected it overnight. It's also in serious trouble here.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

For activists engaged in attempting to defend online freedom against government and corporate encroachment, there was a rare win overnight when the European Parliament voted to reject the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), and overwhelmingly so: the Treaty was rejected 478 to 39.

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  1. Gavin Moodie

    @ BK

    Thanx for your vigilance on this and for keeping us posted.

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