Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Ageement (ACTA)

ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, has several features that raise significant potential concerns for consumers’ privacy and civil liberties, for innovation and the free flow of information on the Internet, legitimate commerce, and for developing countries’ ability to choose policy options that best suit their domestic priorities and level of economic development.

Google attorney slams ACTA copyright treaty CNET News, May 7, 2010
Ending secrecy, U.S. releases draft of ACTA Publishers Weekly, April 27, 2010
Treaty targets Internet, not knockoff purses San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2010
Potential threats to online free expression seen in draft trade treaty Reporters Without Borders, April 23, 2010
U.S. groups slam anti-piracy accord’s draft text Reuters, April 21, 2010
Draft trade agreement worries technology companies Associated Press, April 22, 2010
Draft of secretive international copyright treaty leaked – Confirms fears about internet freedom Alternet, April 19, 2010

The ACTA copyright treaty and why you should care GigaOM, May 2, 2010
ACTA year-long impounding of suspected fakes could hurt business Out-Law News, April 28, 2010
ACTA: No longer secret but still plenty to worry about Network World, April 26, 2010
ACTA released, only very slightly less awful than expected techdirt, April 21, 2010
Is the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Unconstitutional? The Volokh Conspiracy, March 26, 2010
Concerns about Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) Global Voices, February 25, 2020
Let’s act on ACTA before it’s too late Linux Journal, November 9, 2009
Transparency of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Act (ACTA) Huffington Post, November 3, 2009
The real ACTA threat (it’s not iPod-scanning border guards) Ars Technica, June 2, 2008
Counterfeit Democracy Multinational Monitor Editor’s Blog, September 15, 2008