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Should You Act On ACTA? What Australians Need To Know

Should You Act On ACTA? What Australians Need To Know

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement certainly sounds, just on the name of the thing alone, like not such a bad idea. But for the basic principles of personal privacy it is, and it’s the latest in the recent rash of acronymic acts that the Internet’s up in arms about. Here’s what…

Leaked: ISPs Worldwide To Become Copyright Cops?

Leaked: ISPs Worldwide To Become Copyright Cops?

New negotiations for an international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) kick off today, and this round focuses on a secretive internet piracy plan drafted by the US government. No text has been released, but secret copyright treaty details have surfaced. It’s not looking good.