[Foundation-l] ACTA analysis?

Tomasz Ganicz polimerek at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 11:05:10 UTC 2012

2012/1/25 Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki at gmail.com>:
> Tomasz Ganicz, 25/01/2012 09:22:
>> I don't know if there is manpower for this - but it would be great if
>> the analysis covers also impact of ACTA on EU law and EU related
>> Wikipedias (those which have majority of editors from EU countries).
>> In case of EU - there is slightly more time -than for US. ACTA was
>> signed by Council of the European Union but not yet ratified by EU and
>> local Parliaments.
>> By the way - yesterday the Polish goverment officially announced that
>> it will sign ACTA at the moment where on streets of Warsaw there was
>> around 10 000 protesting people.
> The European Parliament spoke against ACTA following a huge campaign
> <http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+MOTION+P7-RC-2010-0154+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN>
> but I don't understand what happened after that.
> Given the current state of European affairs, it's not so unlikely that the
> Parliament will go against the Commission and/or governments.

It was just a resolution for more transparent negotiation process - it
does not mean that EU Parliament rejcted ACTA.

Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz

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