[Wikimedia-l] Mexican government signs ACTA

Salvador A salvador1983 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 20:26:51 UTC 2012

In fact, it is not a copyright issue. Wimedia and Wikipedia is not against

It is a issue about legal control. The current redaction of ACTA would bind
to a signing country to create jurisdictional tools for closing and
censoring pages only with "presumption" of copyright violation. For
instance, every Wikipedia's article with a copypaste template could be
closed by a judge.

2012/7/13 geni <geniice at gmail.com>

> On 12 July 2012 17:31, Ivan Martínez <galaver at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> > The agency that regulates in Mexico the Industrial Property (IMPI) signed
> > the ACTA agreement in Japan yesterday. Here's the official press
> > release[1].
> What exact issues is ACTA meant to cause us. Remember stronger
> copyright controls are in many ways in Wikipedia's interest. It kills
> off any potential competition.
> --
> geni
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