(Masnick 2012. European Parliament official in charge of ACTA quits, and denounces the ‘masquerade’ behind ACTA


Masnick, Mike. European Parliament official in charge of ACTA quits, and denounces the ‘masquerade’ behind ACTA. Techdirt. 2012 Jan 26. Available from: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120126/11014317553/european-parliament-official-charge-acta-quits-denounces-masquerade-behind-acta.shtml. Accessed 2012 Jan 27. Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/650qKuHwd.

Masnick reports the resignation of Kader Arif, the European Parliament rapporteur for ACTA (a proposed international treaty that would have included draconian and repressive intellectual-property restrictions), and quotes the vivid terms in which Arif denounced the legislative process by which ACTA had been prepared for adoption.

 


ACTA   Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

 

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