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.
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