Hundreds of Thousands in Europe Protest ACTA Threat to Internet Freedom

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of Europeans across the continent protested an international trade agreement which could cripple internet freedom, jeopardize civil liberties and stifle technological innovation. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) attempts to protect intellectual property rights. But opponents say it forces private companies to police cyber-traffic, and it’s meeting stiff disapproval just as the SOPA and PIPA measures did in the U.S.

Read the whole article from USA Today. 

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