EU: Leaked ACTA draft reveals plans for internet clampdown

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ISPs must snoop on subscribers or face being sued by content owners (Computerworld, link). Leaked Commission Note (pdf) and Leaked section of draft agreement (pdf): The EU (represented by the Commission) is taking part in negotiations on the drafting of an Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). These negotiations were launched in 2007 amongst an initial group of interested parties and then continued with a broader group of participants; to date those include Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States.

See also: European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) highly critical of proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA): Press Release (pdf) and Opinion: full-text (pdf).

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