A secret treaty is bad news? I'm shocked! shocked!
November 4, 2009 8:49 AM Subscribe
posted by jeffburdges (78 comments total)
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The Obama administration's proposed internet sections of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
(ACTA) have been leaked
, the analysis
says it's very bad
ACTA would force the disastrous U.S. style notice-and-takedown rules upon the other signatories, and create prohibitions on breaking DRM, even when lawful for other purposes. There are new requirements for ISPs far beyond even the U.S.'s DMCA : ISPs become liable for user contributed content, and must cut off internet access for users accused of infringement.