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EU & US Negotiators Looking To Hold Blind & Deaf Access Rights Hostage To Get A New ACTA/SOPA

Posted by 4starshost.com on October 24, 2012

We already talked about how US officials have been working against a treaty to allow more access to copyrighted works for the disabled, but the latest report from Jamie Love highlights an even more nefarious part of the strategy. To hold the agreement hostage in order to backdoor in certain elements of ACTA/SOPA. This is mainly being led by the EU, but with support from the US. And the main part is putting lots of red tape around any exceptions — and tying it to more standardized enforcement, which is what ACTA was really all about.

 

Read more: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20121020/23344420778/eu-us-negotiators-looking-to-hold-blind-deaf-access-rights-hostage-to-get-new-actasopa.shtml

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