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ACTA killed: MEPs destroy treaty in final vote

The European Parliament has rejected ACTA, a controversial trade agreement, which was widely criticized over its likely assault on internet freedoms.

Supporters of the treaty suggested postponing the crucial voting at the Parliament plenary on Wednesday, but members of the parliament decided not to delay the decision any further.

MEPs voted overwhelmingly against ACTA, with 478 votes against and only 39 in favor of it. There were 146 abstentions.

Read more: http://www.rt.com/news/acta-eu-parliament-vote-400/

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RESPECT!!!

*SMASH*

Hahahaha awesome! Thanks for that!!! :)

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

HUURRAAAYYY!!!

not sure how CISPA will go in USA, but ACTA was a International trade agreement which means it would have had some consequence here too.

His name is Edward Snowden

What is Capitalism?
http://youtu.be/yNF09pUPypw

This was just a bait and

This was just a bait and switch by the Build-A-Burgers!

Probably true but...

European politicians actually seem to listen to the public. And remember that the world looks and IS a lot freer that what it seems from a US perspective. North American media is very adept at distorting reality.

I see this as a very good sign as it seems that everything from stopping these bills to public dissent against their establishments begin in Europe and eventually seep through the cracks of passive propaganda. Even the European financial collapse is a foreshadowing of what's to come to the US.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Ok

so which bill do they plan to replace it with and what will it doe?

TPTB

are under pressure from everywhere.

You are right. But the pressure grows day by day now. They will not win. All it takes is one person to blow the BIG whistle ;o)

bump for Liberty!

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on to the next one

on to the next one

excuse me when I say...

Fuck yes! Although, I'm not sure how much longer we'll be able to keep the internet free.