European Commission Blames Social Networks For ACTA Failure; Worried About Its Imminent Directive On Copyright Enforcement | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


European Commission Blames Social Networks For ACTA Failure; Worried About Its Imminent Directive On Copyright Enforcement

He noted that opposition had increased in the run-up to January’s planned vote in the US Congress on two legislative initiatives -- the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) -- aimed at increasing the protection of intellectual property rights on the Internet; in the end the vote had not been held, following a hostile campaign by social networks and the loss of White House support.
It's interesting to see De Gucht linking the growing hostility to ACTA with the storm generated by SOPA/PIPA, and giving the credit for stopping those US bills to a "hostile campaign" waged by social networks. You can tell this really worries him, because he says something similar about social networks and ACTA immediately afterwards:

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failure?

z00mcopterdown

failure my arse !

ACTA just went underground, and you just watch the amount of sites that will get shut down, and amount of webmasters that will get their bank accounts ransacked shortly !

always remember their messages are always EXACTLY the opposite from the truth:

we say what we don't do
we don't say what we do
we do what we don't say
we don't do what we say

it's the zioturd way !

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