Big Entertainment Wants to Party Like It’s 1996

Another interesting article by Cory Doctorow on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).

What’s in ACTA? Well, it kind of doesn’t matter. If it were good stuff, they’d be negotiating it in public where we could all see it. They’ve decided to declare this copyright treaty is a “trade agreement” and move the discussion to a private forum where only entertainment giants, car executives, aluminum siding salesmen, and governments get to know what’s going on.

There are sections of the entertainment industry that seems to have a remarkable talent for making people not feel guilty about ripping them off. Mad really.


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