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ACTA Text Leaks; US Caves On ISPs, Seeks Super-DMCA 246

Posted by timothy
from the you-say-leak-I-say-trial-balloon dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Given the history of ACTA leaks, to no one's surprise, the latest version of the draft agreement (PDF) was leaked last night on KEI's website. The new version — which reflects changes made during an intense week of negotiations last month in Washington — shows a draft agreement that is much closer to becoming reality. Perhaps the most important story of the latest draft is how the countries are close to agreement on the Internet enforcement chapter. In the face of opposition, the US has dropped its demands on secondary liability for ISPs but is still holding out hope of establishing a super-DMCA with digital lock rules that go beyond the WIPO Internet treaties and were even rejected by US courts."
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ACTA Text Leaks; US Caves On ISPs, Seeks Super-DMCA

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