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- Draft Text of ACTA Made Public
- ACTA’s Selective Export of U.S. Copyright Law May Foster Highly Skewed Legal Regimes in Other Countries
- A Number of Proposed Provisions Could Encourage or Require Changes to U.S. Domestic Copyright Law
- Other Concerns
1. Draft Text of ACTA Made Public
Since late 2007, the United States and a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico, and South Korea, have been negotiating an “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” (ACTA). A variety of speculation, rumors, and leaks regarding what ACTA might contain have prompted concern in the blogosphere and the tech industry. Until recently, however, the only official documents that had been publicly released were high-level outlines and statements offering little guidance on ACTA’s specific provisions and language.