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PK In the Know Podcast: Verizon Wins the Lottery and Kai Bachman Interview

October 12, 2011

https://www.publicknowledge.org/podcast-player/3169/pk-in-the-know-podcast-verizon-wins-the-lottery-and-kai-bachman-interview.mp3 Download file | Play in new window Verizon winning the lottery, emerging clarity in digital music, Microsoft’s not so great deal to get TV onto your Xbox, an ACTA

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What We Won In ACTA

October 3, 2011

The Office of the United States Trade Representative ACTA) this past weekend. Representatives of the European Union (EU), Mexico, and Switzerland were present, but did not sign the agreement. It final ACTA

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Public Knowledge Statement on Signing of Anti-Counterfeiting Agreement

September 27, 2011 ,

…is here. The USTR note is here. For background on PK’s views of ACTA, two relevant blog posts: Near Final ACTA Text Released USTR Releases Finalized ACTA Text, Concerns Remain…

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Was the TPP Stakeholder’s Forum Just Lip-Service?

September 13, 2011 ,

…terms and higher fines, and generally subject more uses of works to the control of copyright owners. We have written extensively about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which was called…

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Why Shutting Down Cell Service Is Not Just Against The Law, It’s a Really Bad Idea

August 23, 2011 , , ,

…is not about tweets and Facebook and other Title I/information services. Shut off a cell phone node and you are messing with a phone system. Which brings me to the…

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Global Congress on Intellectual Property and Public Interest Happening Next Week

August 17, 2011 ,

…Parliamentary Greens on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), and to analyze the public interest impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. The full announcement is available here: http://infojustice.org/public-events/global-congress/register-now The conference…

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The Broadcast Treaty vs. Broadcast Law

June 24, 2011 ,

…understandable that WIPO wants to stay relevant in a world where rich countries simply bypass it with instruments like ACTA, it should not do so by encouraging the push for…

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2011 Special 301 Report: Still Oblivious to Public Interest

May 4, 2011 ,

…version of ACTA, had stated that intellectual property enforcement should not hinder other “serious law enforcement priorities.”  Ignore Evidence That Contradicts Rights Holder Assertions I have mentioned before that IP…

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A Trade Agreement For The 21st Century

March 22, 2011 , , , ,

stHere is what we propose: Countries should ensure that DRM protections do not allow for end-runs around rights granted to innovators and users. In the spirit of contributing to this…

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Proposed New Copyright Treaty Asks For Tougher Terms Than ACTA

March 11, 2011 , , , ,

…and enforcement obligations more extensive than those called for in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) or the most recent U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) – the Korea U.S. (KORUS) FTA….

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