It's The Season of Petitioning/ ProtestsOkay, though I'm a bit shy in posting this (I don't know if I am good explaining or wording this). Letting anyone know, you have my permission to paste this around, add more links, and even edit it.
Here's my reasons why I don't support ACTA.
For a bill that's suppose to prevent piracy, here's what it will do:
Destroy freedom of speech - Especially on the internet.
Under ACTA, the government and the elite will censor what they considered as 'Copywrite Infringement.' By shutting down sites. They will have control over the information and we would be in the dark(The government has been meaning ), this would effect news sites and information sites as well, since they can't spread and/or report. Our blogs and online journals will be censored as well. All of this goes against America's Constitution of Freedom of Speech amendment.
Stifle trade, especially of generic medicines -
In seeking on how to protect brands from piracy under the name of patenting, ACTA will
More Stuff to be Enraged AboutOkay, I don't know why people are not talking about Obama and his friends that are lobbying to censor the internet but here's some stuff that I found out.More Stuff to be Enraged About4 years ago in Personal More Like This
What Obama did in Spain link: http://torrentfreak.com/us-threatened-to-blacklist-spain-for-not-implementing-site-blocking-law-120105/
Yes, they are blacklisting Spain for not passing SOPA-like bill.
Now I found a new internet censor bill called, 'Cybersecurity Act of 2012,' sponsored by Senator Lieberman, inspired by Harry Reid, and our pal, Lamar Smith. A petition right here: http://petitions.conservativeactionalerts.com/6236/tell-congress-oppose-cybersecurity-act-2012-etc/
Then there's another internet censor bill that I forgotten it's name.
Now I found this: http://www.conservativeactionalerts.com/2012/03/obama-uses-irs-to-squash-critics/
Bad news you won't believe what the UN is doing: http://thenewamerican.com/tech-mainmenu-30/computers/10953-obama-quiet-as-un-a-dictators-push-to-control-internet
This bad guy needs to