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.It's The Season of Petitioning/ Protests3 years ago in Personal
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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