The European Parliament rejected on 4 July the international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and the parliament's rapporteur on the subject, David Martin, welcomed the decision, saying it “was the biggest ever defeat of a legislative proposal of the European Commission”.
He recognised the involvement of external campaigners, who demonstrated against the ACTA and organised signing of petitions throughout Europe. It is fair to assess that without a loud and strong...
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