MEPs send ACTA to European Court of Justice

2.5 million sign petition against trade agreement


After a determined campaign by internet activists, David Martin MEP, the rapporteur for  the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in the European Parliament, announced that ACTA was to be sent to the European Court of Justice for a legal ruling and was “frozen” for the next year or longer, while the court decides.

 

The move came as a petition against ACTA signed by 2.5 million people was presented to the Parliament - this is more than double the number of ...


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