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*ACTA bypasses democracy and opens the door to a parallel legislative process, which the European MPs should be particularly angry about.
 
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The INTA's report is against ACTA. Ask the vote for the report in its actual state '''without amendments'''.
 
 
*'''[[Civil Liberties Arguments Against ACTA|LIBE]]''': stet of the report: against ACTA  
 
What to ask: vote for the report in its actual state without amendments
 
                                                                   
 
*'''[[Industrial Policy Arguments Against ACTA|ITRE]]''': state of the report: against ACTA
 
What to ask: vote for the report in its actual state without amendments
 
 
 
*[[Development Arguments Against ACTA|DEVE]]: state of the report: in favor of ACTA
 
What to ask: amendments of the report
 
 
 
*'''[[Legal Arguments Against ACTA|JURI]]''': state of the report: in favor of ACTA
 
What to ask: reject the report
 
 
 
*INTA: state of the report: against ACTA
 
What to ask: vote for the report in its actual state without amendments
 
 
 
 
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Revision as of 16:11, 13 June 2012


This page lists key points to remember in any discussion about ACTA




Main arguments

Against ACTA in general

  • ACTA turns Internet companies (ISPs, service providers) into a private copyright police by forcing to take legal responsibility for what their users do online.
  • ACTA brings broad and dangerous criminal sanctions in a loosely defined way.
  • ACTA bypasses democracy and opens the door to a parallel legislative process, which the European MPs should be particularly angry about.

What to ask to INTA?

The INTA's report is against ACTA. Ask the vote for the report in its actual state without amendments.

The procedure in the European Parliament

For detailed information about the ACTA procedure in the European system, please see this page ACTA: Procedure in the European Parliament.

How to act?

To help us fight ACTA, visit our page How to act against ACTA.

Learn more

  • You should also read our counter-arguments to the Commission's disinformation about ACTA, it answers most arguments that you might encounter by those defending ACTA.

The following resources are also helpful in better understanding ACTA: