European Parliament Overwhelmingly Rejects ACTA 478 – 39

After years of tension and drama surrounding the infamous secretive Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), a vote by the European Parliament seems to have sealed it’s fate. This morning, the European Parliament has voted 478 against the agreement, 39 for the agreement and 165 abstained.

European International Trade Committee Defeats ACTA (19 to 12)

The European International Trade Committee this morning has voted to defeat ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement). The vote was reportedly going to be close, but ultimately, the vote confirms a string of past defeats in past committees and is now bound for the European Parliament.

Debate on ACTA Heats up On Eve of Critical Committee Vote

ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) has been an an agreement we’ve been following for years. All eyes are currently on Europe with a critical committee vote to be held tomorrow. The committee in question arguably has a lot of sway and could affect the final vote in the European Parliament. The committee vote is already reportedly