E.U. Suspends A.C.T.A. Pending Review by Court of Justice

No, seriously, you should expect this.

The European Union has put the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (A.C.T.A.) on hold and referred it to the European Court of Justice. E.U. Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding seeks legal affirmation that the anti-piracy treaty, an Anonymous cause célèbre, is truly in line with basic rights.

Ms. Reding seeks clarification on the question of whether the treaty will restrict the free flow of information. She has supported including an ‘Internet freedom provision’ in the legislation: Read More