Stop Censorship, Stop ACTA
I have a primer up at Forbes on a little known trade agreement, ACTA, which does all the bad stuff that SOPA threatened to do, only worse. Masked as an anti-counterfeiting treaty, ACTA threatens freedom of speech online and sets up elaborate and invasive means of clamping down on file sharing, generic drugs, and reinforcing the very bad food patents already in existence. It’s bad stuff, largely negotiated in secret by unelected officials from 39 different countries across the developed world.
Read the whole thing here, and watch both videos.