The EU Parliament voted earlier today against the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
The final vote was crystal clear with 478 MEPs opposed against a mere 39 in favour with 165 abstentions.
Ireland signed ACTA several months ago, so where does that leave us if it’s not supported at the EU level?
- EU Parliament rejects ACTA (theverge.com)
- Acta la vista, baby! European Parliament rejects controversial trade agreement (wired.co.uk)
- ACTA Rejected by EU Parliament, Is Dead in the Water (news.softpedia.com)