Liz Gannes

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In Latest Internet Policy Win, ACTA Rejected by European Parliament

As expected, the European Parliament today rejected far-reaching copyright law ACTA, on a decisive vote of 478-39, with 165 abstentions. The international treaty still has support elsewhere in the world, including the U.S., but it hasn’t been ratified anywhere yet.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus