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A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens by Monica Horten

By Monica Horten

through the wintry weather of  2012, protests opposed to a so-called overseas copyright treaty referred to as ACTA  pressured a political U-turn on the center of the ecu Union. Proposals wanted by means of the robust leisure industries have been rejected, as eu policy-makers took inventory of a noisy public outcry.

 This hugely unique research of 3 makes an attempt to usher in new legislation to protect copyright on the web - ACTA, Ley Sinde and the electronic economic system Act - investigates the dance of impact among lobbyists and their political proxies and unmasks the sophistry in their arguments. web copyright specialist Monica Horten outlines the myriad ways in which lobbyists contrived to circumvent democratic strategy and convince politicians to take in their reason in implementing an American company schedule. In doing so, she argues the case for enhanced transparency in copyright policy-making. A Copyright Masquerade is vital analyzing for a person who cares approximately copyright and the net, and to people who care approximately freedom of speech and solid government.

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