ACTA. No, not the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists, but the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. The motivation behind it might be right, but the implementation is a nightmare of Big Brother proportions, like SOPA on steroids. If you want to know just what it is and what the potential issues it potentially inflicts on us all are, have a read of our article: How ACTA Brings SOPA’s Threat to a Global Scale.
Suffice to say, there are valid reasons so many rights groups are protesting against ACTA. Tomorrow the European parliament, specifically INTA (the International Trade Committee), will hold one of the most important votes on this legislature, so it’s your last chance to take action. To see what you can do, go here: Stop ACTA.