I posted the original yesterday, but it's finally made it to the BBC, so hopefully there's going to be some wider awareness

I posted the original yesterday, but it's finally made it to the BBC, so hopefully there's going to be some wider awareness.

They've also combined the news of the Polish protests. Trouble is, as written it doesn't immediately leave you with a sense of outrage, and that something must be done right now.

"The UK's Intellectual Property Office has backed the measures, describing piracy as a "major global issue".

"Yesterday's signing of Acta is important for the UK as it will set an international standard for tackling large-scale infringements of IPR, through the creation of common enforcement standards and more effective international cooperation. Importantly, it aims to improve the enforcement of existing IPR laws, not create new ones," it said."

So it's not a big enough issue yet for the BBC.



EU official quits in piracy row
A European Parliament rapporteur has stood down in protest as a controversial anti-piracy agreement is signed by several countries.

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