The Last ACTA Intellectual Property Treaty Dies in European Parliament

It had been billed as an international effort to protect intellectual property. But on Wednesday, the European Parliament overwhelmingly rejected ACTA following months of protests and claims that the law would infringe on individual rights. It appears doubtful that the treaty can be resurrected.
European parliamentarians on Wednesday voted down ACTA.

European parliamentarians on Wednesday voted down ACTA.

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cgh -- with wire reports