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ID:

535

Date:

2009-10-14

Headline:

Special Interests See 'Classified' Copyright Treaty; You Can't

Reporter's name:

David Kravets

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Wired: Threat Level

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Wired.com reported that a FOIA request from Knowledge Ecology International elicited the names of the 42 people allowed to see the proposed "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement," which the Obama Administration conditioned on the signing of non-disclosure agreements, as it claims the treaty implicates national-security concerns.

Keywords:

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, ACTA, Knowledge Economy International, KEI, USTR, United States Trade Representative, non-disclosure agreement, treaty

Impact:

The United States and several other countries signed the agreement on October 1, 2011, as reported by Wired: Threat Level ("U.S. Signs International Anti-Piracy Accord," 10/3/11, http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/10/united-states-signs-acta/).

URL:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/10/specialinterests-peek-at-copyrighttreaty/


Agencies:

USTR

States:

DC

Categories:

business
classified information
technology


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