A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens by Monica Horten

By Monica Horten

throughout the iciness of  2012, protests opposed to a so-called overseas copyright treaty often called ACTA  compelled a political U-turn on the center of the ecu Union. Proposals wanted through the amazing 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 herald new legislation to guard copyright on the net - ACTA, Ley Sinde and the electronic economic system Act - investigates the dance of impression 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 avoid democratic technique and convince politicians to take in their reason in implementing an American company schedule. In doing so, she argues the case for improved transparency in copyright policy-making. A Copyright Masquerade is key examining for somebody who cares approximately copyright and the net, and to people who care approximately freedom of speech and solid government.

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