By Monica Horten
Whilst millions marched via ice and snow opposed to a copyright treaty, their cries at no cost speech on the net shot to the guts of the ecu Union and compelled a political U-turn. The effective leisure industries may well in simple terms stare in dismay, their back-room plans in tatters.
This hugely unique research of 3 makes an attempt to herald new legislation to protect copyright on the web - ACTA, Ley Sinde and the electronic financial system Act - investigates the dance of impression among lobbyists and their political proxies and unmasks the sophistry in their arguments. Copyright professional Monica Horten outlines the myriad ways in which lobbyists contrived to circumvent democratic strategy and convince politicians to absorb their reason in enforcing an American company time table. In doing so, she argues the case for greater transparency in copyright policy-making.
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A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens Online Freedoms by Monica Horten