One of the best explanations I have seen and heard about how exaggerated the claims of the entertainment industry are, when they claim lost profits and damage to the economy. If you have 6 minutes, you’ll gain a lot of insight!
Perhaps it is just me, perhaps I am still too easily shocked in this day and age and I should develop tougher skin. It is also possible that I am just waking up to this and that this attitude is considered normal. Or perhaps the European Commission is indeed shockingly arrogant when it comes to […]
Post edited 2012-02-12: more videos added and the reaction of Minister Verhagen has been given a post of its own, so it has been removed here. Bonus points if you can spot yours truly in any of the videos below. I was at the protest in Amsterdam today and boy, was it ever cold! Still, […]
I am getting quite a bit of feedback in my mailbox about all my campaigning and posts against ACTA. Much of it has been in support and I thank you for that. There has been no negative feedback, for which I am very grateful. However, I also receive messages along the lines of “I don’t […]
Many people are confused about what ACTA will actually mean for them, should it become a reality. Several people or groups have made lists of things wrong with ACTA, have made lists of the various threats the agreement poses, etc. Now, someone has done an awful lot of work to try and translate the legalese […]
As I mentioned before, in many countries across Europe, massive demonstrations and protests have been and are being held to tell our governments that a substantial portion of European citizens are opposed to ACTA. Here in The Netherlands, a protest is being organized in Amsterdam, this Saturday. Now, the Dutch are not known for their […]