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Secret Anti-Piracy Treaty Details Going Public

Apr 20, 2010, 03:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Corbin)

"Countries negotiating a major cross-border agreement to crack down on intellectual property crimes have agreed to release previously secret draft language of the controversial accord this week.

"The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has confirmed plans to publish the draft text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) this Wednesday, following a series of successful negotiations in the eighth round of talks on the agreement last week in New Zealand.

"USTR spokeswoman Nefterius McPherson said that the negotiating countries are very close to a final deal, though differences remain over the language concerning enforcement mechanisms for dealing with trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy.

""The agreement can be concluded soon if other participants make it a priority to achieve such progress now," McPherson said in a statement."

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