Defending against laws which threaten user freedom
Jul 09, 2010, 21:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As our mission here at the Free Software Foundation is to
promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free
software users, we also have to defend against ill-conceived and
misguided laws. Many of you may already be aware of an
international trade agreement being negotiated by the G8 nations
called ACTA, but another law known as the Digital Economy Act is of
concern, specifically to citizens of the UK.
"We have already published a petition condemning ACTA on a
number of specific grounds which we urge you to sign if you haven't
already. If you would like to know more, please read the rationale
for this declaration. Right now, you can take action!"