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24 January 2012 @ 12:08 pm
Originally posted by electricdruid at The fiasco continues

ACTA in a Nutshell –

What is ACTA?  ACTA is the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. A new intellectual property enforcement treaty being negotiated by the United States, the European Community, Switzerland, and Japan, with Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Mexico, Jordan, Morocco, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, and Canada recently announcing that they will join in as well.

Why should you care about ACTA? Initial reports indicate that the treaty will have a very broad scope and will involve new tools targeting “Internet distribution and information technology.”

What is the goal of ACTA? Reportedly the goal is to create new legal standards of intellectual property enforcement, as well as increased international cooperation, an example of which would be an increase in information sharing between signatory countries’ law enforcement agencies.

Essential ACTA Resources

  • Read more about ACTA here: ACTA Fact Sheet
  • Read the authentic version of the ACTA text as of 15 April 2011, as finalized by participating countries here: ACTA Finalized Text
  • Follow the history of the treaty’s formation here: ACTA history
  • Read letters from U.S. Senator Ron Wyden wherein he challenges the constitutionality of ACTA: Letter 1 | Letter 2 | Read the Administration’s Response to Wyden’s First Letter here: Response
  • Watch a short informative video on ACTA: ACTA Video
  • Watch a lulzy video on ACTA: Lulzy Video

Say NO to ACTA. It is essential to spread awareness and get the word out on ACTA.

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29 September 2006 @ 01:19 pm
In the interests of quelling my spoiler addiction, now that the SC has been closed does anyone know a site or lj community where I can get my BSG spoilers? I need those spoilers to survive, I'm completely addicted.

Also does anyone know where I can find the Katee scenes in Col Case that I could dl?
19 September 2006 @ 03:47 pm
Thought I'd post these questions for anyone to answer. I got them from gibgirl04 lj.

1. Your Middle Name(s):

2. Age:

3. Single or Taken:

4. Favourite Movie(s):

5. Favourite Song(s):

6. Favourite Band(s)/Artist(s):

7. Dirty or Clean:

8. Tattoos and/or Piercings:

1. Do we know each other outside of LJ?

2. What's your philosophy on life?

3. Would you have my back in a fight?

4. Would you keep a secret from me if you thought it was in my best interest?

5. What is your favourite memory of us?

6. Would you give me a kidney?

7. Tell me one odd/interesting fact about you:p> 8. Would you take care of me when I'm sick?

9. Can we get together and make a cake?

10. Have you heard any rumours of me lately?

11. Do you/have you talk(ed) crap about me?

12. Do you think I'm a good person?

13. Would you drive across country with me?

14. Do you think I'm attractive?

15. If you could change anything about me, would you?

16. What do you wear to sleep?

17. Would you come over for no reason just to hang out?

18. Would you go on a date with me if i asked you?

19. If I only had one day to live, what would we do together?

20. Will you repost this so I can fill it out for you?
05 September 2006 @ 03:11 pm
O.K I know I've had this account for a while and never actually posted in my journal, so here goes to anyone who wants to hear about insane rumblings about my life.

First of all I'm so excited that I can barely sit still, BSG returns in about a month. What a long wait it has been. Thanks to Lattaddict inspiring me with her excitment over her colloection I got the 2nd season of BSG today, yay! So far I've had a peak at the deleted scenes, lots of Agama and Tigh that was cut out. Once I got to the Flight of the Phoenix deleted scenes I had to skip the extended one of L/D. Cause really who wants to see that?

I also wanted to express my sadness at the passing of Steve Irwin, he was a great Aussie, and my sympathies go out to his family.
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