Saturday, January 28, 2012

Actions Against ACTA in Poland


AP Photo by Alik Keplicz


Poland's plans to sign ACTA - Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, called by some critics SOPA and PIPA on steroids, sparked attacks on Polish government websites and street protests in several Polish cities . On a picture above lawmakers from the leftist Palikot's Movement protesting during a parliament session, by covering their faces with copies of the masks used in the  “V For Vendetta”  after the Polish government signed the agreement (Warsaw, Poland, Jan 26, 2012).

Those masks have been used by the internationa hacking group Anonymous, which attacked Polish government Web sites to protest its plans to sign the treaty.

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