Stuart Hamilton, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)’s Director of Policy & Advocacy raised concerns about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) at a stakeholder hearing in the European Parliament on April 11.
“IFLA is gravely concerned by …the potentially chilling effects of targeting intermediaries, and the continuing focus on enforcement at the expense of flexibility”, said Hamilton. “…ACTA will lock us into an approach that is not suitable for now, let alone the future.”
Video of the Complete Stakeholder Hearing is Embedded in the LJ Article. It runs 136 minutes.
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