Rapporteur of ACTA quits in disgust

By | January 26, 2012
The quitting statements of Kadir Arif (see link) are quite strong. It makes you wonder what really goes on behind the scenes – who, how, and where. Let's hope that he isn't replaced by a less honest politician, and let's hope that his statement sheds some warning on those who have to ratify ACTA still.

At the same time, I'd be extremely curious on any information Arif may have to share on the inner workings of the deal – I suspect they are similar to dealings other controvertial deals receive. That is, if he is even allowed to shed some insight. Anyone with more information on that?

European Parliament Official In Charge Of ACTA Quits, And Denounces The ‘Masquerade’ Behind ACTA | Techdirt
This is interesting. Kader Arif, the “rapporteur” for ACTA, has quit that role in disgust over the process behind getting the EU to sign onto ACTA. A rapporteur is a person “appointed by a deliberat…

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