Reshared post from +Internet Freedom Movement
A heartfelt apology, and a call for action
I signed ACTA out of civic carelessness, because I did not pay enough attention. Quite simply, I did not clearly connect the agreement I had been instructed to sign with the agreement that, according to my own civic conviction, limits and withholds the freedom of engagement on the largest and most significant network in human history, and thus limits particularly the future of our children.
Helena Drnovšek Zorko, the Slovenian Ambassador to Japan, explains in the Slovenian newspaper Metina Lista in her own words why she signed ACTA… and then literally puts her job on the line by encouraging the people of Slovenia to attend an ACTA protest in the nation's capital of Ljubljana on February 4th on her behalf. Please read what she has to say.
There is hope.
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(Thanks toand for posting earlier)
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