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  • FTAA -- Giant step toward world government

    07/29/2004 9:37:57 AM PDT · by B4Ranch · 26 replies · 801+ views ^ | 07.26.2004 | Debbie O'Hara
    Millions of Americans are frustrated over the direction our country is taking. They know something is drastically wrong, but find it difficult to grasp what the real problem is. They think every crisis somehow boils down to Liberal vs. Conservative or Democrat vs. Republican. People suppose if they could just get the "right" political party into the White House, our country would be saved. I wish it was that simple, but our problem goes much deeper than that. Positive changes in our nation cannot come about unless the American people will accept the ugly truth that it doesn't matter whether...
  • International treaty will force 34 democracies to change copyright, IP laws

    10/21/2003 1:18:53 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 43 replies · 331+ views
    The Inquirer ^ | Monday 20 October 2003
    International treaty will force 34 democracies to change copyright, IP laws DVD backups forbidden, P2P file sharers to become felons A REPORT from civil liberties organisation IP Justice claims today that a proposed treaty that will affect the 34 democracies in the Western world will mean wide-ranging changes to domestic laws including intellectual property rights. The organisation said that a draft chapter in the FTTA treaty greatly expands criminal procedures and penalties against IP infringements in North America and the west. A clause of the treaty will mean that non commercial infringers of peer to peer files will be...