European Politicans Protest ACTA with Anonymous Masks

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What do you do when you have an unpopular cause but still wish to get media attention?

Bizarrely, it appears that some in the Copyright Lobby decided to try to put on a pro-ACTA demonstration for World Intellectual Property Day. The group in Germany reportedly tried recruiting students, who are asked to attend a 2-hour demonstration in return for €100,

A Google translation of the text,


Against a background of widespread protests across Europe in opposition to the anti-democracy bill ACTA. Poland’s Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, was forced to stall his countries ratification of the legislation after politicians attend government functions wearing Anonymous masks in protest (Post Image). If Poland or any other EU member state, or the European Parliament itself, fails to ratify the document, it becomes null and void across the union.