The written declaration 12/2010 regarding the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is now open for signatures. It has to be signed within three months by more than half of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). It is a great opportunity for the European Parliament to prove its commitment to protecting fundamental rights and freedoms. Every EU citizen concerned about ACTA and the preservation of an open Internet can participateStart collecting signatures on ACTA declaration! | La Quadrature du Net (Thanks, Jeremie!)
A dedicated campaign page is available here: http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/Help_sign_the_Written_Declaration_12/2010_against_ACTAby getting in touch with MEPs and urging them to sign the written declaration.
A dedicated campaign page has been set up to allow EU citizens to participate in collecting the signatures of the majority of the Members of the European Parliament. From Monday, March 8th to Thursday, March 11th, MEPs will meet in Strasbourg for a plenary session. From now on and until mid-June, plenary sessions will be the best periods to collect signatures on the written declaration.
"Signing the written declaration 12/2010 would show MEPs' commitment to protecting citizens' rights. The adoption of the written declaration will send a strong message to the Commission and Member States that the European Parliament will not let EU citizens' freedoms be undermined by opaque diplomatic negotiations. Every citizen and NGO concerned about ACTA can participate by calling MEPs and urging them to sign the declaration.", concludes JÃƒÂ©rÃƒÂ©mie Zimmermann, spokesperson of La Quadrature du Net.
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