Activists Take Last-Ditch Aim At European IP Directive

Law360, New York (March 9, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Civil-liberties groups have launched a last-ditch effort to modify the European Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, which is scheduled for a vote in the European Parliament on Tuesday.

A coalition of citizen- and consumer-rights groups, including IP Justice, European Digital Rights (EDRi), the Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR), the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) and others met in Strasburg, France, to oppose the introduction of the directive

The groups are calling for parliament members to support a collection of amendments that activists claim...
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