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European Parliament throws out ACTA

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http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Sam VargheseThe European Parliament yesterday gave the thumbs-down to the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, voting to reject it by a massive majority. {loadposition sam08}Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted 478-39 to give the treaty the shove, with 165 abstaining.Despite the fact that ACTA is being pushed by the American, even a so-called close ally like Australia has found fault with it, with an all-parliamentary party striking it down.In a media release, rapporteur David Martin of the British Social Democrat party said: "I am very pleased that Parliam (IT news)