[Wiltshire] Fwd: just in case
lugoteehalt at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 5 08:14:00 UTC 2012
Great news, though the 'keep watching the skies' lemma looks worrying.
Needless to say the evil dead are currently running another thing through parliament:
--- On Wed, 4/7/12, gordon <gordon.s1 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> From: gordon <gordon.s1 at btinternet.com>
> Subject: [Wiltshire] Fwd: just in case
> To: wiltshire at mailman.lug.org.uk
> Date: Wednesday, 4 July, 2012, 15:57
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: just in case
> Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2012 16:48:31 +0200
> From: Javier Ruiz <javier at openrightsgroup.org>
> Reply-To: Stop ACTA Campaign <stopacta at lists.openrightsgroup.org>
> To: stopacta at lists.openrightsgroup.org
> someone hadn't heard...
> we won!
> > This Wednesday (4th July), the European Parliament
> resoundingly voted against ACTA!
> > *The vote was 478 against, 39 in favour, with 165
> > This victory was thanks to *your continued pressure*
> which helped ensure that at every step of the way Europeâs
> representatives voted to reject the provisions within ACTA.
> We know that MEPs have been inundated with emails and calls
> from people who, just like you, have fought tirelessly in
> the defence of democratic freedoms.
> > Your persistence has paid off: *MEPs have listened and
> stood up for democracy* â some of them doing so quite
> literally in a moment of post-vote triumph, holding placards
> reading â*Hello Democracy, Goodbye ACTA*.â
> > Unwilling to let ACTA die, Commissioner Karel de Gucht
> announced that, regardless of the Parliament's rejection,
> the European Commission would wait for the ECJ's decision on
> the treaty's compatibility with fundamental rights and
> freedoms, before considering what to do next. This attempt
> to delay this issue further and pull the wool over our eyes
> will fail so long as the *Open Rights Group and activists
> like you remain vigilant*.
> > With more threats on the horizon like the âSnooper's
> Charterâ now is the time to help ORG continue to*defend
> democracy and digital rights by joining today*!
> Javier Ruiz
> javier at openrightsgroup.org
> +44(0)7877 911 412
> To all who helped, Regards Gordon.
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