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New tools for new movements: Using social media for civil good

The following texts and multimedia elements are the product of a workshop of multimedia journalism at the European Youth Media Days that took place

The following texts and multimedia elements are the product of a workshop of multimedia journalism at the European Youth Media Days that took place

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EU parliament rejects ACTA

The EU parliament has overwhelmingly rejected the global anti-piracy agreement, ACTA. MEPs ditched the controversial deal fearing it threatened

The EU parliament has overwhelmingly rejected the global anti-piracy agreement, ACTA. MEPs ditched the controversial deal fearing it threatened

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For and against the ACTA anti-piracy deal

Critics say the ACTA agreement is undemocratic. They argue that it was negotiated behind closed doors from 2008 by representatives who were not

Critics say the ACTA agreement is undemocratic. They argue that it was negotiated behind closed doors from 2008 by representatives who were not

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EU rejects anti-piracy deal amid internet fears

The European Parliament has rejected a global anti-piracy deal aimed at fighting copyright theft amid fears it threatens internet freedom. A total

The European Parliament has rejected a global anti-piracy deal aimed at fighting copyright theft amid fears it threatens internet freedom. A total

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European Parliament rejects global copyright deal

The European Parliament has said a resounding ‘no’ to the global Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.   Known as ACTA, the deal aims to reduce

The European Parliament has said a resounding ‘no’ to the global Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.   Known as ACTA, the deal aims to reduce

Europe

MEPs get ready to act on ACTA

The European Parliament is gearing up for a crunch vote on ACTA, the controversial global anti-piracy deal. Many MEPs are expected to reject the

The European Parliament is gearing up for a crunch vote on ACTA, the controversial global anti-piracy deal. Many MEPs are expected to reject the

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Beyond the ACTA vote, the struggle for a free Internet lives on

Only a few hours away from the final vote of the European Parliament on the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), the supporters of a free

Only a few hours away from the final vote of the European Parliament on the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), the supporters of a free

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Europeans to have their say on ACTA via facebook

The President of the European Parliament will chat live on facebook on Thursday with people wishing to have their say on proposed anti-online piracy

The President of the European Parliament will chat live on facebook on Thursday with people wishing to have their say on proposed anti-online piracy

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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on imagining worlds

For one week the French city of Lyon became the worldwide capital of the web. Major players from around the globe came, along with the inventor of

For one week the French city of Lyon became the worldwide capital of the web. Major players from around the globe came, along with the inventor of

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Berners-Lee: 'Go Geek' to solve the copyright conundrum

Clearing the minefield that is online copyright law lies in the hands of web programmers, according to the inventor of www, Tim Berners-Lee.   He was

Clearing the minefield that is online copyright law lies in the hands of web programmers, according to the inventor of www, Tim Berners-Lee.   He was

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"Go out in the streets and complain" says www inventor

The inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners Lee, has urged people to take to the streets and protest new laws he says are threatening democracy

The inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners Lee, has urged people to take to the streets and protest new laws he says are threatening democracy

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Pirate Parties debate strategy

It is a busy weekend for Pirate Parties. In Germany they have been meeting to plan for North Rhine Westphalia’s regional elections while at a two-day

It is a busy weekend for Pirate Parties. In Germany they have been meeting to plan for North Rhine Westphalia’s regional elections while at a two-day

Europe

Anti-ACTA activists hand MEPs massive petition

Nearly 2.5 million people would like to see the back of ACTA was the message delivered in Brussels, as activists handed in a huge petition to MEPs

Nearly 2.5 million people would like to see the back of ACTA was the message delivered in Brussels, as activists handed in a huge petition to MEPs

Europe

EU's highest court to rule on anti-piracy treaty

After major opposition, Brussels has referred its anti-piracy treaty to the European Court of Justice to rule if it complies with the EU’s

After major opposition, Brussels has referred its anti-piracy treaty to the European Court of Justice to rule if it complies with the EU’s

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Bulgaria suspends online anti-piracy law

Bulgaria has joined several other EU countries in suspending its ratification of an international anti-piracy agreement after protests by Internet

Bulgaria has joined several other EU countries in suspending its ratification of an international anti-piracy agreement after protests by Internet

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Activists rally to give ACTA the cold shoulder

Thousands of internet users have taken part in protests around Europe against an international anti-piracy agreement. Campaigners believe the

Thousands of internet users have taken part in protests around Europe against an international anti-piracy agreement. Campaigners believe the

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Internet users plan protests against anti-piracy accord

Opposition is building to controversial measures to combat internet piracy ahead of planned demonstrations across Europe at the

Opposition is building to controversial measures to combat internet piracy ahead of planned demonstrations across Europe at the

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Anti-Acta sentiment in Slovenia, Greece and Poland

Protesters gathered in the Slovenian capital on Saturday to demonstrate against an international treaty meant to protect intellectual property on the

Protesters gathered in the Slovenian capital on Saturday to demonstrate against an international treaty meant to protect intellectual property on the

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Poland suspends ratification of treaty

In Poland, Prime Minister Donald Tusk has announced that he will freeze the ratification of a multilateral agreement known as ACTA. The premier

In Poland, Prime Minister Donald Tusk has announced that he will freeze the ratification of a multilateral agreement known as ACTA. The premier

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Poland suspends ratification of treaty

Poland has suspended the ratification of an international copyright treaty. Prime Minister, Donald Tusk said there would have to be broader

Poland has suspended the ratification of an international copyright treaty. Prime Minister, Donald Tusk said there would have to be broader

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Poland braced for more Internet freedom protests

Internet freedom activists in Poland are set to hold more demonstrations later today. They are angry about their government signing an

Internet freedom activists in Poland are set to hold more demonstrations later today. They are angry about their government signing an