[EFF] We Have Every Right to Be Furious About ACTA

[...] Negotiated in secret, ACTA bypassed checks and balances of existing international IP norm-setting bodies, without any meaningful input from national parliaments, policymakers, or their citizens. Worse still, the agreement creates a new global institution, an "ACTA Committee" to oversee its implementation and interpretation that will be made up of unelected members with no legal obligation to be transparent in their proceedings. [...]

[...] ACTA may have been signed by public officials, but it’s crystal clear that they are not representing the public interest.