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TrueSatan (1709878) writes "Following the fall of SOPA, which had intended to massively increase the number and power of IP Attaches http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20111109/00025716689/not-to-be-overlooked-sopa-massive-expansion-copyright-maximalist-diplomatic-corp.shtml , and Lamar Smith's subsequent attempt to sneak the same plans through in another bill http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120709/12574819634/lamar-smith-looking-to-sneak-through-sopa-bits-pieces-starting-with-expanding-hollywoods-global-police-force.shtml existing IP Attaches have come together in an event hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce to whine about awful people and organisations daring to voice concerns about IP legislation http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20090116/0403073433.shtml here are some examples http://www.ip-watch.org/2012/12/16/us-ip-officials-blast-ngos-in-geneva-trying-to-change-views-on-ip/
  Their main targets are NGO's (Non Governmental Organisations) particularly with NGO's ridiculous concerns about the rights and well-being of the public and with the effect that strengthened IP laws have on increasing the costs of goods and services in poor countries."

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Hard To Push The US Agenda When The World Listens To Reason

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