USTR News - Press Release announcing ACTA.

Slide 9: Progress of negotiations - June 2008 - Geneva meeting - discussed border measures, July 2008, DC - discussed civil remedies, preliminary measures, preservation of evidence, damages, legal fees, costs; Oct 2008 - Tokyo - crime enforcement. Set of Q&As - Will ACTA rewrite US law? (no). Will require searching laptops or music players? (no) (slide 18).Notes that past FTAs have called for ex officio authority for border enfct - i.e. w/o a complaint. "But this in no way requires searches of travelers' music players or computers." Also see slide 19 on harm to public and "provide an easy source of funding for organized crime."

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