Am Donnerstag (12. April 2012, 09.00 Uhr- 12.30 Uhr) findet die S&D – Konferenz „Acta: Whose rights does it protect?“ im Parlament statt. Die Debatte wird unter live übertragen. Unter!/TheProgressives #ACTA können auch Fragen gestellt werden.

Conference: „ACTA: Whose rights does it protect?“

Thursday 12 April 2012, 09.00-12.30.00
European Parliament, Brussels in ?Room JAN 4Q2

A public debate between members of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament and representatives of the civil society, industry, trade unions, internet freedom activists and bloggers, NGOs and experts
09h00 Opening remarks: ?Hannes Swoboda, President of the S&D Group
09h15 Can ACTA combat international counterfeiting?
Moderator: Laura Shields (journalist and senior associate at The Media Coach @mediawhizz)
10h45 Does ACTA endanger freedom of the internet?
Moderator: Edwy Plenel (journalist and founder of Mediapart @edwyplenel)
12h30 End
The debate will be live streamed and live blogged on
You will be able to send your questions to the participants through the live blogging Follow it on Twitter:!/TheProgressives #ACTA