You can’t make this stuff up.
And, on the rogue IP agency front, Mexico’s IP Office Surprised Its Congress By Signing ACTA, And Now Hopes To Win Their Support. As Masnick notes: ” This move still has the US’s fingerprints all over it. The US needed some sort of “win” for ACTA these days, and coming so soon after the US allowed Mexico to enter TPP negotiations, it’s hard not to think that there was some horse trading going on here.”
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