ACTA, PIPA, SOPA, performance rights for Publishers - the legal framework for the free self-and other-Inform the web should be taken in the future drastically closely in the European Union. Many of the new rules - they should actually be law - would be what the web is now commonplace, and criminalize massive influence in parts.
Even if safe is undisputed that copyright and rights must be safeguarded on the web: It can not be that the free flow of information is limited in future legal just because there are incorrigible, illegally paid, for example, as a download pirate movies music on the Web or up-or download them from there.
One of these projects is questionable ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (German: trade agreements to fight counterfeiting). At the beginning there were many EU countries mass protests against this agreement. The EU Commission has now submitted the draft agreement to the European Court of Justice for legal review.
Although several EU Member States have already temporarily stopped the ratification process and the discussion is no longer in the public spotlight: Final table of the Agreement is not. Originally it was to be adopted by June 2012 by the European Parliament, is now expected a decision until 2013 or 2014.
This video explains (certainly biased, but clear on the matter), what ACTA is and how it would work if it is only valid right: