Protest in Cork city against internet copyright treaty

A protest was taking place in Cork city this afternoon against the anti-copyright infringement agreement.

The protest at Daunt Square was organised by 16-year old student Evin Doyle, who believes that the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) challenges civil liberties and the right to privacy.

The treaty - which Ireland signed up to last month - has triggered a series of protests in Dublin and across Europe.

It aims to establish an international legal framework for targeting counterfeit goods, generic medicines and copyright infringement on the Internet.

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