The European Parliament rejected the controversial anti-piracy agreement Acta on Wednesday by a large majority. Millions of Europeans had protested its provisions on copyrights in particular. Some commentators celebrate the Parliament's decision as a victory for civil society and the Internet community. Others criticise that above all counterfeiters will profit from the failure to pass the agreement.
With articles from the following publications: Večer - Slovenia, Gazeta Wyborcza - Poland, Corriere della Sera - Italy, Financial Times Deutschland - Germany