Anti-ACTA Day of Action February 11 Protest Details: Where, When & How to Join the Worldwide Fight

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The anti-ACTA Day of Action is February 11. Protest details, including where, when and how to join the worldwide fight on Saturday, can all be found in this comprehensive breakdown of what is shaping up to be a massive worldwide demonstration.

The anti-ACTA Day of Action is February 11. Protest details, including where, when and how to join the worldwide fight on Saturday, can all be found in this comprehensive breakdown of what is shaping up to be a massive worldwide demonstration.

As ACTA loses support in Europe, where a number of countries are putting the brakes on plans to ratify the controversial treaty, its opponents are planning new protests around the world. More than 100 are planned in Europe alone on Saturday, Feb. 11, and an online petition to stop ACTA has already garnered nearly 2 million signatures.

Protesters have been galvanized in their efforts to stop the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement by recent developments that suggest the treaty may be losing international support just two weeks after 22 European Union member states signed it.

[Click here or an in-depth analysis of the latest ACTA developments]

So the world's network of ACTA opponents has declared Saturday, Feb. 11 as a new day of protest, riding a rising tide of international anger over the treaty and its provisions that have the potential to limit Internet freedom, decrease online privacy and even restrict worldwide access to generic drugs.

A proposed agreement that would create an international framework and set of standards for enforcing intellectual property rights, ACTA would create a voluntary legal regime that would allow for copyright and intellectual property cases to be adjudicated across national lines without having to contend with individual nations' conflicting laws.

There is still time to fight against the treaty, which would restrict the ability of Web sites to engage in open discourse by placing draconian copyright and intellectual property restrictions in place throughout the world. There is a petition at WhiteHouse.gov with more than 41,000 signatures currently on file with the Obama administration, calling on it to end ACTA and protect our right to Internet privacy, and advocacy groups from around the world are mobilizing to stop the treaty from being fully ratified this summer. For more information about how to stop ACTA, visit this comprehensive site.

If you would rather ramp up your efforts to protest the bill by taking to the streets, consult the below list of anti-ACTA Day of Action Feb. 11 worldwide protest events:

AUSTRALIABrisbane: https://www.facebook.com/events/343578872339343/

AUSTRIABregenz: https://www.facebook.com/events/269553479781320/Graz : https://www.facebook.com/events/118354621620542/Innsbruck : https://www.facebook.com/events/295640580493380/Klagenfurt: https://www.facebook.com/events/187879947980252/Linz: https://www.facebook.com/events/288632391196893/Salzburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/359919090704207/Vienna : https://www.facebook.com/events/145907925526943/Zwetti : https://www.facebook.com/events/209411655821825/

BELGIUMNational: https://www.facebook.com/events/220201778069181/Bruxelles : https://www.facebook.com/events/282306501836322/

BRITAINEdinburgh: https://www.facebook.com/events/248493905226583/London: https://www.facebook.com/events/170835693019760/

BULGARIABurgas: https://www.facebook.com/events/375580262468062/Gabrovo: https://www.facebook.com/events/178558878917273/Haskovo: https://www.facebook.com/events/261858850554176/Kardzhali: https://www.facebook.com/events/268390609897567/Kazanlak: https://www.facebook.com/events/355646227780226/Pazardzhik: https://www.facebook.com/events/236529429762390/Plovdiv: https://www.facebook.com/events/292309164160296/Razgrad: https://www.facebook.com/events/336543933044676/Ruse: https://www.facebook.com/events/178145112289919/Sofia: https://www.facebook.com/events/246513398758312/Stara Zagora: https://www.facebook.com/events/236529429762390/Varn?: https://www.facebook.com/events/374427159240206/Veliko Tarnovo: https://www.facebook.com/events/102800419845470/ Vidin: https://www.facebook.com/events/165939130184000/ 

CANADARegina: https://www.facebook.com/events/350626631628691/

CROATIAOsijek: https://www.facebook.com/events/104432956352102/Zagreb: https://www.facebook.com/events/329983600380349/ 

CZECH REPUBLICBrno: https://www.facebook.com/events/168703239906096/?eské Bud?jovice: https://www.facebook.com/events/200844340013226/Jihlava: https://www.facebook.com/events/182999025135618/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/103094276486573Karlovy Vary: https://www.facebook.com/events/354949464524534/Olomouc: https://www.facebook.com/events/224487717644052/Ostrava:https://www.facebook.com/events/302555016469685/Pilsen: https://www.facebook.com/events/102001333259533Plze?: https://www.facebook.com/events/102001333259533/Praha: https://www.facebook.com/events/262090337195789/Ústí nad Labem: https://www.facebook.com/events/375639979128356/Sokolov: https://www.facebook.com/events/264152330320522/Teplice: https://www.facebook.com/events/237227439696070/Valašské mezi?í?í: https://www.facebook.com/events/133265476793759/Zlín: https://www.facebook.com/events/262404013831026/Znojmo: https://www.facebook.com/events/144198772366385/

DENMARKAalborg (Feb.25): https://www.facebook.com/events/172169006225862/Aarhus (Feb.25): https://www.facebook.com/events/348984005126264/ Copenhagen  (Feb.25): https://www.facebook.com/events/235321939883596/ Odense (Feb.25): http://www.facebook.com/events/373248572702248/ 

ESTONIATartu: https://www.facebook.com/events/293549444038917/Tallinn: https://www.facebook.com/events/314029425310101/

FINLANDHelsinki: https://www.facebook.com/events/148411508609291/

FRANCEAix en Provence: https://www.facebook.com/events/244421288966558/Albi: https://www.facebook.com/events/168765856565763/Amiens: https://www.facebook.com/events/100287056765109/Angers: https://www.facebook.com/events/199634866800799/Annecy: https://www.facebook.com/events/257782500958741/Avignon: https://www.facebook.com/events/205603019536597/Bayonne: https://www.facebook.com/events/170881226348001/Besançon: https://www.facebook.com/events/350055058338859/Bordeaux: https://www.facebook.com/events/362717853754753/Brest: https://www.facebook.com/events/115942121861376/Caen : https://www.facebook.com/events/228618757227112/Chambery: https://www.facebook.com/events/288493647877788/Clermont-Ferrand: https://www.facebook.com/events/326849087360202/Dijon: https://www.facebook.com/events/274825002587428/Douai: https://www.facebook.com/events/102456923212099/Grenoble: https://www.facebook.com/events/291033160951733/Limoges: https://www.facebook.com/events/321440564560770/Lille: https://www.facebook.com/events/199934440105717/Lorient: https://www.facebook.com/events/231912796892759/Lyon: https://www.facebook.com/events/227033324049150/Marseille: https://www.facebook.com/events/371810592833698/Metz: https://www.facebook.com/events/223962574358248/Montpellier: https://www.facebook.com/events/308322049214315/Nancy: https://www.facebook.com/events/297319746990736/Nantes: https://www.facebook.com/events/336368539718367/Nevers: https://www.facebook.com/events/257478177653829/Nice: https://www.facebook.com/events/226142050807952/Nîmes: https://www.facebook.com/events/284365168292336/Orléans: https://www.facebook.com/events/144336802350023/Paris: https://www.facebook.com/events/261953107207192/Poitiers: https://www.facebook.com/events/335663953135037/Porto-Vecchio: https://www.facebook.com/events/270343909700151/Quimper: https://www.facebook.com/events/175748819198384/Reims: https://www.facebook.com/events/261712197231360/Rennes: https://www.facebook.com/events/284421551613274/Saint Denis (Ile de la Réunion): https://www.facebook.com/events/355272381151834/Strasbourg: https://www.facebook.com/events/317988148239037/Tarbes: https://www.facebook.com/events/336009553098334/Toulouse: https://www.facebook.com/events/312007895501972/Tours: https://www.facebook.com/events/282746828454027/

GERMANYAachen: https://www.facebook.com/events/290803420973299/Augsburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/245798608830506Berlin: https://www.facebook.com/events/338799346153966/Bielefeld: https://www.facebook.com/events/231717836912664/Bremen: https://www.facebook.com/events/320064574703829Bremerhaven: https://www.facebook.com/events/212489055513027/Brunswick: https://www.facebook.com/events/297423820306461/Cologne: https://www.facebook.com/events/207644835998103/Crailsheim: https://www.facebook.com/events/241560099256920Dortmund: https://www.facebook.com/events/292927114099000Dresden: https://www.facebook.com/events/155805177868102/Duisburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/360323100663808Dusseldorf: https://www.facebook.com/events/228942327190942/Erfurt: https://www.facebook.com/events/204041156361455/Frankfurt/Main: https://www.facebook.com/events/129547730499332/Freiburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/313894588647456/Hamburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/159557767491881/Hanover: https://www.facebook.com/events/360437973983925/Heidelburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/373446242671293/Heidenheim: https://www.facebook.com/events/242282912517339/Ingolstadt: https://www.facebook.com/events/239207726161954/Kassel: https://www.facebook.com/events/320293564679124/Kiel: https://www.facebook.com/events/143150565804393/Leipzig: https://www.facebook.com/events/316277768408479/Mainz: https://www.facebook.com/events/169154469860540/Magdeburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/104321526360193/Mannheim: https://www.facebook.com/events/267555573314186/Mettmann: https://www.facebook.com/events/334580503240450/Minden: https://www.facebook.com/events/310027772381359/Munich: https://www.facebook.com/events/117215651734097/Munster: https://www.facebook.com/events/261880393883349/Neuss: https://www.facebook.com/events/289961161066372/Nordenham: https://www.facebook.com/events/182942588474388/Nürnberg: https://www.facebook.com/events/244916202249229/Osnabrück: https://www.facebook.com/events/182606345180976Potsdam: https://www.facebook.com/events/350079258349898/Ravensburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/344813968872396/Regensburg: https://www.akv-r.de/2012/01/30/demoaufruf-acta-ad-acta/Rostock: https://www.facebook.com/events/360013494010391/Saarbruecken: https://www.facebook.com/events/337811569584831/Schwerin: https://www.facebook.com/events/183351785099000/Stade: https://www.facebook.com/events/129707167150888/Stuttgart: https://www.facebook.com/events/144489442335635/Trier (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/368640866495001/Ulm: https://www.facebook.com/events/199865750111770/Wurzburg: https://www.facebook.com/events/234203816662508/

GREECEPatra: https://www.facebook.com/events/289412584454221/Thessaloniki: https://www.facebook.com/events/173041956132547/

HUNGARYBudapest: https://www.facebook.com/events/239140316165296/Szeged: https://www.facebook.com/events/345332565488424/

IRELANDDublin (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/284626631593223/

ITALYFlorence: http://www.facebook.com/events/306158699431655/ and http://www.facebook.com/events/208195132612866/Rome: http://www.facebook.com/events/321701717870935/ 

LATVIARiga (Feb. 13): https://www.facebook.com/events/114172405371886/

LITHUANIAVilnius: https://www.facebook.com/events/229745113780889/

LUXEMBOURGLuxembourg: https://www.facebook.com/events/321922584518265/

MALTAValetta: https://www.facebook.com/events/372841852732565/

NETHERLANDSAmsterdam: https://www.facebook.com/events/366916189988648/ Rotterdam: https://www.facebook.com/events/100817413381050/ 

POLANDBialystok (Feb. 3): https://www.facebook.com/events/256392994434523/Brzeg (Feb. 5): https://www.facebook.com/events/157719067674817/Legnica: https://www.facebook.com/events/229151093837340/Leszno: https://www.facebook.com/events/335762799789364/Katowice (Feb. 3): https://www.facebook.com/events/174724099301513/Poznan: https://www.facebook.com/events/308222379225477/Radom: https://www.facebook.com/events/349957518356918/Szczecin: https://www.facebook.com/events/324226357616024/Warszawa: https://www.facebook.com/events/123234047799227/Wroclaw (Feb. 3): https://www.facebook.com/events/125579864229927/

PORTUGALBraga: https://www.facebook.com/events/286463268083269/Coimbra: https://www.facebook.com/events/222604307833091/Lisboa: https://www.facebook.com/events/263755510363956/Porto: https://www.facebook.com/events/278149665584864/

ROMANIAAlba-Iulia: https://www.facebook.com/events/359422984085931/Arad: https://www.facebook.com/events/146691972116952/Bacau: https://www.facebook.com/events/267353136663351/Baia Mare: https://www.facebook.com/events/288609117870711/Brasov: https://www.facebook.com/events/353334364691465/Bucharest: https://www.facebook.com/events/305136589533613 and https://www.facebook.com/events/178989628875856/Buzau: https://www.facebook.com/events/103890166402105/Caracal: https://www.facebook.com/events/236296929789967/Constanta: https://www.facebook.com/events/384892581527047/Craiova: https://www.facebook.com/events/320998614608351/Cluj: https://www.facebook.com/events/318417421533389/Deva: https://www.facebook.com/events/378479838832580Focsani: https://www.facebook.com/events/317593171610294/Galati: https://www.facebook.com/events/163823730398453/ and http://www.facebook.com/events/258596844211432/ and http://www.facebook.com/events/151356064982334Hunedoara: https://www.facebook.com/events/341150959258693/Iasi: https://www.facebook.com/events/309888002390146/https://www.facebook.com/events/159814360800569Oradea: https://www.facebook.com/events/247005852043232/Piatra Neamt: https://www.facebook.com/events/339153752782653/Pitest: https://www.facebook.com/events/323200381052561/Ploesti: http://www.facebook.com/events/182692728504106/Ramnicu Valcea: https://www.facebook.com/events/381867198493288/Resita: https://www.facebook.com/events/293770720684276/Sibiu: https://www.facebook.com/events/211035782326834/Slatina: https://www.facebook.com/events/247473268660035/Suceava: https://www.facebook.com/events/301228213267647/Targu Mures: https://www.facebook.com/events/240509612698417/Targu Neamt: https://www.facebook.com/events/174123636024612Timisoara: https://www.facebook.com/events/339815396050868/

SCOTLANDGlasgow: https://www.facebook.com/events/375858179095979/ 

SERBIABelgrade (Feb.9): http://www.facebook.com/events/357592967598565/ 

SLOVAKIABratislava (Feb.4): https://www.facebook.com/events/244451218962708/

SLOVENIALjubljana (Feb.4): https://www.facebook.com/events/242732285801564/ Maribor(Feb.4):  https://www.facebook.com/events/369837519698057/

SPAINMadrid: https://www.facebook.com/events/106651522793433/

SWEDENBorlange (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/287094008012416/Goteborg (Feb. 25): https://www.facebook.com/events/243895365687129/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/333701656663138/Helsingborg: https://www.facebook.com/events/239284842817072/Jonkoping: https://www.facebook.com/events/160788864034326/Kalmar (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/335884969766662/Karlstad (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/297023007013826/Malmö (Feb.4): https://www.facebook.com/events/363889936958608/Stockholm (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/332489143440319/Sundsvall (Feb.4): https://www.facebook.com/events/182586151841064/Umea (Feb. 4): https://www.facebook.com/events/333701656663138/

SWITZERLANDGeneva: https://www.facebook.com/events/145734798877975/ Zurich: http://www.facebook.com/events/179697445468919/ 

UNITED STATESNew York, New York: http://www.facebook.com/events/174325296009139/San Jose, California: https://www.facebook.com/events/367322379962713/Traverse City, Michigan: https://www.facebook.com/events/364031900291592/

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