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Macedonia: Pondering Future Consequences of ACTA

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Macedonia, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Freedom of Speech, International Relations, Law, Politics, Protest, Technology

While the authorities in Macedonia remain silent on the country's stance on the ACTA [1], bloggers, such as Airborne, emphasize the need to gain more knowledge [2] [mk], as the traditional media mostly ignore the issue: “Maybe, one of these days, we'll just simply wake up in the ACTA-ruled world.” The new media attempting to fill this gap in local languages include Metamorphosis [3] and IT.com.mk [4]. Endek blog advocates [5] [mk] standing up for Internet freedom by joining international protest movements.