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Protesters take to the streets across Poland over ACTA

Protests have been held across Poland following the country's decision to sign up to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which critics say will restrict internet freedom.

This footage from Thursday shows protests in Poznan, Lublin, Sieradz and Warsaw.

The aim of ACTA is to harmonize international standards on copyright protection across Europe. Many see it as the equivalent of the US's controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which has been postponed by lawmakers, following high profile protests by sites like Wikipedia.

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