Kader Arif, the European Parliament's rapporteur for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (Acta), resigned over the issue on Friday (January 27th).
He said he had witnessed "never-before-seen manoeuvres" by officials preparing the treaty.
More at the BBC.
And here the quintessence of what Monsieur Arif said, in English, French, German, Swedish.
The peace of the night.