THE BOSS (RIAA): I would have preferred to resolve this matter by passing comprehensive laws in the US and using that as leverage to get similar laws enacted in other countries. However… public opinion appears to be solidly against us.
RIAA LAWYER: Afraid so, boss.
THE BOSS (RIAA): Very well. We must approach this from the other direction. We must push through a similar set of restrictions in aw ay that effectively excludes the general public from any facet of the decision-making process.
THE BOSS (RIAA): We must pursue our agenda via a single comprehensive international treaty.
RIAA LAWYER: I’ll call our boys in ACTA and tell them to start twisting arms.