European Parliament rejects ACTA copyright treaty by 478 votes to 39 The parliament followed the recommendations of five of its committees that had examined the treaty. Jennifer Baker (IDG News Service) 04 July, 2012 11:17 - share print email Comments Members of the European Parliament rejected the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement on Wednesday by 478 votes to 39.(More to follow.) Join the newsletter! Join Or Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook Error: Please check your email address.