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2 August 2011 -- UK business secretary Vince Cable is set to present a raft of copyright exceptions tomorrow, including legitimisation of copying music and videos from discs to computer devices for personal use, the Financial Times reports.
This pact is no more than the legitimisation of a psychological form of foreign dominion over these sovereign countries.
France claims to stand for liberty, democracy and equality yet it recently elected Sarkozy, a xenophobe accused of advancing "the legitimisation of racism" by a UN Special Rapporteur.
For Bandelj legitimisation is more important than laws, which were not necessarily followed because people relied on old modes of operation and on old relationships.
Its main goals are the legitimisation of an electoral process, where appropriate, and the enhancement of public confidence in the electoral process, to deter fraud, to strengthen respect for human rights, and to contribute to the resolution of conflict.