Several EU countries, among them Romania (without any public discussions), signed the Acta (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) treaty. See this for more. There are already retaliations by Anonymous, at least in Poland and Romania.
Please read the post “The cost of knowledge” by Terence Tao and also visit the relevant links, if you are concerned with the matter of making money from publishing (in fact stifling) fundamental research and the open access movement.
All in all, let us hope we don’t end in a Bayesian society.