The best-written article explaining ACTA and the like (that I could find) – here
Black March: boycotting the entertainment industry
WTO – Your partner in crime
The Intellectual Property Committee was a coalition of US corporations.
The agreement on intellectual property which IPC was dedicated to finally arrived as the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) approved by the World Trade Organization!
And now you can guess where ACTA comes from.
(got it from here)