Fears of what Brexit could actually mean in the long term are certainly high right now. While uncertainty is stoking fears of the unknown, there could be a silver lining for digital rights supporters: it may throw certain international trade agreements at risk.
For years, YouTube has been a major portal for new talent to share their creations with the world. While more artists and more genre’s of music are finally able to break out into a wider audience, the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), along with other major corporations, are petitioning the US government to choke off this platform through legal reform.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has gained support from what might be considered by some as an unexpected source: Google. The search engine giant has announced in their policy blog that they have come out in support of the controversial agreement.