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.
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.
Corporate interests have been dealt a fresh blow as France threatened to halt talks of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Roughly half of the entire TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) was recently leaked and published for all to see.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has had a rather interesting dynamic on the political landscape in Canada. After signing off on the hugely controversial agreement, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said that she will engage in consultations. The question for some might be, where are these consultations anyway?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been a hugely controversial agreement which has drawn backlash from many. While it seems that governments around the world are only concerned with how to ratify it, many have sent strong messages saying “No”. Today, we wanted to highlight some of those protesting in the country of Peru.
Could Peru be the first to fall to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? If one report is anything to go by, it may very well be Peru that will pull the trigger first. While no specific date was set, government officials say they are getting ready to table the controversial agreement in spite of the widespread […]
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn fire from a lot of organizations, politicians, and individuals over the years. Now, those who are opposed to the agreement are getting help in their fight to stop the agreement from a source within the United Nations. Part of the criticism revolves around intellectual property rights.
While citizens are pushing to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), trade negotiators of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is “virtually complete”.
Earlier, German judges ruled that Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions are illegal. The provisions, as brought forth by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), would create a whole new court system that would allow multinational corporations to sue countries for getting in the way of profits or future profits. Now, the EU Commission […]