It’s been noted that some countries aren’t huge fans of the TPP-11 plot. One of those countries, however, is warming to the idea.
The 11 remaining countries involved in the TPP have agreed that they will try and bring the controversial agreement into force without the US.
While it still needs approval in the US, the White House has initiated the 90 day notice to renegotiate NAFTA.
The US may have killed the TPP, but that isn’t stopping some from making an attempt to resurrect the “trade” agreement anyway.
While many count the infamous Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement dead, it seems some countries are moving ahead with ratification anyway.
A major scandal is brewing in Australia. The Copyright Agency is accused of stealing $15 million in royalties and funnelling the money into a fund used for lobbying.
There’s been talk off and on about the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Often overlooked are the digital rights issues that lurk beneath the surface.
As the clock ticks down towards passage, the Open Rights Group has blasted the Digital Economy Bill. Among the concerns, the group says it is a “privacy disaster waiting to happen”.
There’s been a recent court ruling surrounding filesharing. If a parent refuses to divulge which child is responsible for sharing copyrighted material, then the parents could be liable.
The hugely controversial Digital Economy Bill has cleared the third reading. As a result, it has cleared the House of Lords and will move on to the final stage.