Major international trade agreements may have hit a huge snag. The European courts have ruled that corporations are not above the law.
The controversial upload filter in Europe, also referred to as the “censorship machine” is at the centre of fresh criticism.
There’s been some fallout over the Norway data breach. Accusations are surfacing that the breach may have violated European breach notification laws.
While much of the focus around the FCC’s decision has been centred around the United States, the decision is being felt far beyond the countries borders.
Large parts of the secret trade agreement, JEFTA (EU-Japan Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement), have leaked online.
If you are a supporter of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, the latest development will no doubt be infuriating.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is having differing experiences lately. As it sails through the Canadian parliament, the agreement is facing problems in the European Court of Justice.
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 […]
By Drew Wilson A fresh round of reports is suggesting that CETA (Comprehensive economic and trade Agreement) will not be completed next week. The report comes after last months report that suggests that CETA could be completed by the end of February. When we saw the initial reports that the negotiations might be completed by […]
By Drew Wilson Battle lines are already beginning to form as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Late last month, the word was that CETA was weeks away from completion. Now, reports are surfacing that social democratic group Quebec Solidaire has sent a letter to European lawmakers urging them to join the resistance against […]