Large parts of the secret trade agreement, JEFTA (EU-Japan Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement), have leaked online.
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.
Much of what has been analyzed prior to the final release was found in the various leaked copied (many of which posted by Wikileaks. Now that the final text of the TPP has been published, we decided to compare the final leak to the final leak to the officially released text to see what, if […]
One of the many trade agreements being proposed is the Comprehensive Economic and Trade agreement (CETA). We decided to review sections that relate to digital rights to see what is in it.
ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) may have died in Europe for now, but CETA (Comprehensive Economic and trade Agreement) is still alive and well. Now, text of the Intellectual Property chapter has leaked and we are finally able to find out what is in this agreement.
When the investment chapter draft leaked, it sparked outrage amongst the people in New Zealand and pushed the New Zealand government into damage control. Now that Canada is involved in the TPP negotiations, you’d think that the Canadian media would have figured out all the ins and outs of the TPP now that such content […]