[Guardian] TPP - Worse Than ACTA?

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  1. MerkageTurk

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    The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the son of ACTA, a secretive copyright and trade treaty being negotiated by the Pacific Rim nations, including the USA and Canada. As with ACTA, the secretive negotiation process means that the treaty's provisions represent an extremist corporate agenda where due process, privacy and free expression are tossed out the window in favor of streamlined copyright enforcement. If this passes, America will have a trade obligation to implement all the worst stuff in SOPA, and then some

    *Read more here from Cory Doctorow in Boing Boing: http://boingboing.net/2012/08/25/leaked-tpp-the-son-of-acta-w.html

    Read more from Dean Baker in The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/aug/27/pacific-free-trade-deal

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