Monday, February 10, 2014

Trans-Pacific Partnership could let big media companies bully small content creators, eventually

Electronic Frontier Foundation is warning content creators about a secret “Trans-Pacific Partnership” which apparently big media companies are a party to.  It would give the White House or an administration the ability to negotiate “extreme copyright” protection in some cases, without Congressional oversight or even knowledge. The link is here.

Curiously, the Globe favors Congress’s ratifying the TPP, link (website url)  here

The US Trade Representative has its own site here

Wikileaks released the intended new TPP agreement, according to a YouTube posting from December, 2013. 

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