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Go to prison for sharing files? That’s what Hollywood wants in the secret TPP deal

13-Feb-2015 EFF Like the various other digital copyright enforcement provisions in TPP, the criminal enforcement language loosely reflects the United States’ DMCA but is abstracted enough that the US can pressure other nations to enact rules that are much worse for users.

  • 15-Jan-2013 El Economista, México
    México: Expertos advierten llegada de nueva SOPA y TPP

    Luego de que el Congreso de Estados Unidos diera marcha atrás en el 2012 a la aprobación de las iniciativas antipiratería Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) y Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA), activistas y defensores de la libertad en Internet advirtieron la llegada de nuevos intentos de regulación similares.

  • 25-Oct-2012 Act Up-Paris
    ACTA, CETA, etc. Stop au déni de démocratie !

    Accord commercial Canada-UE (CETA), Accord de Libre Échange (ALE) UE-Inde, UE-Thaïlande, UE-Moldavie, etc. Tous ces accords contiennent potentiellement des clauses dangereuses pour les libertés des utilisateurs d’Internet, l’accès aux médicaments essentiels ou l’utilisation et la diffusion de logiciels libres.

  • 22-Sep-2012
    U.S. seeks Internet data flow safeguards in Asia-Pacific trade pact

    The United States is asking countries for strong rules to protect the free flow of data, ranging from video clips to back-room office operations, in talks on a Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, a U.S. official said on Friday.

  • 27-Aug-2012 The Guardian
    The Pacific free trade deal that’s anything but free

    Just Foreign Policy is offering a reward, now up to $21,100, to WikiLeaks if it publishes a draft copy of the TPP. People could add to the reward fund, or if in a position to do so, make a copy of the draft agreement available to the world.

  • 9-Aug-2012 Les Echos
    Accord entre Taïwan et la Chine sur la protection des investissements

    Taïwan et la Chine ont signé jeudi un accord très attendu par les milieux d’affaires sur la protection des investissements mais dénoncé par les nationalistes et indépendantistes taïwanais qui craignent une reprise en main de Pékin.

  • 8-Aug-2012 El Ciudadano
    Nueva polémica por filtración del TPP, el TLC que traería SOPA a Chile

    Se filtró nuevamente parte del texto de propiedad intelectual del TPP (Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement), tratado que mantiene sus negociaciones secretas y que es denunciado por diversas organizaciones mundiales porque, entre otras cosas, contendría disposiciones muy parecidas a SOPA.

  • 4-Jul-2012 DW
    EU parliamentarians reject ACTA

    The EU Parliament has rejected the controversial global Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. The decision is a victory for thousands of Europeans who took to the streets in furious protest against ACTA.

  • 22-Jun-2012 EurActiv
    MEPs to ’finish off’ ACTA on 4 July

    A European Parliament Committee rejected the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) yesterday despite pro-business lobbying by Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht, who insisted that Parliament should not decide before the European Court of Justice gives its opinion. A final vote in the full Parliament is expected on 4 July.

  • 8-Jun-2012 RCN La Radio
    Colombia: Corte admite analizar demanda contra ’Ley Lleras’ incluida en TLC

    La Corte Constitucional admitió estudiar demanda contra la norma incluida en el TLC con Estados Unidos, que incluye la restricción para bajar información de Internet, o llamada Ley Lleras.

  • 27-Apr-2012 El País, Colombia
    Colombia: Nueva demanda contra la Ley que implementó el TLC

    La acción fue presentada por el ciudadano Andrés de Zubiría quien señala que hubo vicios de trámite en el procedimiento legislativo.

  • 12-Apr-2012 CitizenVox
    More tumult at the TPP: Secret negotiations against internet freedom continue in Chile; Big Pharma allies attempt to shut down critics’ event (again)

    Talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which the US is negotiating with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam are continuing this week (April 9-13) in Santiago, Chile in the form of an “intersessional meeting” on intellectual property – focusing on internet policy.

  • 29-Mar-2012 ENTER.CO
    Colombia: ¿Es la ley del TLC la ‘Ley Lleras recargada’?

    El grito de guerra de los más tenaces opositores de la ley del TLC es que se trata de la ‘Ley Lleras recargada’. El grupo ‘hacktivista’ Anonymous, que el pasado martes protestó haciendo que el sitio web del Senado de la República dejara de funcionar por varias horas, se refiere a la iniciativa en esos términos.

  • 21-Feb-2012 IPW
    Special report: TPP negotiations to heat up in Melbourne over patents, copyright, medicines

    The TPP is gaining attention throughout the world not only because it holds the promise of opening up markets in participating countries and exporting stronger intellectual property protections enjoyed in the United States, but because some fear a greater backlash could ensue in the wake of outcry over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).

  • 17-Feb-2012 Huffington Post
    Keeping SOPA measures out of trade agreements ACTA, TPP

    As protests against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) sweep across Europe, two conclusions are possible: the era of closed-door IP policy is over; and the content industry’s insatiable quest for more power and control is no longer irresistible.

  • 10-Feb-2012 Tech President
    ACTA opponents welcome Germany’s decision

    Opponents of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) welcomed the official decision by the German government today to wait for action from the European Parliament before signing the treaty, calling it a sign that the debate over the balance between copyright protection and Internet freedom has become more explicitly political.

  • 9-Feb-2012 Telepresence Options
    ACTA and TPP: The new enemies of the World Wide Web

    The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) are essentially an alteration to SOPA and PIPA for the rest of the world.

  • 7-Feb-2012 Out-Law.com
    ACTA protests lead EU Governments to suspend endorsement of the text

    Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have announced that they will delay their endorsement of a controversial trade agreement following a tide of public protest.

  • 13-May-2011
    ISPs targeted in Pacific trade agreement

    Representatives from Australia’s internet industry have called for full disclosure of a proposed free trade agreement between the United States and its allies in the Pacific, concerned that the deal asks ISPs to shoulder onerous burdens around copyright infringement.

  • 18-Mar-2011 Quemar las naves
    TPP es el nuevo ACTA

    Antes fueron los Tratados de Libre Comercio (TLC). Está siendo desde hace un tiempo en el norte y Europa ACTA. Hoy Trans-Pacific Partnership o TPP es la nueva sigla de moda. La nueva sigla que merece nuestra atención.

  • 7-Oct-2010 ICTSD
    Anti-counterfeiting trade pact ‘99 percent’ complete

    Talks on a controversial “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” are very nearly complete, following what participating nations described as the “final” round of negotiations in Tokyo last week.

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