Under leaked proposals from a controversial service trade deal, Facebook and other online services could be granted legal immunity when censoring any content
New leaked documents concerning the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) have been published.
As leaked by Netzpolitik & Greenpeace
In these quixotic and post-truth times, nemesis has its subtle ways of catching up with the reality.
As released by the European Commission
The meeting was supposed to bring the three-year-old talks to a close, but major obstacles between the United States and European Union bogged down the negotiators.
How to achieve data protection-proof free trade agreements?
The prospects for concluding negotiations on the Trade in Services Agreement now appear slim.
Negotiators working to increase market access for services are beginning to question whether the European Union is capable of forging a multi-trillion dollar services agreement.
A new EU-US pact governing the transfer of personal data faces a second legal challenge, putting the details of the deal which underpins billions of dollars of transatlantic trade in digital services under further scrutiny.
As released by the Government of Norway
Released by the Government of Switzerland
Global trade union leaders meeting in Panama have united in condemnation of TiSA (the Trade in Services Agreement) and CETA (the Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement), highlighting the risks that both trade agreements pose to jobs and job security.
On 12 October, the closing day of the Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Fukuoka, around 250 delegates representing more than 70 PSI affiliates from 18 countries resolved to intensify the struggle against the ambitious Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership under negotiation among 16 countries in the region.
The Trade in Services Agreement contains many provisions that are a virtual copy-and-paste out of the TPP’s Electronic Commerce chapter.
The odds of the Trade in Services Agreement wrapping up by year’s end have grown longer after a mini ministerial meeting revealed a number of issues remain far from resolved
“EU leaders must protect individuals’ personal information and privacy. The best way to do this is by not including data flows in trade agreements.”
The latest leaks of teh Trade in Services Agreement show prohibitions on requiring foreign companies to employ local workers, says Deborah James