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Leaked TISA text exposes US threat to privacy, civil rights, data security
‘Leaked US proposals in the Trade in the secret Services (TISA) negotiations include rules that would threaten privacy and civil rights protections for digital personal data’ Dr Patricia Ranald, Coordinator of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network (AFTINET) said today.
TISA negotiations: Yes to e-commerce, data flows, no to IPR, data protection?
After two years of negotiations, the draft Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) stands at 17 horizontal and sector-specific proposals, negotiators told Intellectual Property Watch after the 2-5 December Geneva round of negotiations
Conference: For a citizen’s trade agenda: STOP TTIP, CETA, TISA
9 December in the European Parliament in Brussels, organised by GUE/NL
The TISA threat to food and agriculture
Agriculture depends on a whole complex of services – water, credit, research, testing, marketing – which may be privatised by TISA, warns Peter Rossman.
Going underground: WikiLeaks on TTIP
Afshin Rattans of Russia Today interviews Kristinn Hrafnsson on the role of WikiLeaks around the secret TTIP, TPP and TiSA negotiations.
Why you should join the TPPA Action on 8 November
On 8 November 2014, thousands of Kiwis will take part in the International Day of Action to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). The rally cry for us is TPPA – Corporate Trap, Kiwis Fight Back.
European action day: citizens in 22 countries demand "Stop TTIP, CETA and TiSA"
On a European day of action against the free trade agreements TTIP, CETA and TiSA, thousands of citizens took to the streets with more than 1100 public activities in 22 European countries.
Teamsters make case against bad trade deals to top Democratic senators
The Teamsters labour union told key US senators that secret ’trade’ deals like TPP and TISA threaten government workers’ jobs by opening them up to irreversible privatization by multinationals.
PSI Special Report: The Really Good Friends of Transnational Corporations Agreement
The objective of this report is to help overcome the secrecy and complexity surrounding the TISA (Trade in Services Agreement) negotiations in order to bring the agreement into the public sphere for democratic debate.
A plan only banksters will love: WikiLeaks reveals trade deal pushing global financial deregulation
Democracy Now! discuss the leaked text with Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch and author of "The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority."
WikiLeaks reveals global trade deal kept more secret than the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Embattled WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange announced Wednesday from London the publication of a secret draft text of the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), a controversial global trade agreement said to make it easier for corporations to make profits and operate with impunity across borders.
Wikileaks releases secret Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) - Financial Services Annex
Today, WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Financial Services Annex, which covers 50 countries and 68.2%1 of world trade in services.
Free trade: Bilateral and multilateral negotiations dangerous for financial regulation and taxation
Financial services — both in terms of market access and how they are regulated — are a critical issue in the EU-US FTA (TTIP) talks. Analysis from WEED and SOMO.
Verizon sees “trade” deal as the next “Share everything” plan
This week, a Verizon representative speaking on a pro-TISA panel expressed the company’s hope that the “trade” deal can be used to keep privacy policies in check.
Big trading blocs moving at breakneck pace to raise free trade standards
The pace to negotiate bilateral or plurilateral free trade agreements has been accelerating rapidly over the last month as the big trading blocs seem eager to position themselves in the race for market access and standards. Special report for Intellectual Property Watch.