Electronic Frontier Foundation | Streamed live on 19 Nov 2014
Fight secret copyright deals: A global TPP teach-in
A lot has happened on the Trans-Pacific Partnership front these past couple months. There was another major leak of a recent draft of the TPP’s Intellectual Property chapter that confirmed that many of the most extreme copyright provisions are still there, and in some cases, have even gotten worse. It also showed that it included some new harmful language on “trade secrets” that could be used to crack down on journalists.
The TPP could be finalized in the coming months, and things are moving fast. That’s why we’d like to invite you to a public, online teach-in to hear representatives from several digital rights groups based in TPP countries share their analysis of the latest leaked text, as well as to lay out the current state of play of the negotiations. We’ll make sure there’s time at the end for users to ask us questions.
When the time comes, we’ll need to be ready to fight this agreement on a global front. So please join us and get informed about the TPP’s threats to digital rights.