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Tell Congress: No Backroom Deals To Regulate The Internet

Postby sunnyd » Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:09 pm

Story : https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/02/tell-congress-no-backroom-deals-regulate-i

Right now, representatives from nine countries including the United States are secretly meeting in a luxury hotel in Beverly Hills to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, a trade agreement with the potential to contain intellectual property provisions that go beyond ACTA. These secret meetings could create over-reaching new rules and standards that will choke off the online speech of individuals, websites, and platforms accused of copyright infringement.

But because the meetings are held behind closed doors and the text has not been released to the public, the citizens who will be affected do not know the details and don’t have a voice.



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