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Stevie Wonder Gets International Treaty For The Blind Approved
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Stevie Wonder has been working hard to get an international pact approved that will see books and other reading materials become more accessible to the blind, and it finally happened today. As a result, Wonder will perform a special concert …

Japan Might Drop Its Support For TPP Japan Might Drop Its Support For TPP

It’s been a while since we last heard anything about the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. All we knew was that the secret negotiations were still ongoing, but no public statement had been made for a few months. Now the silence has …

The Government Is Putting Fair Use In Danger The Government Is Putting Fair Use In Danger
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Fair use – what do those two words mean to you? If you’ve been following copyright law at all lately, you probably have heard the term thrown around a few times. It’s considered by many to be the most important …

With ACTA Dead, TPP Shapes Up To Avoid The Same Fate With ACTA Dead, TPP Shapes Up To Avoid The Same Fate

The internet is still rejoicing after last week’s win over ACTA. The European Parliament overwhelmingly voted down the treaty which effectively kills it for the time being. It will be back later, but the Internet can celebrate another win for …

ACTA Supporters Might Resort To Dirty Tactics For Approval ACTA Supporters Might Resort To Dirty Tactics For Approval
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The response to ACTA throughout Europe has been the stuff of legends. People from all walks of life have taken to the streets to protest the amendments in the treaty that only help to serve copyright industries while hurting the …

Sen. Wyden Wants To Blow TPP Wide Open Sen. Wyden Wants To Blow TPP Wide Open

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is by far one of the more dangerous treaties being tossed around world governments because we know nothing about it. Despite a minor leak of an old version last year, we’re still none the wiser as …

TPP Might Not Live To See Next Year TPP Might Not Live To See Next Year

With all the recent talk about CISPA and ACTA, it seems like we’ve been forgetting about our old friend TTP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership. For those who need a recap, TPP is essentially ACTA for the U.S. and Pacific nations. The …

As ACTA Gets Signed, Europeans Protest
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At a ceremony in Tokyo, Japan, more members of the European Union signed ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement), ratifying the treaty for the countries that signed it. However, because the European Union parliament as yet to weigh in, ACTA is not …