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EFF: The TPP as the son of ACTA

Mon, 08/27/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Recently we shared an infographic that helped to show the details of the TPP's Internet trap. Now, we're providing a bit more explanation and context as to what dangers the TPP poses to our Internet use. 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership retains many of the same copyright restrictions and that were within ACTA, another treaty that sought to overwrite the Internet use of global citizens. Although the two treaties have many similarities, the most notable difference is ACTA's defeat in the face of public pressure. 

EFF: Japan's pro-Internet community rallies against TPP

Sun, 08/26/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Japan has yet to formally join the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, but that isn't stopping its citizens from speaking out against restrictive copyright measures found within the TPP text. There are weekly anti-TPP rallies in front of government buildings and a large public gathering is being organized for early next month.

Join the over 100,000 global voices who have spoken out against the TPP at http://StopTheTrap.net/ and learn more about the TPP copyright provisions.

Scaling up together to meet the threats to the open Internet

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 13:09 -- OpenMedia

From the beginning the Internet has always been about us; those who use the Internet to connect with one another, to create, to express ourselves, and to make our lives just a little bit easier. We must stand up to lobbyists who act to restrict Internet freedom in their drive to prop up outdated governance and business models. To that end we’re happy to announce the launch of our mobile-adaptive OpenMedia International beta website.

The Online Hub: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Today, we're proud to announce the launch of openmedia.org—our crowd-funded online hub, created (thanks to people like you!) to grow our numbers and amplify our voices.

Here's Lindsey with your update:

TF: New data exposes torrent-throttling ISPs

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Global citizens are paying for Internet access, but Big Telecom companies aren't being completely open about the restrictions that they're imposing. With new data just published by the Measurement Lab, new insight is being provided into the

Video: How the TPP threatens Internet freedom worldwide

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:33 -- Stephen Ludlow

The TPP's Internet trap is expansive with its ability to control, criminalize and fine your everyday Internet use. Lori Wallach of Public Citizen helps to break down the multiple layers of Internet stipulations that are being included in TPP negotiations. There is one thing that isn't being included in TPP negotiations: your opinion. Make it be known—stand up for your Internet rights by joining our campaign at http://StopTheTrap.net/.

TPP: No more 'Kitten' Around

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 00:00 -- Anonymous (not verified)
Messy TPP

We're just 1,200 signatures shy of reaching 100,000 on our http://StopTheTrap.net petition. With so many standing tall against the TPP's Internet trap, the collective voice of the pro-Internet community is getting louder.

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