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Top U.S. Senator: TPP’s secrecy must end and the agreement must “reflect the need for a free and open Internet”

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 16:56 -- Eva Prkachin

This is an amazing development!

On April 30th, 2014, over 3.1 million citizens and over 50 organizations united in a historic campaign to Stop The Secrecy around the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Our campaign culminated in our biggest and brightest projection in Washington D.C. last night - check out the images here.

Then, the next day, one of the most powerful members of the United States Congress, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke out during a crucial Senate Hearing to call for an end to the extreme secrecy around the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

The clock is ticking and the stakes couldn’t be higher to #StopTheSecrecy around the TPP

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 17:33 -- Eva Prkachin

In twelve short hours, U.S. President Barack Obama will have returned home from his trip to Asia, where he spent the past week trying to strong-arm smaller nations into signing up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). As he touches down in Washington, fond memories of home might lull him into thinking all is well with TPP proceedings on this side of the ocean. We’ll be there to disrupt that bliss with our biggest and brightest hard-hitting projection demanding an end to the extreme secrecy around the TPP.

New Yorker: goodbye, net neutrality; hello, net discrimination

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:08 -- Eva Prkachin

Proposed FCC net neutrality ruling "threatens to make the Internet ... unequal in a way that deeply threatens our long-term prosperity." Are you concerned about this possible rule change?

Article by Tim Wu for The New Yorker

In 2007, at a public forum at Coe College, in Iowa, Presidential candidate Barack Obama was asked about net neutrality. Specifically, “Would you make it a priority in your first year of office to reinstate net neutrality as the law of the land? And would you pledge to only appoint F.C.C. commissioners that support open Internet principles like net neutrality?”

Over 50 organizations, 2.8 million people, and a “StopTheSecrecy.net” bat signal can’t be wrong!

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 13:18 -- Josh Tabish

Together, over 50 international organizations and 2.8 million people have united behind one of the largest online campaigns in history. And, make no mistake, our call to stop the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is being heard loud and clear.

Between our friends at Daily Kos, Roots Action, Fight for the Future, and Demand Progress, and our growing list of international partners, millions of people have received our “StopTheSecrecy” message in their inboxes, news websites, and TV screens. And we’re just getting started.

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