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Over +115,000 signatures on StopTheTrap.net

Tue, 10/16/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Thanks to your support, we've reached 115,000 signatures on our campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its invasive Internet provisions. That's 115,000 citizens worldwide who won't stand for a restricted Internet, won't allow the collection of our private data and won't put up with harsh criminalized fines for everyday users.

We're amplifying our 115,000 voices and we're not done yet. Help us put the TPP's Internet trap to bed by signing and sharing our petition at StopTheTrap.net.

TPP to bed

Macleans.ca: Trans-Pacific Partnership could choke the free Internet

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

With Canada and Mexico formally joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations, the number of countries impacted by the secretive Internet provisions of the TPP has increased to 11. More importantly, the citizens of those nations affected could have their personal data compromised, online access restricted and Internet actions criminalized.

Speak out for your Internet freedom at OpenTheTPP.net.

We know better

Thu, 10/04/2012 - 17:08 -- OpenMedia

The head of the Motion Picture Association of America has claimed that the copyright legislation within the Stop Online Piracy Act is "dead", but a similar threat to our free speech and Internet use lives on in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. 

Learn more about the TPP at StopTheTrap.net and read more on this story at Ars Technica.

Infojustice.org: Mexico joins Secretive TPP negotiations

Mon, 10/01/2012 - 00:00 -- Catherine Hart

This week an interagency hearing was hosted by the Office of the United States Trade Representative regarding Mexico’s addition to the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The pro-Internet community has largely been shut out of these discussions, and judging from the priorities highlighted by this latest hearing, there is little intention of changing that anytime soon.

RT: The trade agreement that plans to rewrite and restrict the Internet

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 17:22 -- OpenMedia

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement is being negotiated by a number of Pacific Rim countries, including the United States, Canada and Australia. Hidden within the TPP text is a chapter concerning copyright laws that could drastically change your everyday use of the Internet.

Speak out at StopTheTrap.net and let your voice be heard alongside +110,000 members of the pro-Internet community.

 

Reporting back: OpenTheTPP.net & the Virginia negotiations

Thu, 09/20/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Last week, negotiators and trade representatives behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement met in Virginia for another round of discussions. Once again, citizens of the pro-Internet community were left out of these secretive negotiations and public interest groups had their opportunities to speak out allocated in a series of 10-minute ‘stakeholder presentations’.

EFF: The Triple Threat of the TPP

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 16:11 -- OpenMedia

As trade talks concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership continue into this week, so does discussion concerning the TPP's threats to free speech, Internet privacy and due process. With your assistance in responding to our OpenTheTPP.net campaign, we've already brought some of this discussion directly to trade representatives and negotiators in a push to open up the TPP to further public discourse.

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