TPPA a Sellout to American Corporate Greed

Press Release – Internet MANA New Zealand will become a permanent prisoner to the United States greed and global arrogance if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) isnt stopped, warns Internet MANA.

NZ actors to rally against secretive TPPA

Press Release – Equity New Zealand Equity New Zealand will join unions, community organisations, academics, creatives and students in co-sponsoring the national Day of Action to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement thisSaturday, 29 March.

TPPA Ministers set to make crucial IP decisions this weekend

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey The intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement that Wikileaks posted in November signalled over 100 areas of disagreement. Those square brackets have been rapidly disappearing in the lead-up to the ministerial meeting …

US Negotiators Still Trying to Trade Away Internet Freedoms

Press Release – Electronic Frontier Foundation After years of secret trade negotiations over the future of intellectual property rights (and limits on those rights), the public gets a chance to looks at the results. For those of us who care about free speech and a balanced intellectual property system …

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) IP Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, 13 November 2013, WikiLeaks released the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter . The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more …

TPPA looks set to secretly extend NZ’s Copyright Term

Article – Creative Freedom Foundation Last week the Creative Freedom Foundation participated in a group briefing and Q&A session with David Walker, NZs Chief Negotiator in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement , and officials Angela Strahl and Yvonne Woutersen.

Werewolf Edition #44 : Referendum On A Robbery

Article – Gordon Campbell Hi and welcome to the 44th edition of Werewolf. Our cover story this month has been timed to co-incide with the looming Citizens Initiated Referendum on the government’s asset sales programme .

Supporting Copyright Reform

Press Release – Creative Commons Today Creative Commons released a policy statement expressing its support for copyright reform efforts around the world.