TPPA secret while EU releases TTIP documents

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Trade minister Tim Groser has repeatedly claimed that negotiations for agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) are never conducted in daylight. That is simply not true.

Four year delay for committee to hear TPPA concerns

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions The CTU and fifteen other organisations have finally, four years on, had the opportunity to present orally to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee select committee regarding serious concerns workers, health professionals, development groups, digital …

Updated Secret TPP – IP Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, Thursday 16 October 2014, WikiLeaks released a second updated version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the world’s largest economic trade agreement that will, if it comes into force, encompass …

Leaked draft confirms TPP will censor Internet

Press Release – OpenMedia October 16, 2014 This morning Wikileaks published a second leaked draft of the Intellectual Property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The draft confirms peoples worst fears about Internet censorship. Thats according to community-based …

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 …