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US Proposals For Secret TPP 'Son Of ACTA' Treaty Leaked; Chock Full Of Awful Ideas

http://www.techdirt.com

The USTR has shown what it's learned from the ACTA negotiations: which is that it can absolutely get away with unprecedented levels of secrecy. It has no problem sharing details with industry representatives, but the public and consumers who will be most impacted by the intellectual property rules found in TPP are kept completely away.

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Copyrights vs Human Rights

http://blogs.computerworlduk.com

Simon Phipps writes insightfully about the power US-based multinational companies have over the rest of the world in the form of internet restriction laws, the three strikes practice and the lack of due process.

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Another Day, Another Illogical Attack On Open Source

http://ostatic.com

In yet another attack on open source software usage around the world, a copyright-focused organization is claiming that use of open source software promotes piracy. With a new 498-page report (PDF) that repeatedly defies logic, the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) argues that the office of the U.S.

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