We Can’t Let This Happen!

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Published on Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Groups Issue Warning: Pro-Corporate TPP Could Kill the Internet

“What we’re talking about here is global Internet censorship.”

 

Digital rights groups warn that TPP “will criminalize our online activities, censor the Web, and cost everyday users money.” (Photo: Getty)

The “disastrous” pro-corporate trade deal finalized Monday could kill the Internet as we know it, campaigners are warning, as they vow to keep up the fight against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations.

“Internet users around the world should be very concerned about this ultra-secret pact,” said OpenMedia’s digital rights specialist Meghan Sali. “What we’re talking about here is global Internet censorship. It will criminalize our online activities, censor the Web, and cost everyday users money. This deal would never pass with…

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2 Responses to “We Can’t Let This Happen!”

  1. stuartbramhall October 9, 2015 at 12:12 pm #

    Here in New Zealand, the TPPA doesn’t need to be approved by Parliament – it can be approved by cabinet (it already has been).

    In the US it must be approved by Congress.

    What about Australia? Does Parliament need to approve it?

    • auntyuta October 9, 2015 at 12:39 pm #

      In Australia both chambers of parliament have to approve it!

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