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Tech Companies Urge Senator Wyden to Reject Fast Track and Bring Transparency to TPP

Tech Companies Urge Senator Wyden to Reject Fast Track and Bring Transparency to TPP | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it

MARCH 20, 2014 | BY PARKER HIGGINS AND MAIRA SUTTON

 

Over 25 leading technology companies have joined a public letter urging Senator Ron Wyden, the newly appointed Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, to firmly oppose any form of "fast track" authority for trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

 

Read more at

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/03/tech-companies-urge-senator-wyden-reject-fast-track-and-bring-transparency-tpp

 

Coffee Party USA's insight:


Don't miss the chance to TAKE ACTION!!!


Use the link below to let your House Rep and Senators know that you oppose Trade Promotion Authority, aka Fast Track, of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)


https://action.eff.org/o/9042/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=9357


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Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
BREAKING, from WIKILEAKS: The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more than... http://t.co/G033thkSFk
Coffee Party USA's insight:

OK, here is the more detail version of the trade document that was leaked. This has a direct link to the leak of what WikiLeaks received. This is not for the faint hearted  reader or on the short side. The question is do we trade our privacy and our rights to innovate and our national and local control for a few to keep hold of all the control and generate vast amounts of wealth to hold? 

 

 This screams out how much copyright and patents laws need to be revised to reward the creators while not holding back other creators that may use these technologies  for the next great creations, knowledge or understanding to be built from the know ones.

 

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Online Day of Action: Tuesday, Feb. 25th! ← Flush the TPP!

Online Day of Action: Tuesday, Feb. 25th! ← Flush the TPP! | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it

On Feb. 22nd, the twelve TPP countries will begin continued negotiations around how to trade away lives and livelihoods. As the talks come to an end next Tuesday, we’re going to inundate the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and our members of Congress social media-style – and we hope you’ll join us!


Here’s how: http://www.flushthetpp.org/online-day-of-action-tuesday-feb-25th/


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