Electronic Frontier Foundation breaks down how the Trans Pacific Partnership could affect you

12/11/2015 - 05:59

Maira Sutton

The Internet is a diverse ecosystem of private and public stakeholders. By excluding a large sector of communities—like security researchers, artists, libraries, and user rights groups—trade negotiators skewed the priorities of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) towards major tech companies and copyright industries that have a strong interest in maintaining and expanding their monopolies of digital services and content. Negotiated in secret for several years with overwhelming influence from powerful multinational corporate interests, it's no wonder that its provisions do little to nothing to protect our rights online or our autonomy over our own devices.


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General Audience | Innovators and Business Owners

Students | Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Gamers / Artists | Cosplayers and Fans of Anime, Cartoons, or Movies

Impacts on Online Privacy and Digital Security | Website Owners

Tinkerers and Repairers | Free Software

Journalists & Whistleblowers | People with Sensory Disabilities