The clock is ticking on a time bomb that could blow up a free internet: the TPP | Evan Greer

The clock is ticking on a time bomb that could blow up a free internet: the TPP | Evan Greer
By Evan Greer

The agreement poses a grave threat to our basic right to access information and express ourselves on the web

After years of secrecy, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has finally been released to the public. The shadowy process and overreaching scope of the deal have sparked an international outcry; it’s been roundly condemned as an attack on worker’s rights, the environment, public health, small businesses and startups.

But perhaps the biggest concern is over the impact that it will have on the internet.

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November 6, 2015 at 05:15PM
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