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on October 10, 2015 in World News

Obamatrade Undermines Intellectual Property, Crushes Freedom of Expression

Obamatrade Undermines Intellectual Property, Crushes Freedom of Expression by Alex Swoyer10 Oct 2015Washington, DC47 The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other countries contains a chapter on intellectual property rights that could impact freedom of expression, according to The Guardian. This news comes after Breitbart News reported there is a controversial chapter on immigration law within the Trade in Services Act (TiSA), another part of President Obama’s trade pact. “[The] Intellectual property rights chapter appears to give Trans-Pacific Partnership countries’ countries [sic] greater power to stop information from going public,” noted The Guardian, which gathered from WikiLeaks what appears… View Article

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