Another draft text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)’s intellectual property chapter has been leaked, and it has even more alarming provisions than the last draft we know about.

The TPP is a free trade agreement being negotiated in secret among the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Peru, Chile, and Brunei. This latest text draft is from May 2014.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation says: “The TPP still contains text on DRM [Digital Rights Management], ISP liability, copyright term lengths, and criminal enforcement measures, and introduces new provisions on trade secrets that have us worried.”

Continue reading:  http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/10/17/1337168/-New-Draft-of-TPP-Leaked-And-It-s-Not-Good

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