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[PolskaTimes] Przecieki z negocjacji o TTIP. Dokument ma "tylnymi drzwiami" wprowadzić zapisy ACTA

TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investments Partnership) to dokument mówiący o wolnym handlu pomiędzy Unią Europejską a Stanami Zjednoczonymi. To wersja oficjalna. W internecie huczy od doniesień o rzekomych tajnych zapiskach TTIP. Czyżby powstawało nowe ACTA? […]

Negocjacje ws. porozumienia ruszyły wczoraj w Waszyngtonie. Mają potrwać do 12 lipca. Wszystko odbywa się za zamkniętymi drzwiami. Prawdziwą burzę wywołał opublikowany przez grupę obywatelską La Quadrature du Net dokument, który pochodzić ma od negocjatorów TTIP. […]

[Techdirt] EU Commission Sued For Refusing To Reveal Trade Agreement Documents They Shared With Lobbyists

A recurrent theme here on Techdirt is the lack of transparency when international agreements and treaties are being drawn up. That's increasingly recognized not just as problematic, but simply unacceptable in an age when the Internet makes it easy to provide both access to draft documents and a way for the public to offer comments on them. […]

[PCWorld] Specter of ACTA hangs over TTIP negotiations

Intellectual property (IP) should be left out of current trade negotiations with the U.S. and a deal should not be reached in secret, European civil liberties representatives advised the European Commission's trade department Wednesday. [...]

[TechDirt] What New-Style Trade Agreements Are Really About (Hint: It's Not Trade)

Given the massive impact that new-style trade agreements like TPP and TAFTA/TTIP are likely to have on the lives of hundreds of millions of people, it's surprising how few members of the public know about what's being negotiated in their name. Fortunately, publications are starting to run more articles on the subject, like this great piece by David Brodwin in US News. [...]