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[ComputerworldUK] TTIP Update IX

If the European Commission truly wanted a debate "based upon the facts and not the spin", it would stop trying to re-define both regulatory measures, which were drawn up in an open and democratic way, and deep-seated cultural choices, which define the essence of being European, as "non-trade barriers". By adopting this language, it reveals it is engaged in an attempt at massive deregulation in favour of the transnational corporations it meets with so much, to the disfavour of the European public whose only role here seems to be to pay the not-inconsiderable wages of the European Commission.