Wikileaks puts part of the TPP trade agreement online




Wikileaks has put online the chapter on intellectual property rights to the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty. The trade agreement between the United States and twelve other countries includes passages for preventing “unwanted” information comes out.

It is a part of the negotiated TPP agreement, which agreement was reached Monday by the United States and twelve other countries including Japan. In the by Wikileaks obtained text on intellectual property under other governments have extensive opportunities to keep information secret. So will the countries that are party to the Convention possible to stop if there threatened to release information that could harm instance, economic interests or relationships between countries lawsuits, as discovered the Guardian. Despite national laws on whistleblowers would remain valid, although it is unclear what impact the treaty is exactly the legislation.


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