The 13th Round in the News

July 9, 2012-With ACTA Dead, TPP Shapes Up to Avoid the Same Fate (links to webpronews.com)

July 9, 2012-TPP Protests San Diego: 300 March to Stop TPP (links to opednews.com)

July 6, 2012-TPP: A Trade Deal from Hell (links to thepeoplesvoice.org)

July 5, 2012-Counter Currents: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Extremist 1% Global Attack (links to countercurrents.org)

July 5, 2012-Inter Press Service: U.S. Push to Limit Copyright Law May Be Undercut by TPP Secrecy (links to ipsnews.net)

July 5, 2012- Aliran: Occupy, Internet Freedom Groups Join Protests Against TPP (links to aliran.com)

July 5, 2012-Free Speech Radio News: Critics Say Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Would Allow Corporations to Override Environmental Labor Laws (links to fsrn.org)

July 3, 2012-US Chief Negotiator Calls 135 Members of Congress, Four Senators, Liars! (links to opednews.com)

July 3, 2012-Washington Post:Talks open in California on Pacific Rim trade pact; some claim discussions shrouded in secrecy (links to washingtonpost.com)

July 3, 2012-InfoJustice: What's at Stake in the San Diego Round of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) (links to infojustice.org)

July 2, 2012-San Diego Free Press: The Starting Line--Reps FIlner, Davis Call for Transparency in (TPP) Trade Negotiations; Big Tobacco in San Diego for the 'Free Trade' Confab (links to sandiegofreepress.org)

July 2, 2012-A Dangerous Investment: Australia, New Zealand and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (links to theconversation.edu.au)

July 1, 2012-TPP: Direct from the San Diego Negotiations: Last Chance to Save Democracy (links to opednews.com)

June 29, 2012-Reuters: USTR Denies Congressman Issa Request to Observe Trade Talks (links to reuters.com)

June 29, 2012-The Insider List (links to sojo.net)

June 28, 2012-130 Congressional Democrats Want to Open Internet Regulation Talks (links to deathandtaxesmag.com)

June 28, 2012-Protests Planned For Trans-Pacific Trade Talks (links to San Diego Reader)

June 27, 2012-Congressional Democrats Escalate Criticism of Substance, Process of Obama's First Trade Pact

June 27, 2012-The Nation: NAFTA on Steroids (links thenation.com

June 27, 2012-Lawmakers, Groups Urge Greater Transparency in Trans-Pacific Talks (links to National Journal)

Round 13: San Diego, CA, USA

July 2-10, 2012


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News from the IP Table in San Diego


Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program delivers the Stop the Trap petition with over 90,000 signatures to USTR negotiator Barbara Weisel (7/7/12)

OpenMedia: Large Petition Against TPP's Internet Trap Hand-Delivered to Negotiations in San Diego (links to openmedia.ca)


Joint Statement from Civil Society Groups Regarding USTR's Proposal in the TPP

In San Diego, the USTR announced its proposal for copyright exceptions in the TPP. Read a joint statement from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Knowledge Ecology International, Public Citizen, and Public Knowledge about USTR's announcement.


Events

July 2, 2012-Stakeholders' Forum with USTR at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel

July 6, 2012-Stakeholder Reception at Lou & Mickey's

 

 

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