Displaying items by tag: Free Trade

Friday, 06 November 2015 12:29

TPPA: Last chance for Labor to gain some cred

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement may have been signed by the 12 countries involved but that doesn't mean it is a done deal.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 06 November 2015 11:02

TPPA text is out but what use is it now?

Call me a cynic if you like, but is it a coincidence that the government — elected by the people, mind you — always releases material that could result in a backlash on the weekend or close to it?

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 01 October 2015 15:22

TPPA: Urgent push to sign deal over weekend

COMMENT The 12 countries that are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement have begun what is considered a last-ditch round of talks to conclude a deal before the US election season swings into high-gear.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 26 February 2010 03:10

FOSS equals piracy. Or so they say

An American lobby group has asked the US trade representative to put countries like India, Brazil and Indonesia on a special watchlist simply because these three countries encourage the use of open source software.
Published in Open Sauce
The latest round of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations have wrapped up in South Korea.  Amongst other things, if successful in their present form, the internationally agreed rules would completely sideline the iiNet case currently before the Australian courts.

Published in Technology Regulation




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