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Civil Rights Groups Warn Secret Copyright Treaty Might Add Liability Risks for ISPs

August 31, 2012

The proposed copyright treaty is far more restrictive than what is currently required by international treaties, including the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) one of 12 organizations opposing the TPP. There are currently nine countries, including the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, negotiating the multinational trade agreement "that threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite international rules on its enforcement", stated the EFF on its website.

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