The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) endangers the Internet and digital freedoms on par with ACTA, SOPA, and PIPA, and it does so in two significant ways:
FIRST, its intellectual property (IP) chapter would have extensive negative ramifications for users’ freedoms and innovation, andSECOND, the entire process has shut out multi-stakeholder participation and is shrouded in secrecy.
As of now, corporate lobbyists are the only ones who have been officially invited to contribute and access the negotiating text.
We are fighting back.
Activists, scholars, and individuals around the world are speaking out against the TPP’s onerous intellectual property chapter and the threat it poses to our digital freedoms.
Here’s what you can do:
Join EFF and more than 22,000 people in sending a message to Congress members to demand an end to these secret backdoor negotiations:
Tell the White House to uphold openness and transparency in TPP negotiations.
For more information on other aspects of the TPP, visit Public Citizen’s resource page.
No matter where you are in the world,