Private Negotiations Could Affect Public Internet Use

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement that is currently being negotiated on behalf of United States citizens by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Barbara Weisel. There are currently nine countries involved in the negotiations; an invitation was extended to Mexico and Canada in summer 2012. The TPP includes a section on intellectual property […]

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January 28 is Data Privacy Day, 2011

January 28, 2011 is Data Privacy Day.  Sponsored by a variety of businesses, universities, not-for profit organizations, and governmental entities, the purpose of Data Privacy Day is to encourage dialogue about “digital lives in a networked world.”  Privacy is on many people’s minds right now, as we grapple with the often-conflicting desires to reveal and […]

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