U.S. Demands in Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Text, Published Today by WikiLeaks, Contradict Obama Policy and Public Opinion at Home and Abroad
November 13, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secret documents published today by WikiLeaks and analyzed by Public Citizen reveal that the Obama administration is demanding terms that would limit Internet freedom and access to lifesaving medicines throughout the Asia-Pacific region and bind Americans to the same bad rules, belying the administration’s stated commitments to reduce health care costs and advance free expression online, Public Citizen said today.
WikiLeaks published the complete draft of the Intellectual Property chapter for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed international commercial pact between the United States and 11 Asian and Latin American countries.
Read full press release here
On November 19, 2013, Public Citizen joined EFF, KEI, Techdirt, and OpenMedia to answer questions on a Reddit AMA: After the WikiLeaks release: what is the TPP? Read comments here
Analyses of Wikileaks IP chapter
See PC's TPP and Access to Medicines Page