iOS app Android app


Obama Administration Isolated on Issue of Secrecy of IPR Negotiation

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Love

The Obama White House has defended the ridiculous position that a sweeping new trade agreement on the enforcement of intellectual property rights should be secret -- from the public.

Who in U.S. Congress Wants the ACTA Text Public?

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

This week some 38 or so countries are holding a secret negotiation in Guadalajara, Mexico, on something called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement...

ACTA -- A Patriot Act For the Internet

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
James Love

Earth to politicians -- you work for us, not the International Chamber of Commerce. Make the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations public!

White House Creates Secret Process as Solution to Transparency For Key IPR Negotiation

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

The U.S. government has created a secret process for insiders to view key negotiating documents for trade agreements -- as an alternative to demands for more openness.

Our Government Opposes Internet Filtering -- Maybe Yes, Maybe No

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

If the government opposes Internet filtering in Iran and opposes it in China, then it would be nice if our legislators and our government opposed it here, too.

Obama Administration Rules Texts of New IPR Agreement are State Secrets

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

We have been seeking access to documents relating to negotiations on an important new intellectual property enforcement treaty. The agreement, misle...

Counterfeit Democracy

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

A new draft global trade treaty may interfere with fair use of copyrighted materials, require Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to monitor all consume...