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TTIP is dead, but CETA is looking more likely

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has been left dead in the water, after most European ministers expressed doubt over it being enacted any time soon. While a major victory for privacy and personal freedom advocates, a similar trade deal known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) …

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TTIP trade deal could wreck environmental protections

Despite being ostensibly focused on trade and championed by many politicians as a bold move which would see prosperity among all nations that take part, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could have a devastating effect on environmental protection. The U.S. driven legislation would change the law on pesticide …

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TPP draft suggests DMCA may not be forced on nations

Although the general consensus of everyone from Doctors without Borders to privacy advocates is that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and its European equivalent the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), are bad for everyone but a select few, the contents of them are still rather unknown. However a recent leaked draft …

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GPs warn that TTIP would destroy NHS

Along with similar trade deals in other parts of the world, the UK is currently working to sign one with the US called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which proponents say will improve trade between the regions, leading to the creation of billions of pounds of business. However …

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250+ tech firms take stand against Obama’s TPP

Just a few years ago the internet and the world outside that took a stand against restrictive bills like SOPA, ACTA and PIPA, which would have caused immeasurable harm to the internet as we know it. Today it’s being threatened by a whole new kind of legislation, the kind that …

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Trade partnership TTIP looms over general election

With the general election just over a month away, politicians and their parties have spun up the rhetoric machines and begun knocking on doors around the country, hoping to win over their constituents. But while the likes of Ed Miliband and David Cameron slug it out in the press and …

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