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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Friday, June 26, 2015

(TPP) Trans-Pacific Partnership spells the end of American sovereignty

King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – a global corporate noose around U.S. local, state, and national sovereignty – narrowly passed a major procedural hurdle in the Congress by gaining “fast track” status. This term “fast track” is a euphemism for your members of Congress – senators and representatives – handcuffing themselves, so as to prevent any amendments or adequate debate before the final vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership – another euphemism that is used to avoid the word “treaty,” which would require ratification by two-thirds of the Senate. This anti-democratic process is being pushed by “King Obama” and his royal court. Make no mistake. If this was only a trade treaty – reducing tariffs, quotas, and the like – it would not be so controversial. Yet, the corporate-indentured politicians keep calling this gigantic treaty with thirty chapters, of which only five relate to traditional trade issues, a trade agreement instead of a treaty. The other twenty-four chapters, if passed as they are, will have serious impacts on your livelihoods as workers and consumers, as well as your air, water, food, and medicines

What’s the deal with the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership)?

Many Americans have heard of this giant trade deal known as the TPP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership. Most don’t have a clue what the agreement actually contains or what effects it will have on our situation in America. All citizens should at least know what is being discussed; this pact will have enormous implications and the widespread ignorance of its provisions is by design. Let’s dive in.

One of the largest areas of contention with the TPP lie within the provisions strengthening copyright rules. Here are some of the most dangerous provisions:

The criminalization of the misuse of trade secrets

Under current U.S. law, trade secret misappropriation is only a criminal offense when harm is done to the owner or the action benefits someone else. No longer. Any unauthorized access to trade secrets on a computer system is illegal, even when no copy or disclosure is made, and even when the access neither harms nor benefits anyone. As a deeper concern, there are no safeguards included for the protection of investigative journalists, security researchers or whistleblowers, potentially criminalizing anyone who obtains access to secret information online.


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