What is CETA?

By | June 8, 2012
Any treaty negotiated in secret is highly suspicious. Given the financial instability rocking the world at the moment, censorship and financial strategy can go hand in hand to retaining power. Thus, before making any good or evil assertions, I would be interested to know if anyone has seen some recent text on this. +Ryan Chen-Wing maybe?

Reshared post from +Internet Freedom Movement

There's a new treaty for us to watch out for: CETA

This agreement is the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union. Like ACTA and TPP, both contain copyright provisions that would dramatically alter the Internet landscape in both places.

It's not being widely reported and only came to light via a leak in 2009.

The "one-strike" policy for online infringement is probably gone by now, but there's still cause for concern, and not just for the internet. The environment is at risk, too.

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has nixed a promise to consult with the public on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union.

“No, we don’t intend to do that,” Clark told NDP Leader Adrian Dix during debate on her office’s budget last week. “The discussions are, I’m advised, getting closer to the end. We don’t intend to do any further consultation on it.”

We need to get public interest eyes on this, stat.

Read + Share + Contact your representatives in Canada and Europe and demand an explanation for this =Get it out in the open

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Tensions Rise Over Another International Agreement – CETA
After covering the developments of SOPA, ACTA, and the TPP, we are turning our attention to another alphabet agreement – CETA (Comprehensive Economic and T

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