Analysis of August 2015 Leaked TPP Text on Copyright, ISP and General Provisions | ARL Policy Notes

via Analysis of August 2015 Leaked TPP Text on Copyright, ISP and General Provisions | ARL Policy Notes.

A very clear description and analysis of what is known (by us, the people) of TPP on IP issues of interest. There are several domains that really need public attention. One is copyright duration; longer periods diminish democratic environments but embiggen already big wealth. And this leads to the general sense–right or wrong, who can say?–that the TPP seems designed to make extant wealth bigger and impoverish the potential for a more equal future.