Wikileaks reveals what TPP's secret negotiations are considering copyright "non-petty" conversion


On November 13, 2013, Wikileaks, known for accusing confidential information around the world, released a part of the draft of the TPP Agreement (Pacific Rim Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement). The content of the draft is mainly written about intellectual property rights and it is considered to have been recent since it contains the date "August 30, 2013".

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)

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Negotiations are held among the members of the United States, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Chile, Singapore, Peru, Vietnam, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, but all the 95 pages drafted by Wikileaks Is written mainly about intellectual property rights and patent relations of pharmaceuticals.

ByChris Wieland

The Sydney Morning HeraldReceived the published draft promptly, "This is a matter of greatly overlooking the rights and interests of consumers, as well as giving priority to the interests of the US government and companies".

Furthermore, Matthew Rimmer, an expert on intellectual property law, said, "This draft is advantageous for major IT companies and pharmaceutical companies like Hollywood, Music Industry, Microsoft, as if it were a Christmas It is made as a gift. "

ByRupert Ganzer

Mr. Julian Assanji, editor-in-chief of WikileaksPress release"If this draft TPP goes through, it will tramples freedom of expression, intellectual property, and creative commons.The TPP agreement is based on" creative activists "," agriculture (farmers) "and their" "I am targeting" people with sickness "and" people who can get sick in the future "," I am talking about the possibility that almost all people living in member countries are affected.

As the actual contents to worry, for exampleItems relating to copyright, "Non-petty offensiveness" in which a nonprivileged person such as a police officer can execute legal measures is proposed as follows, even if a right holder who has copyright has not applied for infringement of rights Although Vietnam and Japan oppose non-petitioning, the fact that America, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Brunei, Chile, Australia, Malaysia, Canada, Mexico is in favor is as followsSection G: Copyright and related rightsIt is written in the part of.

[H / that opponent: (h) that its competent authorities may act upon their own initiative to initiate a legal action without a need for a Formal complaint by a private party or right holder].

In addition to the various rights, medicines, patents, etc., items such as mountains are conflicting conflicts of interests of countries.

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