Secretive trade agreement could mean big fines for Canadian Internet users, says new coalition

Canadians kick off international coalition to fight new Internet restrictions proposed in TPP trade agreement

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - An international coalition of organizations launched a campaign today to stand against the new Internet restrictions, including new content fines that Internet users will be subject to through the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Tuesday that Canada would be joining the TPP negotiations; the next round will take place behind closed doors in San Diego beginning Monday, July 2.

Read the full release: http://openmedia.ca/news/secretive-trade-agreement-could-mean-big-fines-canadian-internet-users-says-new-coalition

SOURCE OpenMedia.ca

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Lindsey Pinto
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778-238-7710
lindsey@openmedia.ca

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