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Leaked Document Points to Government-Condoned Measures to Protect Intellectual Property

Documents published by WikiLeaks reveal details about a Trans-Pacific Partnership between 12 prospective member countries aimed to further liberalise the economies of the Asia-Pacific region. The leaked chapter sheds light on policy measures that could affect the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, which could wide-ranging effects on medicines, publishers, internet services, civil liberties and biological patents. Read More

Is This the European Internet Decade?

September 24, 2013 — Factors that facilitated Internet growth in the US, for example, our hands-off approach to regulation, may be ill suited to respond to the issues presented by widespread acceptance of Internet business. Interestingly, the thoughtful and contemplative approach generally preferred in Europe may actually be better suited to the next phase of Internet growth. Read More

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