No matter how much we try, big brother just keeps on growing. Under the present system of corporate fascism, it will flourish, it is their chosen method of keeping control over us, the ordinary people. Secret rules and regulations, massive surveillance, back-door deals done between government and corporate bodies and more draconian punishments for offenders. It's all part and parcel of this corrupt system, don't expect it to function any other way. It can't be modified, made more open or fair, it has to be removed. That doesn't mean we sit back and wait for its collapse, we have to speak up and speak out at every turn, continually trying to hold back the stifling, creeping surveillance with what ever means at our disposal.
This latest little pact by the corporate parasites need as much publicity as possible, spread it around, sign the petition.
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Right now, a group of 600 industry lobbyist "advisors" and un-elected government trade representatives are scheming behind closed doors to craft an international agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Why the secrecy? We know from leaked documents that the TPP includes what amounts to an Internet trap that would:
- Criminalize some of your everyday use of the Internet,
- Force service providers to collect and hand over your private data without privacy safeguards, and
- Give media conglomerates more power to fine you for Internet use, remove online content—including entire websites—and even terminate your access to the Internet.
- Create a parallel legal system of international tribunals that will undermine national sovereignty and allow conglomerates to sue countries for laws that infringe on their profits.
The TPP's Internet trap is secretive, extreme, and it could criminalize your daily use of the Internet. We deserve to know what will be blocked, what we and our families will be fined for.
If enough of us speak out now, we can force participating governments to come clean. Your signature will send a message to leaders of participating countries. Please sign the petition and share it with everyone you know