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Article – Patrick Rose Award-winning New Zealand musician Tiki Taane today launched an interactive music, art & film exhibition in the pop up gallery ‘ArtBox’ on the Queens Wharf in Auckland.

US Negotiators Still Trying to Trade Away Internet Freedoms

Press Release – Electronic Frontier Foundation After years of secret trade negotiations over the future of intellectual property rights (and limits on those rights), the public gets a chance to looks at the results. For those of us who care about free speech and a balanced intellectual property system …

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) IP Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, 13 November 2013, WikiLeaks released the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter . The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more …

TPPA looks set to secretly extend NZ’s Copyright Term

Article – Creative Freedom Foundation Last week the Creative Freedom Foundation participated in a group briefing and Q&A session with David Walker, NZs Chief Negotiator in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement , and officials Angela Strahl and Yvonne Woutersen.