Jun 042015
 June 4, 2015  Posted by  Featured News, Misc

Update and Correction: After I posed this item from Forbes, Susan Aaronson tweeted:

I asked her if the Forbes article cited below was inaccurate, and she replied:

So keep that in mind in reading Emma Woolacott’s column:

Under the draft provisions of the latest trade deal to be leaked by Wikileaks, countries could be barred from trying to control where their citizens’ personal data is held or whether it’s accessible from outside the country.

Wikileaks has released 17 documents relating to the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), currently under negotiation between the US, the European Union and 23 other nations. These negotiating texts are supposed to remain secret for five years after TISA is finalized and brought into force.

Read more on Forbes.

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