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Hundreds Of Thousands Take To The Streets Of Taiwan To Protest Against Trade Agreement's Lack Of Scrutiny

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Taiwan's capital city, Taipei:

Via Techdirt:

One of the key problems with both the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), is the lack of scrutiny. Both deals are being negotiated in almost complete secrecy, with very little information being released officially. The justification for this, such as it is, is that the public will have a chance to see the agreements once they are finished, and that this is the appropriate time for transparency. The emptiness of that promise has been shown by the Polish Ministry of Economy's reply to some questions from the Modern Poland Fo...

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