Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

iPolitics: Vancouver group OpenMedia calls on Harper, Obama to release TPP text

We've been fighting hard to Stop the Secrecy at the TPP negotiations, and our efforts are having a strong effect. Over 2.8 million people have signed on to help us project a hard-hitting message on prominent Washington, D.C. buildings. Have you gone to and signed on yet?

Article by Olesia Plokhii for iPolitics

A Canadian internet freedom group is spearheading a global campaign to open up trade talks underway in Asia that critics charge could criminalize internet users and hurt the environment.

The Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement, a complex, wide-ranging trade deal, has been under negotiation since 2005, with lawmakers from 12 participating countries, including Canada and the U.S., trying to reach a compromise on contentious provisions found in the deal’s 29 chapters.

U.S. president Barack Obama arrives in Asia Wednesday for bilateral talks with Japan and Malaysia, both signatories to the deal, to try and push the talks into the home stretch before a planned TPP summit in Vietnam in May.

- Read more at iPolitics

Your OpenMedia team is now on Tumblr!

Our Stop the Secrecy campaign launched Tuesday - and already we’re having a major impact, with over 2.8 million people calling for an end to the secrecy surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We’ve just launched our hard-hitting “bat signal” in Washington D.C., and we thought what better way to share these images than by launching them on a new OpenMedia Tumblr.

We’re big fans of Tumblr here at OpenMedia and we know it will be a great way for our community to keep up with this and other OpenMedia campaigns, and to share the latest developments and photos with your friends. Check out our brand new page at Read more »

Check it out: our first Stop The Secrecy projection in Washington, DC

Here’s what those in our Washington D.C. embassy should be saying about the secretive TPP talks if the government was really representing the views of Canadians.

This is just the start of the Stop The Secrecy campaign’s projections in Washington D.C. They will get bigger and brighter as more people speak out at

Please Share: 2.7 Million are united to stop the secrecy around the TPP

Our message to #TPP negotiators is making huge waves in Washington. Over 2.7 million people joined our growing chorus to Stop the Secrecy around the TPP. Last night, we projected your hard-hitting message on to a prominent building in Washington, D.C. Let's keep the momentum going: LIKE, SHARE, and stay tuned for more developments

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Over 2.7 Million people now demanding leaders Stop The Secrecy before it’s too late

Wow! Over 2.7 million people have united to stop the secretive TPP. Here's our own @Josh Tabish with an update on how our campaign is going. Be sure to speak out at

Today is the big day. Together with our partners at Daily Kos, Fight for the Future, Roots Action, and Demand Progress, OpenMedia has launched Stop The Secrecy – a huge international campaign calling for an end to the excessive secrecy around the Trans-Pacific Partnership. You can see it for yourself at Read more »

Help stop secrecy at the TPP negotiations now.

Right now, Obama is meeting with leaders in Asia to finalize the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

We're going to get the attention of decision-makers and the media by projecting a Stop The Secrecy message on key buildings in Washington D.C. - but we need you to add your voice now.

Let's maximize our impact in these crucial early hours: Please SIGN at and share with everyone you know.

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