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Preoccupations
Trade secrets revealed
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MOHD RASFAN/AFP In Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia, on October 11, activists protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty being negotiated in secret by 12 countries, including Malaysia, that together account for 40 per cent global GDP.

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership on intellectual property rights being negotiated secretly, as exposed by WikiLeaks recently, is breathtaking in its overweening ambition to cement the corporate takeover of as much knowledge as possible.


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