[LINK] Gittins on IP and the FTA
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Jul 29 09:21:58 EST 2004
At 05:38 PM 28/07/2004, Glen Turner wrote:
>And that's my problem with the FTA. Without having the negotiations in the
>open it is impossible to tell what the trade-off for the outrageous bargain
>over copyrights is. Maybe it's worthwhile, or maybe the Australian negotiators
>were incompetent in this area.
We decided yesterday it must be the latter. Else why would the US get an
18 yr (?) window for beef trade? What was the equivalent Australian offset
for things coming this way, eh? We also predict ALP will vote for it.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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