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A 95 page draft of a chapter of possibly the most consequential U.S. trade deal in history released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday details plans regarding patents, copyright, trademarks and industrial design, "showing their wide-reaching implications for Internet services, civil liberties, publishing rights and medicine accessibility," "Democracy Now!" reports.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a secretive international trade pact under consideration by the Obama administration, would force American policy to conform to the whims of foreign corporations operating in the US by allowing them to appeal key regulations to an international tribunal That body would have the power to override U law and issue penalties for failure to comply with its rulings .

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