The Lobbyists' Charter
EDRi launched today, 9 October 2013, with expert input from the Transnational Institute and the Corporate Europe Observatory "The Lobbyists' Charter" - a parody of the efforts of the US and European Commission to grant industry lobbyists impressive powers to restrict democratic decision-making now and in the future, as part of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Coincidentally, the New York Times published yesterday, on 8 October 2013, information about the extent to which industry lobbyists had been involved in the European Commission's preparations for TTIP,
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European Officials Consulted Business Leaders on Trade Pact (8.10.2013)