The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a secret international trade agrement that contains a chapter on intellectual property, including copyright. These types of agreements can be used to “launder” bad IP ideas into bad IP law. Find out more information about the TPP at TPPInfo.org.
Chile is the first country to question TPP. Hopefully, they will back out and be the incentive for the other countries involved to back out as well.
To learn more, visit Public Knowledge’s excellent guide.