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China to reform rare-earth exports after WTO ruling

But China says it regrets the WTO's decision, a ruling that could have implications for the legality of the country's rare-earth export quotas. China insists its policies are based on environmental and resource protection.

By July 6, 2011

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U.S. to Russia: Allofmp3.com closes door on your WTO chances

Music site is due to make comeback and that may doom Russia's hopes of entering WTO this year.

By August 29, 2007

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U.S., Russia agree on 'action plan' to fight piracy

The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them.

By December 22, 2012

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World Trade Organisation decision supports 'legal pirate site' in Antigua

The recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting in Geneva has brought Antigua’s plan to run a copyright-free download site for media one step closer to reality.

By January 28, 2013

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Work wrapping up on global deal to nix tech product duty

According to U.S. tech groups, a deal among more than a dozen countries could be completed this summer.

By May 31, 2013

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EU seeks overhaul of global IT trade pact

European Commission says the 1996 language of the Information Technology Agreement, which keeps many IT products duty-free, needs to be updated "for the 21st century."

By September 17, 2008

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Lawmakers tell Biden to push Russia on antipiracy

Group of Congress members who support stronger copyright protections wants vice president on trip to Russia to tell leaders there that its in their interest to step up antipiracy efforts.

By March 8, 2011

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Antigua distances itself from download site

According to a statement purportedly from the Antiguan government's counsel, unlimited download site Zookz isn't operating with its approval or knowledge. According to Zookz, it doesn't matter.

By July 17, 2009

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Digging for rare earths: The mines where iPhones are born

How are these unusual minerals extracted from the ground and why is that process an environmental risk? CNET's Jay Greene explains.

By September 26, 2012

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Bill Gates calls for reinvention of toilet: Why?

Better sanitation would go a long way toward reducing illness and death associated with poor sanitation, billionaire's foundation says.

By July 19, 2011