USTR Docket for Public Comments on "Notorious Markets"
December 8, 2010
The Special 301 process is now heating up. USTR has an open docket on the Thailand out of cycle review and also a separate docket on its identification of “notorious markets” for infringement. The latter includes online markets.
Click here for the fine comments from Public Knowledge. PK rightly criticizes the shift of USTR from being a trade agency to increasingly being a (unilateral) foreign law enforcement agency. A role it is “unsuited to.”
To see the docket, go to www.regulations.gov and enter the docket number -- USTR-2010-0029