The TPP(Trans-Pacific Partnership)
I'm not sure how much of an impact this could have on the anime industry, if any, but I figure spreading the word about it couldn't hurt. Seems like it could cause potential problems in the long run even if they aren't clear right now.
I want to care and be knowledgeable on the TPP, but it's just so vast and complicated. Plus who really has the experience with another culture's perspective to evaluate the pact in an unbiased fashion? Trade pacts like this one are incredibly important and will eventually become global in scope, but man it's super scary to think about if they get it wrong. A one time ratification of an open-ended binding pact is sketchy at best. Something like this almost needs to be handled similar to how accounting and reporting standards are set in the US and Europe. Europe's model may be a better standard since they already take input from many member countries to create, evaluate, and modify one cohesive set of rules.