Wednesday, 1 October 2014

140930


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140929 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/09/140929.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD


Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power - http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/14/09/29/2250204/energy-utilities-trying-to-stifle-growth-of-solar-power shows it's a serious alternative now


#TTIP Update XXXVIII - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xxxviii-3574379/ more slaps in the face of EU public, while @MalmstromEU backs #ISDS for lots of wrong reasons

EU Ombudsman: Clinical trials face new transparency challenges - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/health-consumers/eu-ombudsman-clinical-trials-face-new-transparency-challenges-308775 @EMA_News is a disgrace


 Günther Oettingers Netzkompetenz: Der Digitalkommissar und die Dummheit - http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/guenther-oettingers-entlarvender-nacktbilder-kommentar-a-994547.html

Analysts hail yuan-euro direct trading announcement - http://thebricspost.com/analysts-hail-yuan-euro-direct-trading-announcement/ "USD is no longer needed for trading between CNY and EUR"

US dairy industry decries market barriers raised in EU-Canada trade deal -  http://www.bilaterals.org/?us-dairy-industry-decries-market ah, poor petals #CETA

A "Petrolhead" as the next Climate Commissioner? - https://secure.avaaz.org/en/canete_climate_pa_uk/ doesn't sound like a good idea, does it?

Theresa May vows Tory government would introduce ‘snooper’s charter’ - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/30/theresa-may-tory-government-snoopers-charter are we so fearful as to accept this disgrace?

Angriff auf EU-Digitalkommissar: Günther Oettingers Schreibmaschine von Unbekannten gehackt - http://www.der-postillon.com/2014/09/angriff-auf-eu-digitalkommissar-gunther.html ha! (v @ronpatz)

"American intelligence has, as far as we can tell, regularly been one step late and one assessment short" - http://www.alternet.org/massive-failure-american-intelligence #nsa

Vu à la télé : le lobbying de Microsoft à l'école dévoilé dans un documentaire - http://www.framablog.org/index.php/post/2014/09/30/microsoft-education-logiciel-libre-video

#Facebook has over 200 #opensource projects on GitHub - http://opensource.com/life/14/9/interview-james-pearce-facebook well, it would be foolish not to...

Thought Crime: UK Leadership Wants To Ban Predicted 'Extremists' From Social Media, TV, Events - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140930/06101628670/thought-crime-uk-leadership-wants-to-ban-predicted-extremists-social-media-tv-events.shtml just shameful

70 groups tell Obama: Don’t restrict GMO labeling in trade agreements - http://www.iatp.org/files/TAFTA_GMO_Letter.pdf #TPP #TTIP

Telecom Industry and Vendors Unite to Build Common Open Platform to Accelerate Network Functions Virtualization - http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-media/announcements/2014/09/telecom-industry-and-vendors-unite-build-common-open-platform


#TTIP Trojan Horse. Selling out EU to US Corporate Plunder - http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-ttiptrojan-horse-selling-out-europe-to-us-corporate-plunder/5405170 "brake on new progressive regulation" (v John Gwilliam)


Tuesday, 30 September 2014

140929


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140928 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/09/140928.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Malmström under the spotlight as hearings begin - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/malmstrom-under-spotlight-hearings-begin-308759 must explain what she will do with #ISDS in #TTIP & #CETA

British firm Ineos accused of ‘bribes and bulldozers’ approach to fracking - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/28/british-firm-ineos-accused-bribes-bulldozers-approach-fracking getting #fracking desperate...

Big brother’s little helper inside the European Commission - https://www.accessnow.org/blog/2014/09/27/big-brothers-little-helper-inside-the-european-commission serious implications for #TTIP

De Gruyter Open converts eight subscription journals to #OpenAccess megajournals - http://degruyteropen.com/de-gruyter-open-converts-eight-subscription-journals-open-access-megajournals/ interesting move

backroom 'trade' deals under fire - https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/jurgen-maier/battle-royal-in-brussels-backroom-%27trade%27-deals-under-fire "Trade negotiations are kept more secret than disarmament negotiations" #TTIP


Neue EU-Kommission: Junckers Handelschefin im Kreuzfeuer - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/ttip-junckers-handelschefin-malmstroem-in-der-kritik-a-994247.html "Die Schwedin verwirrt mit unklaren Aussagen" #TTIP

Strong concerns about EU-US trade deal raised in Poland - http://www.bilaterals.org/?strong-concerns-about-eu-us-trade & remember that #poland started the #ACTA fightback.. #TTIP

Cecilia Malmström EP hearing now live - http://www.elections2014.eu/en/new-commission/hearing/20140917HEA64702 Portfolio: Trade; #TTIP #ISDS key issues

 “Trading away access to medicines: How the European trade agenda continues to undermine access to medicines” - http://haieurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Trading-Away-Access-to-Medicines-Revisited.pdf

Workers Uniting condemns EU-Canada trade agreement - http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/workers-uniting-condemns-eu-canada-trade-agreement/ the resistance grows #CETA

hearing of #Oettinger about to start - http://www.elections2014.eu/en/new-commission/hearing/20140917HEA64706 important questions for new digital commissioner #EPhearings2014

.@davidmartinmep:#ISDS "not necessary between two countries with developed legal systems" - http://www.eurolabour.org.uk/cecilia-malmstrom-trade-commissioner-nominee-hearings #TTIP

As Hong Kong protests escalate, FireChat sees a surge in off-grid messaging - https://gigaom.com/2014/09/29/as-hong-kong-protests-escalate-firechat-sees-a-surge-in-off-grid-messaging/ uses peer-to-peer Bluetooth

New 'Company' Claims It Uses Algorithms To Create Content Faster Than Creators, All Future Creations 'Infringing' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140929/08500728662/new-company-claims-it-uses-algorithms-to-create-content-faster-than-creators-can-making-all-future-creations-infringing.shtml

Pivotal Moment - http://www.pivotal-moment.eu "launched in 2013 to support social movements in Europe and the USA"

How the European Commission is trying to smother debate on TTIP - https://www.opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/michael-efler/how-european-commission-is-trying-to-smother-debate-on-ttip "should be negotiated without public intervention"

Osborne targets benefits and tax credits in new squeeze on working poor - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/29/george-osborne-benefits-tax-credits-conservative how shameless & callous can you get?

#CETA: "We have all - and those we represent - committed to it" - http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/26/eu-canada-trade-idUSL2N0RR1LJ20140926 no, we didn't, matey... this is #democracy?

How The Rule Of Law Is Actually Undermining Human Rights - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140821/16400628278/how-rule-law-is-actually-undermining-human-rights.shtml interesting


Sunday, 28 September 2014

140928


Umstrittenes Handelsabkommen: EU-Kommission deutet Einlenken gegenüber USA an - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/ttip-eu-kommission-laesst-wohl-investorenschutz-fallen-a-994159.html more indications... #ISDS #TTIP

.@timberners_lee calls for internet bill of rights to ensure greater privacy - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/28/tim-berners-lee-internet-bill-of-rights-greater-privacy "I want a web where I’m not spied on"

Occupy democracy: 17-26 Oct - NO #TIP - http://www.bilaterals.org/?occupy-democracy-17-26-oct-no-ttip "This video highlights the Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership"

Israel Is Put on Trial for War Crimes - http://www.alternet.org/world/israel-put-trial-war-crimes "what he saw in Gaza following a humanitarian ceasefire from last month"

Yahoo Shuttering Its Web Directory - http://tech.slashdot.org/story/14/09/28/009249/yahoo-shuttering-its-web-directory anyone else remember the early dancing #Yahoo logo?

McDonald's, Nestlé Pledge to Halt Deforestation at UN Climate Summit - http://mashable.com/2014/09/27/united-nations-climate-summit-deforestation/ great - provided they deliver

Fed whistleblower secretly recorded 46h of regulatory capture inside Goldman Sachs - http://boingboing.net/2014/09/27/fed-whistleblower-secretly-rec.html we need people like Segarra

So Who is Carmen Segarra? - http://www.propublica.org/article/so-who-is-carmen-segarra-a-fed-whistleblower-qa "Would you call yourself a #whistleblower?" "Absolutely! " good to hear proud of it

Nine Epic Failures Of Regulating Cryptography - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140926/12401928653/nine-epic-failures-regulating-cryptography.shtml important points

"Al Qaida have grown into a full-scale scary government-shaped object [IS]" - http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2014/09/a-brief-bitter-quiz.html & it's our fault

Economic Benefits of Preventing Global Warming Open New Front in Debate - http://mashable.com/2014/09/26/obama-administration-economic-benefits-fight-global-warming/hugely important realisation: makes business sense

German officials visiting Ottawa delivered a blunt and unwelcome message: The [#CETA] deal must be changed - http://justinvestment.org/2014/09/german-opposition-clouds-fridays-ceremonies-for-canada-eu-trade-pact/


Intel invests $1.5B in Chinese SoC partnership - http://linuxgizmos.com/intel-invests-1-5-billion-in-chinese-chip-designers/ another sign of the times #china

Gesundheitssystem: Schweizer entscheiden über Ende der privaten Kassen - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/schweiz-stimmt-ueber-private-krankenversicherung-ab-a-994074.html would be impossible under #TTIP's #ISDS


Court Orders Warner Bros. to Reveal Flawed Anti-Piracy Technology - http://torrentfreak.com/court-orders-warner-bros-to-reveal-flawed-anti-piracy-technology-140927/ helpful decision

Sendy: Digitizing Motorcycle Deliveries - http://whiteafrican.com/2014/09/23/sendy-digitizing-motorcycle-deliveries/ fascinating #africa

Ilham Tohti’s Sentence Shows Dark Vision for the Web of the Future - http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/media/internet-where-nobody-says-anything excellent analysis of terrible injustice #china

'Then and now' photos at Tiananmen Square - http://shanghaiist.com/2014/09/25/photos-tiananmen-square-then-and-now.php but with the same people in both... #china

Global Net Neutrality Coalition - http://thisisnetneutrality.org/ "for activists, academics, policy makers and technologists who share our vision"

Designierte EU-Handelskommissarin Malmström soll amerikanische Interessen vertreten haben - http://www.spiegel.de/spiegel/vorab/malmstroem-soll-amerikanische-interessen-vertreten-haben-a-994087.html hmm (v @Liese_Mueller)

#Fracking trespass law changes move forward despite huge public opposition - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/26/fracking-trespass-law-changes-move-forward-despite-huge-public-opposition so much for democracy...


Friday, 26 September 2014

140926


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140925 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/09/140925.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Over 100 Canadian and EU Groups Strongly Oppose #CETA’s Corporate Rights - http://www.tradejustice.ca/over-100-canadian-and-eu-groups-strongly-oppose-cetas-corporate-rights/ powerful call - pl. pass on

« Le #TAFTA veut placer les profits avant l’intérêt des peuples » - http://www.reporterre.net/spip.php?article6349 interview avec moi, FWIW... #TTIP

hugely important:@berndlange - CETA: Wir werden Nachverhandlungen einfordern - http://www.bernd-lange.de/aktuell/nachrichten/2014/366085.php he's chair of INTA committee in EP

#CETA signing postponed - http://www.dw.de/ceta-signing-postponed/av-17955462 "doesn't bode well for another transatlantic trade pact" #TTIP


.@libreoffice Celebrates - and Does Something Unusual - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/libreoffice-is-thriving-3574038/ let's hope it works... #opensource #android

#TTIP – das Geheimprojekt - http://www.mehr-demokratie.de/ttip-geheimprojekt.html "Einigkeit bei der Podiumsdiskussion bestand in der Kritik an der EU-Kommission"

Juncker rejects UK push for independent scrutiny of EU laws - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-priorities-2020/juncker-rejects-uk-push-independent-scrutiny-eu-laws-308731 UK acting as Trojan Horse 4 #TTIP's Regulatory Council

official #CETA text finally published - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/html/152806.htm we can see it, but we can't change it: where's the #democracy in that?

#CETA bedroht den freien Austausch von Wissen und Kultur - https://juliareda.eu/2014/09/ceta-bedroht-den-freien-austausch-von-wissen-und-kultur/ "Ideen aus dem #ACTA-Abkommen"

FBI Director Angry At Homebuilders For Putting Up Walls That Hide Any Crimes Therein - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140925/17303928647/fbi-director-angry-homebuilders-putting-up-walls-that-hide-any-crimes-therein.shtml lots of important points

CETA, TTIP: threatened by vested national interests - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-industry/ceta-ttip-global-trade-threatened-vested-national-interests-308753 parrots CEPR number without understanding; no mention of public

"la crainte était que #TAFTA/#TTIP pourrait être un autre #ACTA. En fait, c’est bien pire" - http://www.reporterre.net/spip.php?article6349 oh, that's moi...

Questions for the 2014-2019 European Commissioners - http://www.laquadrature.net/en/questions-for-the-2014-2019-european-commissioners important ones

Court On TSA Methods: Compared To Terrorist Attack, Invasive Searches Aren't Invasive - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140925/12085628641/11th-circuit-court-tsa-search-methods-compared-to-terrorist-attack-invasive-searches-arent-invasive.shtml but cumulatively, they are

MT @euHvR Successful finalization #CETA negotiations marks qualitative jump in #EUCanada relations http://ow.ly/BZm6b >>yes, downwards

S&D Welcome Next Trade Commissioner Commitment to Remove #ISDS from #TTIP - http://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/newsroom/sd-welcome-trade-commissioner-designate-commitment-remove-isds-ttip#1 huge if confirmed; but what about #CETA?



140925


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140924 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/09/140924.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

USTR on #TPP: "we were unable to make further progress on the key outstanding issues" with #Japan - http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/September/Readout-of-Meeting-between-USTR-Froman-and-Japanese-Minister-Amari again

We must not be ‘frozen with fear’: Cameron - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/25/david-cameron-urges-unity-isis-evil-uk-prepares-strike-iraq which is why he keeps fearmongering & destroying civil liberties

When can High Court grant injunction to trade mark holders against ISPs to block access to “infringing” websites? - https://www.openrightsgroup.org/blog/2014/when-can-a-high-court-grant-an-injunction-to-trade-mark-holders-against-isps

MT @michelreimon Austrian parliament majority votes against #ISDS in #CETA & asks @EU_Commission not to finish negotiations on friday>>big

EU Risk-based approach to data protection: risky for fundamental rights - http://edri.org/risk-based-approach-to-data-protection/ totally inappropriate; we must stop it

Brandis rebuffs questions on #surveillance laws...again! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy_UXPy2Q5o dogged pursuit by @SenatorLudlam... (v @MsLods) #au

Coalition MP calls anti-coal protesters ‘terrorists,’ ‘green germs’ - http://reneweconomy.com.au/2014/coalition-mp-calls-anti-coal-protesters-terrorists-green-germs-14326 stunning rant #au (v @Asher_Wolf)

France Adopts Anti-Terror Law Eroding Civil Liberties - http://www.laquadrature.net/en/france-adopts-anti-terror-law-eroding-civil-liberties more bad stuff


Oh Canada! #CETA killed off the #FQD - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/FQD%20CETA%20TTIP.html another sell-out by @EU_Commission (v @BartStaes)#pollution #energy

Barack Obama to create world's largest ocean reserve in the Pacific - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/25/barack-obama-worlds-largest-ocean-reserve-pacific good news; UK, pl. sort out marine reserves

Pirate Party Launches Site For Public To Put Questions To New #EU Commissioners Responsible For Internet Policy - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140924/07361528621/pirate-party-launches-site-public-to-put-questions-to-new-eu-commissioners-responsible-internet-policy.shtml

EU official: proposed data exception could undermine #TTIP - http://www.politico.com/morningtrade/0914/morningtrade15364.html too right (v @lennarthuizing @CarloPiltz)

De Gucht on #ISDS: "a populistic, emotional debate & one which has been fanned by Internet" - http://www.expatica.com/de/news/german-news/canada-eu-trade-pact-can-t-be-renegotiated-eu-official_302935.html oh, naughty Internet

actually, Mr De Gucht, the #ISDS debate is totally factual - you are the one who has not produced a *shred* of evidence to support it...

Meet the thermal-imaging camera you can afford - http://www.cnet.com/news/heat-seaker-thermal-imaging-camera-for-the-masses/ in a few years, this will be standard on every #smartphone...

NJ Law That Would Grant Law Enforcement The Right To Warrantlessly Search Houses To Find Underage Drinkers - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140920/17202728591/nj-town-proposes-law-that-would-grant-law-enforcement-right-to-warrantlessly-search-houses-to-find-underage-drinkers.shtml uh-huh

CETA: Der Stand der Dinge - http://www.reimon.net/2014/09/25/ceta-der-stand-der-dinge/ good update on #CETA, & how Austria has voted against #ISDS

Making Sense of #CETA - https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/making-sense-ceta indepth analysis: "unbalanced, favouring multinational corps at the expense of consumers"

Nightingales v 5,000 new homes: the battle over the woods of Lodge Hill - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/25/-sp-nightingales-lodge-hill-sanctuary-conservation-britain what's the point of an SSSI, then?

US attorney general Eric Holder to announce resignation - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/25/eric-holder-stand-down-attorney-general ho-ho, interesting...

Germany wants investment clause scrapped in EU-Canada trade deal - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-industry/germany-wants-investment-clause-scrapped-eu-canada-trade-deal-308717 "Germany will not sign" if #ISDS is in #CETA

Why the Climate Movement Cannot Ignore Trade - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ilana-solomon/why-the-climate-movement_b_5876964.html neither can digital rights groups, either... #TTIP #TPP

Multinational Veolia is suing Egypt for almost £50 million for cost of raising workers’ salaries - https://wdm.netdonor.net/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1784&ea.campaign.id=31986 help fight #ISDS

Freedom Not Fear 2014/Schedule - http://wiki.vorratsdatenspeicherung.de/Freedom_Not_Fear_2014/Schedule FWIW, I'll be talking there about #TTIP and #ISDS on 27 September

Demonstration tomorrow against the signing of CETA - https://www.facebook.com/events/281681908705964/ #London

Facebook Aspires To Jumbo Drones The Size Of Boeing 747s - http://readwrite.com/2014/09/25/facebook-internet-giant-internet-laser-drone solar-powered drones

Inside the #Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire - http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/inside-the-koch-brothers-toxic-empire-20140924 hugely important, hugely worrying piece (v @Klangable)

Europaweiter Aktionstag gegen #TTIP & #CETA - http://www.mehr-demokratie.de/aktionstag_gegen_ttip_und_ceta.html remember what happened after the #ACTA marches?

House Judiciary Committee hearing on trade secret legislation, & revolving door - http://keionline.org/node/2097 we need fewer secrets, not more

EPP would sacrifice Moscovici if the left attacks its Commissioners - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/epp-would-sacrifice-moscovici-if-left-attacks-its-commissioners-308719 things getting nasty

Mobilisation contre la ferme-usine des 1000 vaches - http://www.confederationpaysanne.fr/gen_article.php?id=2872 #ISDS in #CETA/#TTIP would make this action v. costly for #FR

Who’s afraid of free trade with Europe? - http://www.progressive-economics.ca/2014/09/25/whos-afraid-of-free-trade-with-europe/ some good reasons why #Canadians should be #CETA

 Junckers Kommissionspläne: Experten warnen vor Wechsel der EU-Arzneimittelbehörde ins Industrieressort - http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/medizin/juncker-kritik-am-wechsel-der-ema-ins-industrieressort-a-993721.html senseless

Social network Ello gets boost after Facebook boots drag queens - http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/09/25/social-network-ello-gets-boost-after-facebook-boots-drag-queens/ Facebook will be replaced by something; is this it?

Murder Case Prosecutors Claim 'National Security' To Stop Questions About FBI Examination Of Google Maps Search - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140924/11044928623/murder-case-prosecutors-claim-national-security-to-stop-questions-about-fbi-examination-google-maps-search.shtml

Major terrorist attack is ‘inevitable’ as Isis fighters return, say EU officials - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/25/major-terrorist-attack-inevitable-isis-eu doing the terrorists' job for them

Free Software Foundation statement on the #GNU Bash "#shellshock" vulnerability - https://fsf.org/news/free-software-foundation-statement-on-the-gnu-bash-shellshock-vulnerability

#Privacy, remember, is only for criminals - http://memex.naughtons.org/archives/2014/09/25/20676 how did we end up here?


Thursday, 25 September 2014

140924


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140923 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.cz/2014/09/140923.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Is The UK Government Trying To Sneak Through Its Own Corporate Sovereignty Rules? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140923/08142528606/is-uk-government-trying-to-sneak-through-its-own-corporate-sovereignty-rules.shtml new law puts growth above all

Towns in Umbria region switch to #LibreOffice - https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/node/104084 more wins for #freesw (v @schestowitz)

#London ‘Night Tube’ Start Date Announced - http://londonist.com/2014/09/london-night-tube-start-date-announced.php hooray, about time too

South #Australia Hits 33% Renewal Energy Target 6 Years Early - http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/14/09/24/0056236/south-australia-hits-33-renewal-energy-target-6-years-early kudos; NB @TonyAbbottMHR...

EU considers delaying end of mobile roaming charges - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/eu-considers-delaying-end-mobile-roaming-charges-308663 will @EU_Commission *ever* stop grovelling before big business?

Greek Wikipedia user wins key hearing in defamation case - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/09/23/greek-wikipedia-user-wins-key-hearing-in-defamation-case/ that's good

allowing #torture case "would damage Britain’s relations with America" - http://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/sep/24/pakistani-citizen-uk-torture-case what a pathetic, contemptible excuse #UK

Research On #OpenInnovation - http://openforumacademy.org/research/research-on-open-innovation new book from OpenForum Academy; free download CC BY-SA

#TTIP - Gemeinsames Papier von Bundeswirtschaftsministerium und Deutschem Gewerkschaftsbund - http://www.bmwi.de/DE/Themen/aussenwirtschaft,did=655140.html see next tweet

"[#ISDS] sind in einem Abkommen zwischen den USA und der EU grundsätzlich nicht erforderlich und sollten nicht mit #TTIP eingeführt werden."

#Microsoft: Learn how to keep your public sector office compliant with the #ODF mandate - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ukgovernment/archive/2014/09/16/learn-how-to-keep-your-public-sector-office-compliant-with-the-odf-mandate.aspx this should be fascinating

Open Data,@opencorporates ,@Open_Oil - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/open-data-3573561/ how #opendata can help save the planet for humanity

France backs agroecology to fight climate change - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/sustainable-dev/france-backs-agroecology-fight-climate-change-308680 every bit helps



"opportunity to celebrate the recent end of negotiations" for #CETA - https://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_Data/docs/pressdata/en/ec/144916.pdf ah, "celebrate"; riiight (v @snlester)

Q&A with former Islamic State member - http://www.yourmiddleeast.com/culture/exclusive-qa-with-former-islamic-state-member_26696 assuming it's true, disturbing but informative (v @MarietjeSchaake)

Japan, U.S. remain apart on #TPP talks - http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0001592953 "we are not in situation in which a breakthrough can be made easily"

Five ways Ban Ki-moon's summit has changed international climate politics forever - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/24/five-ways-ban-ki-moons-summit-has-changed-international-climate-politics-forever "not in the ways you might think"

#TPP Talks Dead In The Water, BMO's Doug Porter Says - http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/09/23/tpp-talks-stalled-doug-porter_n_5869254.html going nowhere fast...

EU adverse drug reactions: public access to qualitative data is needed, pharmacovigilance data not “trade secrets” - http://english.prescrire.org/Docu/DOCSEUROPE/20140915JointResponseAccessPolicy.pdf

Cameron faces ‘day of reckoning for trashing #NHS’, says Labour - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/sep/24/david-cameron-faces-day-reckoning-nhs-labour @UKLabour finally understands Tories' weak point


Prosecutors forced to admit covert operation caused miscarriage of justice - http://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/sep/24/prosecutors-covert-operation-miscarriage-justice-john-jordan so police spy guilty of #perjury, no?

French consumers: better informed about #DRM, but still handcuffed - http://www.april.org/en/french-consumers-better-informed-about-drm-still-handcuffed cold comfort

Leaked documents reveal EU-Canada trade deal a ‘sham’ - http://www.waronwant.org/news/press-releases/18216-leaked-documents-reveal-eu-canada-trade-deal-a-sham still major disagreements over #ISDS in #CETA

A Data Revolution that Works for All of Us - http://blog.okfn.org/2014/09/24/a-data-revolution-that-works-for-all-of-us/ not just the 1% - a real risk

Software Business Method Patent Fails Again - http://patentlyo.com/patent/2014/09/software-business-patent.html another one bites the dust... #alice #alfresco



Wednesday, 24 September 2014

140923


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140922 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/09/140922.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

CETA: Bundesregierung lehnt Investitionsschutz für EU-Kanada-Abkommen ab - http://www.euractiv.de/sections/eu-aussenpolitik/ceta-bundesregierung-lehnt-investitionsschutz-fuer-eu-kanada-abkommen-ab what confusing signals (v @Senficon)#ISDS

One month to stop Royal Parks new charges to play sport in Hyde Park! - https://www.change.org/p/the-royal-parks-keep-hyde-park-free-from-charges-to-play-sport not again... #shameful

Tohti gets life sentence - http://www.theguardian.com/world/feedarticle/11553647 outrageous: this man is a moderating influence on #uyghurs; #China has learned nothing


FFII submission to the @EUombudsman public consultation in relation to the transparency of #TTIP - http://people.ffii.org/~ante/ttip/FFII-Ombudsman-TTIP-consultation.html great stuff

Bringing Literacy to Millions of Kids With #OpenSource - http://www.jonobacon.org/2014/09/23/bringing-literacy-to-millions-of-kids-with-open-source/ sounds like a great combination

A Deep Web Service Will Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You - http://motherboard.vice.com/read/a-deep-web-service-will-leak-your-documents-if-the-government-murders-you hmmm (v @slashdot)

European Ombudsman demands far-reaching changes to Commission's handling of revolving door cases - http://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2014/09/european-ombudsman-demands-far-reaching-changes-commissions-handling-revolving long overdue

Filling a gap in the public archive: missing party speeches, now online again - https://www.mysociety.org/2014/09/22/filling-a-gap-in-the-public-archive-missing-party-speeches-now-online-again/ nice, but needs to be updated store

#MapJam 2.0 to Put New Economy on Map! - http://www.shareable.net/blog/mapjam-20-to-put-the-new-economy-on-the-map "grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, & commons"

Triclosan in toothpaste: potential risks not a "rumor" as arrogant Colgate official argues, something 2 worry about - http://phylogenomics.blogspot.nl/2014/09/triclosan-in-toothpaste-potential-risks.html

Germany puts #CETA free trade deal with Canada on hold - http://www.dw.de/germany-puts-ceta-free-trade-deal-with-canada-on-hold/a-17940554 great, but is it just a trick? #ISDS

CipherShed: A replacement for TrueCrypt - http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17392 what a great name... #crypto #opensource

An epic chart comparing every science fiction spaceship ever - http://boingboing.net/2014/09/22/an-epic-chart-comparing-every.html wow, epic indeed

#TTIP and Jobs: Does the Emperor Have Clothes? - http://www.cepweb.org/ttip-and-jobs-does-the-emperor-have-clothes/ good analysis of why we need plenty of scepticism here

"#badger shot in the abdomen in Somerset shows the animals are suffering cruel deaths, campaigners claimed" - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/23/protest-badger-cull-farmers-gloucestershire

France demands greater transparency from extractive industries - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/france-demands-greater-transparency-extractive-industries-308641 UK "first member state to do so"; well done...

School Claims Teen's Writing About Marijuana Use Is 'Drug Possession' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140920/15132228590/school-claims-teens-writing-about-marijuana-use-is-drug-possession.shtml just staggering

Peaceful advocate for Muslim #Uighurs in #China sentenced to life in prison - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/23/xinjiang-china-court-ilham-tohti-muslim-uighur-life-in-prison just appalling, & so short-sighted

#Elephant killings in Mozambique happening on ‘industrialised’ scale - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/23/elephant-killings-industrialised-scale-illegal-ivory-trade depressing #china

France’s calls for #TTIP #transparency fall on deaf ears - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-industry/frances-latest-calls-ttip-transparency-fall-deaf-ears-308652 "lack of transparency will cause  TTIP to fail"