Sunday, 29 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150327 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Belgian municipalities mobilise against the #TTIP - things really beginning to move in #Belgium
want to know why #TTIP would be a nightmare? look what just happened in #Canada - & no, #CETA's changes won't help

Putrajaya okay with investor-state dispute clause in trade pact, says DAP lawmaker - that's unwise #malaysia #ISDS

'This is not right': Former SeaWorld trainer recalls killer whale treatment - #boycott @SeaWorld now, everywhere

Lords accuse Tories of ‘burying’ review that cleared EU of interference - well, that's awkward #GE2015

Saturday, 28 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150326 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TPP Leak: Extraordinary New Powers for Foreign Firms to Challenge US Policies & Demand Taxpayer Compensation - #ISDS

#NZ Govt must be more transparent on investor state clauses - actually, just bin them #ISDS #TPP

French Intelligence Bill: Everyone Under Surveillance - pas good...

Convention on online advertising: increased circumvention of law in the name of fighting piracy - worse than #ACTA

UK first country in world where half of all ad spend is on digital media - time for the UK government to take note

Large fall in UK greenhouse gas emissions of over 8% last year - v welcome, much more needed

Embedded Linux Keeps on Growing, IoT Next Big Win - even Android can't compete with vanilla #Linux

EU announces plans to banish geo-blocking, modernize #copyright law - great in theory, but just wait for the lobbying

Chinese leaders push for "greenization" - horrible word, great idea #china

World's largest hydropower project planned for Tibetan Plateau - this is madness #tibet #china

Britain's first titan-sized prison gets green light - "includes punitive penalty clauses" #shameful

#NAFTA increased mass migration to the United States - will #TPP makes things even worse?

Germany worries about #TTIP’s impact on environmental standards - rightly so

Gemeinden dürfen sich bei #TTIP, #CETA und #TiSA keinen Maulkorb verpassen lassen! - richtig

Why a whiff of panic has entered America’s Pacific trade negotiations - "talks are reaching point of no return" #TPP

Friday, 27 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150325 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Turning the Tide - Ending overfishing in north-western Europe

Bad Copyright Laws Scaring Off Necessary Investment In New Digital Platforms - not good

#AU government minister: Dodge new data retention law like this - Is first law to make warrant canaries illegal?

New York Legislators Seeking A 'Right To Repair' Law For Electronic Devices - nice

White House misinformation on #TPP investment - "foreign investors’ substantive and procedural rights are sweeping"

Dangerously Underpowered NSA Begging Legislators For Permission To Go To Cyberwar - ha!

German pro basketball team relegated to lower division due to Windows update - no, really

MT @NicholasBruneau "Every #European should be #digital"@NeelieKroesEU  by @WIRED >>they are: all DNA is digital

Jane Kelsey: Leaked #TPP text has all the dangers Govt promised to negotiate away - & we can prove it #ISDS #NZ

MT @EU_Commission 3 yrs into the EU-South Korea FTA, EU exports up 35% to €41.5 bn.!CJ73CR >>yes - & no #ISDS in treaty

New #TPP Investment Leak Confirms #NZ Surrender to US - #ISDS in all its awfulness

WikiLeaks reveals local health and environment rules under threat - wil  "galvanise resistance and opposition" #TPP

#TPP leaked chapter raises health, environment concerns - "Australian Government is using ISDS as a bargaining chip"

Thursday, 26 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150324 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, as our lives depend on it - insane; #NFU a real threat here

Open Letter To Key EU #Copyright Working Group Calls For 'Balanced Representation Of Views' - good luck with that

Demand a ban on pulse trawling now! - insane approach to fishing

EU: Don’t use Facebook if you want to keep the NSA away from your data - #safeharbour on the way out? #dataprotection

BP pulls out of climate denial group even as execs support Sen. Inhofe - that's better

Latvia: EU, US 'likely' to miss year-end target for free trade deal - #TTIP officially stuck in the sand

Maximising inclusiveness and engagement through the use of #OpenStandards in the European Commission -

#Mexico: NAFTA has not created jobs for us - hugely important when considering #TPP, #TTIP

NAFTA ruling in Nova Scotia quarry case sparks fears for future settlements  - the #ISDS vampire strikes again

important: Secret draft for the Trans-Pacific Partnership - Investment Chapter  #TPP #TTIP get digging #ISDS

#TPP Seen as Door for Foreign Suits Against US - "local policy changes could send government to a UN tribunal"

Wednesday, 25 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150323 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

All Parties In Austrian Parliament Support Resolution Calling For Action Against NSA And GCHQ Spying - #at

A Trip Down (Computer) Memory Lane - #GNU,, patent trolls, #Microsoft, #UEFI - & #SCO

#TTIP: Why the rest of the world should beware - good analysis of neglected dangers

EFF, other rights groups want to take ISP safe harbors worldwide - great move

FEMA to require state grant recipients plan for #climatechange - that will be awkward for #Florida...

How The Copyright Industry Wants To Undermine Anonymity & Free Speech: 'True Origin' Bills - nasty

Worldwide more than 50 events about #OpenStandards - good news

World's leading zoo association accused of overlooking horrific cruelty - reputable zoos must leave #WAZA now

Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Censorship Law -- But Leaves Web Blocking - great news, but pity about blocking

Could the #TTIP deal undo development gains? - you bet: this is an economic NATO remember - no prisoners taken...

Could #CETA mean genetically modified apples from Canada exported to Europe? - test run for #TTIP

We know where you’ve been: Ars acquires 4.6M license plate scans from the cops - insane

Tuesday, 24 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150322 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

.@gatesfoundation Stop colluding with big business to push patented seeds on African farmers #freetheseeds; details -

Does #Patent Licensing by Patent Trolls - Or Anyone - Serve A Useful Purpose? - warning: may be rhetorical question

US judge orders seizure of foreign domains owned by Chinese company - long arm of the law... #copyright #law

#TPP cost-benefit report to be completed by July, says Mustapa – Bernama - that will be interesting...

The top 10 myths about TTIP: Separating fact from fiction - these are utterly feeble; see next tweets...

“#TTIP will weaken strict EU standards that protect people and the planet” - no, it will create new structures that will do that

“Tariffs between the EU and US are already low. TTIP is just a pretext for dismantling EU regulations.” -  the EU admits tariffs are <4%

“TTIP would allow powerful US firms to sue governments at will.” - vague promises to "reform" #ISDS worthless; 1400 FTA figure is irrelevant

“TTIP will force EU governments to privatise public services we all rely on” - no, it will just make it prohibitively expensive to reverse

come on,@EU_Commission, can you really not come up with anything better than these re-heated half-truths? #TTIP #ISDS #pathetic

Does #Patent Licensing by Patent Trolls - Or Anyone - Serve A Useful Purpose? - warning: may be rhetorical question

Germany pledges to stand firm in US-EU #TTIP trade talks - Gabriel needs to make up his mind on #ISDS

International investment court plan threatens our democracy - not a solution - reject #ISDS in all forms #TTIP #CETA

European lawmakers say #Snowden should be allowed public interest defence - good to see #EU

Blasting Off With The Copia Institute: Creative Solutions To Big Innovation Challenges - interesting ideas...

UK Police Can't Confirm Or Deny Investigation Of Journalists It Publicly Confirmed In 2013 - Mr Plod is ridiculous

"#Israel’s prime minister says it was ‘not his intention’ to cause offence" - what a comedian... #palestine

World's top zoo organisation accused of links to #Taiji dolphin slaughter in Japan - shame on #waza

Monday, 23 March 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150321 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

corporate greed trumps environmental preservation - thanks again to #ISDS - why it must go forever from all treaties

just incredible that some MEPs want to bring these kind of #ISDS decisions to EU through #TTIP, #CETA etc - what on earth are they thinking?

Global Day of Action against Free Trade and Investment regimes - more support needed #ISDS #TTIP #TPP

Sex worker to launch legal challenge against NI prostitution ban - interesting move

Climate-sceptic US senator given funds by BP political action committee - @BP_plc confirming its deeply evil nature

Shell oil driling in Arctic set to get US government permission - with ultra-cheap oil, makes no economic sense

#TPP Trade deal 'involves cut to GST threshold' - here's where the NZ pain begins; wait till they see the rest

Neue Lobbying-Welle für #TTIP rollt an - good analysis; bring it on, says I - it's too late (v @Liese_Mueller)#ISDS