Monday, 2 May 2016

160502


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160501 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/05/160501.html yesterday's tweets as a single page - lots on #TTIPleaks, much more today

Silent #TTIP Supporters Leave Vocal, Self-Published Opponents In Control Of News - http://www.hamiltonplacestrategies.com/news/silent-ttip-supporters-leave-vocal-self-published-opponents-control-news-cycle no: shows how biased #MSM is

UnaPhone Zenith - Secure and Private Smartphone - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/unaphone-zenith-secure-and-private-smartphone#/ on @Indiegogo#android #surveillance

SZ-Redakteur Jan Willmroth erklärt welche Schlüsse sich aus den vertraulichen Dokumenten ziehen lassen - https://www.facebook.com/ihre.sz/videos/vb.215982125159841/1026421527449226/?type=2&theater #TTIPleaks

#TTIPleaks - Amerika macht Druck wie nie - http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/ttip-papiere-amerika-macht-druck-wie-nie-1.2974979 "Die Frage ist, wie weit die EU dem amerikanischen Drängen nachgibt"

U.S. Challenging European Consumer Protections In #TTIP - http://international.sueddeutsche.de/post/143694648065/us-challenging-european-consumer-protections-in explains how EU standards will be gutted #TTIPleaks

Negotiating TTIP - http://ec.europa.eu/commission/2014-2019/malmstrom/blog/negotiating-ttip_en @MalmstromEU's on #TTIPleaks: "No EU trade agreement will ever lower our level of protection"

whoa, big:@berndlange rechnet mit einem Scheitern des Freihandelsabkommens #TTIP - http://www.deutschlandradiokultur.de/freihandelsabkommen-zwischen-europa-und-usa-steht-ttip-vor.1008.de.html?dram:article_id=353077 #TTIPleaks (v @AnneMarieMineur)


Leaked #TTIP Documents: Threats to Regulatory Protections - https://www.citizen.org/pressroom/pressroomredirect.cfm?ID=5880 #TTIPleaks






Health and consumer groups say #TTIPLeaks confirms fears - http://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/news/health-and-consumer-groups-say-ttip-leak-confirms-fears/ "EU legislation could still be watered down"

Freihandel: "Wenn das Ding so kommt, leben wir in einer anderen Welt"
 - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/ttip-greenpeace-praesentiert-enthuellungen-auf-der-re-publica-a-1090383.html "Das Ding" = #TTIP #TTIPleaks

Soy Canada calls on EU to Honour Commitments in #CETA Negotiations - http://soycanada.ca/blog/2016/04/29/soy-canada-calls-on-the-european-union-to-honour-commitments-in-ceta-negotiations/ "3 genetically modified soybean products."

#TTIP: Intransparenz, Protest und Winkekatzen - https://netzpolitik.org/2016/ttip-intransparenz-protest-und-winkekatzen/ "enthält einige Punkte mit netzpolitischem Bezug" #TTIPleaks

Greenpeace Leaks #TTIPLeaks Documents - http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/03/world/europe/ttip-greenpeace-leak-trade-deal.html?_r=0 "little chance of making progress until after US elects next president"

Paper That Couldn't Be Bothered To Report On Local Police Misconduct Fires Off Editorial Insulting Writer Who Did - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160425/07411534268/paper-that-couldnt-be-bothered-to-report-local-police-misconduct-fires-off-editorial-insulting-writer-who-actually-did.shtml


160501


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160430 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/05/160430.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

A commentary on @Sci_Hub: 2/n. Why it matters to me and ContentMine - https://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2016/04/30/a-commentary-on-sci-hub-2n-why-it-matters-to-me-and-contentmine/ great post about key issue #TDM #openaccess

SCOTUS May Have Just Derailed #PrivacyShield Agreement - http://www.fastcompany.com/3059445/the-supreme-court-may-have-just-derailed-europes-safe-harbor-agreement already derailed, but this kicks it down embankment

'You're a sinner': how a Mormon university shames rape victims - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/30/mormon-rape-victims-shame-brigham-young-university ah, isn't christian compassion a wonderful thing?


6 killed in floods as severe weather lashes central US - http://www.theguardian.com/weather/2016/may/01/five-killed-in-texas-floods-as-severe-weather-lashes-central-us “I don’t recall ever seeing this much water rise so fast"

big leak: "Sie zeigen, dass die Realität der #TTIP Verhandlungen die dunklen Ahnungen noch übertrifft" - http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/ttip-papiere-realitaet-der-ttip-verhandlungen-uebertrifft-die-dunklen-ahnungen-noch-1.2975119

#TTIP leaks: "Es geht um Grundfragen von Rechtsstaat und Demokratie, um Weichenstellungen, die weit in die Zukunft wirken."

Bei den Schiedsgerichten führt die EU die Öffentlichkeit in die Irre - http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/schiedsgerichte-nachricht-unterschlagen-1.2974989 US wants big, bad #ISDS, not EU's ICS

I wonder what @berndlange will say about this: http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/schiedsgerichte-nachricht-unterschlagen-1.2974989 #ISDS #TTIP

#TTIPleaks: "US position and deliberate attempts to change the EU democratic legislative process." - http://www.greenpeace.org/eu-unit/en/News/2016/TTIPleaks-confidential-TTIP-papers-unveil-US-position/ #TTIP

#TTIPleaks: "Washington droht damit, Exporterleichterungen für EU Autoindustrie zu blockieren, dass die EU mehr US-Agrarprodukte abnimmt"

#TTIPleaks "Gleichzeitig attackieren die Amerikaner das grundlegende Vorsorgeprinzip beim europäischen Verbraucherschutz."

#TTIPleaks "US attackiert das grundlegende Vorsorgeprinzip, der Europäer derzeit vor Gentechnik & Hormonfleisch in Nahrungsmitteln bewahrt."


"den USA geht es aber nicht nur generell um mehr Agrarexporte. Sie zielen auch auf die gentechnisch veränderten Lebensmittel" #TTIPleaks

Leaked #TTIP documents cast doubt on EU-US trade deal - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/may/01/leaked-ttip-documents-cast-doubt-on-eu-us-trade-deal?CMP=twt_gu "American firms could influence the content of EU laws"

#Tafta : documents confidentiels révèlent l’avancée des négociations - http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2016/05/01/tafta-des-documents-confidentiels-revelent-l-avancee-des-negociations_4911732_3234.html "Une menace pour le principe de précaution"

EE UU presiona en secreto para rebajar las reglas de la UE en el #TTIP - http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2016/05/01/actualidad/1462117710_697215.html "demuestra el gran poder de los 'lobbies' "

Geheime #TTIP-Papiere: USA üben Druck auf EU aus - http://derstandard.at/2000036100091/Geheime-TTIP-Papiere-USA-ueben-Druck-auf-EU-aus "
Einbußen bei Verbraucherschutz" #TTIPleaks



Sunday, 1 May 2016

160430


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160429 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/04/160429.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

"second consecutive year southern India has suffered from a deadly heat wave" - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/30/daytime-cooking-ban-in-india-as-heatwave-claims-300-lives sadly, just the start #climatedenial

#TTIP and Free Knowledge: how the trade treaty (probably) threatens collaboration on #Wikipedia - http://blog.wikimedia.org/2016/04/28/ttip-free-knowledge/


Friday, 29 April 2016

160429


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160427 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2016/04/160427.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

How @Uber conquered London - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/apr/27/how-uber-conquered-london provides excellent insights into company's past, present & future

#Kazakhstan: Land Protests Intensify, Authorities Sanguine - http://www.eurasianet.org/node/78536 uh-oh...

#TTIP trade deal poses serious threat to EU #farming - https://www.foeeurope.org/TTIP-trade-deal-poses-serious-threat-EU-farming "whole EU farm sectors will be at risk from the agreement."

Italy orders @Facebook to hand over fake user account data to its alleged victim - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/04/italy-orders-facebook-fake-accounts-to-alleged-victim/

160+ Farm and Food Groups Ask Congress to Reject #TPP, Stand Up for Independent Farmers and Ranchers - https://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/sites/default/files/farm-food_tpp_coalition_letter_4-27-16.pdf

why #TTIP is doomed: US senators say EU must accept hormone beef, GMOs - https://www.scribd.com/doc/310765202/US-Senate-TTIP-Letter-to-Froman-from-22-April-2016 or will @EU_Commission sell out to save it?


Thursday, 28 April 2016

160428


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160427 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2016/04/160427.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

How @Uber conquered London - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/apr/27/how-uber-conquered-london provides excellent insights into company's past, present & future

#Kazakhstan: Land Protests Intensify, Authorities Sanguine - http://www.eurasianet.org/node/78536 uh-oh...

#TTIP trade deal poses serious threat to EU #farming - https://www.foeeurope.org/TTIP-trade-deal-poses-serious-threat-EU-farming "whole EU farm sectors will be at risk from the agreement."

Italy orders @Facebook to hand over fake user account data to its alleged victim - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/04/italy-orders-facebook-fake-accounts-to-alleged-victim/

160+ Farm and Food Groups Ask Congress to Reject #TPP, Stand Up for Independent Farmers and Ranchers - https://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/sites/default/files/farm-food_tpp_coalition_letter_4-27-16.pdf

why #TTIP is doomed: US senators say EU must accept hormone beef, GMOs - https://www.scribd.com/doc/310765202/US-Senate-TTIP-Letter-to-Froman-from-22-April-2016 or will @EU_Commission sell out to save it?


Wednesday, 27 April 2016

160427


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160426 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/04/160426.html yesterday's tweets as a single page


#TTIP: Chevron lobbied for controversial #ISDS as 'environmental deterrent' - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/26/ttip-chevron-lobbied-for-controversial-legal-right-as-environmental-deterrent confirms all our worst fears

EU leak reveals plans to rein in Google, Facebook, & encourage local alternatives - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/04/eu-online-platform-regulation-google-facebook/ interesting info on #copyright


Leaked EU Communication – Part 1: Privatised #censorship and #surveillance - https://edri.org/leaked-eu-communication-privatised-censorship-and-surveillance/ important point

France puts brakes on #TTIP - https://euobserver.com/tickers/133227 "increasingly unlikely will finalise a pact before the end of the year"

Misguided Plan to Expand A Performers’ Veto: More "Copyright Creep" Through Policy Laundering - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/04/another-fine-mess-ustr-has-gotten-us-misguided-plan-expand-performers-rights yet more #copyright

#BBC 'excessively deferential' to pro-Brexit case, says Lord Patten - http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/apr/27/bbc-brexit-case-lord-patten-john-whittingdale just as it is to climate denialists

KEI comment on USTR's 2016 Special 301 report - http://keionline.org/node/2479 aka "Special Whining Report" #pathetic

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/27/brain-atlas-showing-how-words-are-organised-neuroscience wow: logical, but still amazing

Cassetteboy vs Jeremy Hunt  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uK7DRJx9nbU short, not too sweet, but wonderful - do share widely #NHS

Thousands gather in Germany to protest #TTIP a day ahead of President Obama's visit - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3555126/Thousands-protest-trade-deal-Germany-Obama-visit.html nice pix from Saturday

"No trade agreements should include public or private healthcare services" - http://www.healthandtradenetwork.org/ #TPP #TTIP #TISA

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

160426


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160425 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/160425.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#NZ Government must protect Pharmac as promised - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1604/S00403/government-must-protect-pharmac-as-promised.htm even though US will twist its arm not to... #TPP

more bullying: "drug companies may not bother to register drugs unless government makes more concessions on #TPP." - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1604/S00760/no-reason-big-pharma-would-stop-supplying-medicines.htm

#RCEP Could Limit Access to Medicines - http://www.madhyam.org.in/rcep-could-limit-access-to-medicines/ people will die if it does

It’s time to give #TTIP a chance - http://www.politico.eu/article/its-time-to-give-ttip-a-chance-barack-obama-visit-to-europe/ like saying: "time to give the Black Death a chance - it might not be too bad..."

You cannot view Anne Frank's Diary because of © - http://annefrank.centrumcyfrowe.pl/text shows nature of #copyright: a restrictive intellectual monopoly

Widerstand gegen Freihandel: "Dann wird #TTIP scheitern" - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/ttip-gespraeche-haken-was-ist-der-stand-wie-geht-es-weiter-a-1089141.html "Droht der Deal gar zu platzen?" yup, it's happening now

Constitutional Court Throws Out Surveillance Law In #Georgia (The Country) - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160418/09384234203/constitutional-court-throws-out-surveillance-law-georgia-country.shtml ძალიან კარგი #ka

#Copyright chaos: Why isn’t Anne Frank’s diary free now? - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/04/anne-frank-diary-copyright-public-domain/ 'cos #copyright is not fit for digital age #ReadAnneDiary

Say no to PSPO: Don't criminalise Worthing's rough sleepers - https://www.change.org/p/stop-criminalising-worthing-s-rough-sleepers what are they supposed to do? kill themselves?

“We have reached an agreement on seatbelts and headlights,” Malmstroem said - https://correctiv.org/en/investigations/ttip/blog/2016/04/26/small-business-still-waiting-ttip-breakthrough/ hoorah, #TTIP is a success...oh, wait


The Ross Sea: The Last Ocean - https://secure.avaaz.org/en/protect_the_ross_sea_31_lewis_angle/ please sign to preserve

"We would need 10 years to make any real progress, said an EU [#TTIP] negotiator" - https://correctiv.org/en/investigations/ttip/blog/2016/04/26/small-business-still-waiting-ttip-breakthrough/ ten years; it's #dead

dozens of millions of European citizens are already living in a #TTIP-free zone - https://www.ttip-free-zones.eu/ impressive in many places; not UK

"greatest growth in history of wealth inequality in has occurred these last three decades" - https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2016/04/on-revolutionary-attitude/ depressing, but true


#mitsubishi admits it cheated on fuel mileage tests for 25 years - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/apr/26/mitsubishi-admits-cheated-fuel-mileage-tests-25-years-nissan this is why corporations can't be trusted...

'It was anarchy': a family reflects on the #Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/26/it-was-anarchy-a-family-reflects-on-the-chernobyl-disaster-30-years-on what a story...


Gravitational Lensing with Planets - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=35498 fascinating stuff #science

Erdogan Insult Mess: Dutch Reporter, German Politician Arrested For Mocking Erdogan; Swiss Art Exhibit Targeted - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160426/00124734274/erdogan-insult-mess-dutch-reporter-german-politician-arrested-mocking-erdogan-swiss-art-exhibit-targeted-too.shtml

Hunt says junior doctors are 'responsible' for deaths caused by all-out strike - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/jeremy-hunt-says-junior-doctors-responsible-for-deaths-caused-all-out-nhs-strike-a7001146.html no, Hunt is, for underfunding #NHS

MPAA Says Pirate Sites Will Take Advantage of Set-Top Box Proposals - https://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-says-pirate-sites-will-take-advantage-of-set-top-box-proposals-160426/ #MPAA whining incomprehensibly as usual



Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/26/hugo-awards-shortlist-rightwing-campaign-sad-rabid-puppies sounds like the #Hugo awards are a joke now...

Call to exclude ‘Good Regulatory Practices’ chapter from #TTIP - https://tradinghealthforprofit.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/call-to-exclude-the-e28098good-regulatory-practices_-chapter-from-ttip.pdf because they won't be good, and they won't regulate

Maximizing Opportunities of Net for International Trade - http://www3.weforum.org/docs/E15/WEF_Digital_Trade_report_2015_1401.pdf #TPP "first step in the direction of balanced IP": nope

Reclaiming the #Evenki Narrative: Last Shaman’s Daughter Tells her People’s 20th-century Tale - http://bruce-humes.com/archives/10778 sounds interesting