Tuesday, 18 February 2014

140217


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140216 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/02/140216.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#AU Greens to oppose Korea Free Trade deals over #ISDS provisions - http://media-senatorwhish-wilson.createsend4.com/t/ViewEmail/t/54080CAF4457C18A quite right too

Korea-#Australia FTA text released - http://www.dfat.gov.au/fta/kafta/ OK, everyone, get digging: let's find the horrors they've hidden here #TPP

“Safeguards” for investor rights to sue governments in #Australia-Korea FTA text will not work - http://aftinet.org.au/cms/sites/default/files/Media%20Release%20KAFTA%20170214.pdf - important 4 #TPP

Koch Brothers’ Dark Money Man: How Sean Noble got Rich undermining Democracy - http://www.juancole.com/2014/02/brothers-undermining-democracy.html important piece (v @dozykraut)

NY Times Unimpressed With Any Online Protest That Doesn't Rattle The Earth's Very Core - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140214/07144026225/thoughts-nyts-day-internet-didnt-fight-back.shtml great title, good analysis

#NHS admits new medical records database could pose privacy risk - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/nhs/10642740/NHS-admits-new-medical-records-database-could-pose-privacy-risk.html this fiasco must be stopped now (v  ‏@bbw1984)

Freihandelsabkommen: Nachteil für Bürger? - http://www.dw.de/freihandelsabkommen-nachteil-f%C3%BCr-b%C3%BCrger/a-17428258 good piece (v @olivierhoedeman)#TAFTA/#TTIP

#Turkey: Censorship laws don’t sell themselves - http://www.indexoncensorship.org/2014/02/turkey-censorship-laws-dont-sell/ interesting background to moves there

Major Record Labels Go To Court Again To Force Irish ISP To Bring In 'Three Strikes' System - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140212/09504926197/major-record-labels-go-to-court-again-to-force-irish-isp-to-bring-three-strikes-system.shtml ridiculous #ie

An Investment Exception in the #Australia -#Korea FTA - http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/2014/02/an-investment-exception-in-the-australia-korea-fta.html "will US consent to such an exception in its own agreements?"

What are you hiding? The opacity of #TAFTA/#TTIP - http://corporateeurope.org/trade/2014/02/what-are-you-hiding-opacity-eu-us-trade-talks massive deregulation is what they're hiding #transparency

“No Gays Served” now legal in #Kansas - http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2014/02/14/what-the-hell-just-happened-in-kansas/ no comment necessary (v @aral)

Hospital chiefs misleading Londoners over A&E closures which will bring chaos to the capital’s hospitals - http://nhap.org/hospital-chiefs-misleading-londoners-ae-closures-will-bring-chaos-capitals-hospitals/ trickery


Latest Leak Shows NSA Spied On A US Law Firm Representing A Foreign Government In A Trade Dispute - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140216/08470026241/latest-leak-shows-nsa-spied-us-law-firm-representing-foreign-government-trade-dispute.shtml

#CETA “not about trade” - http://theindependent.ca/2014/02/17/ceta-not-about-trade/ excellent, detailed analysis of downsides for #canada

Punishing the victims - a beginner's guide to the EU and the crisis - http://corporateeurope.org/eu-crisis/2014/02/punishing-victims-beginners-guide-eu-and-crisis interesting analysis

Opportunity knocks or rights at risk and labour pains? - http://www.tribunemagazine.org/2014/02/opportunity-knocks-or-rights-at-risk-and-labour-pains/ good #TAFTA/#TTIP analysis from labour/employment viewpoint

Doctor knows best - http://2040infolawblog.com/2014/02/08/doctor-knows-best/ the best commentary on #caredata I have read (v @bbw1984 ‏@futureidentity)#privacy

UK healthcare data, notice & consent - http://jumpingqi.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/uk-healthcare-data-notice-and-consent/ "pseudonymised data; a danger that grows with time", important point #caredata

CBS Admits #Aereo Supreme Court Win Wouldn't Hurt CBS, Might Make Things Better For Everybody - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140216/11435326244/cbs-admits-aereo-supreme-court-win-really-wouldnt-hurt-them-all.shtml imagine that

In math we trust: a reply to krugman's and greenspan's #bitcoin bashing - http://politix.topix.com/story/10429-in-math-we-trust-a-reply-to-krugmans-and-greenspans-bitcoin-bashing as a mathematician, how could I disagree?

#Snowden's Lawyer Interrogated By UK Authorities At Heathrow Airport - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140217/08161426249/snowdens-lawyer-jesselyn-radack-interrogated-uk-authorities-heathrow-airport.shtml come on, UK, this is pathetic

How we ended up paying farmers to flood our homes - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/feb/17/farmers-uk-flood-maize-soil-protection devastating account of greed & stupidity in UK farming

Introducción a lo que no nos quieren contar del #TTIP - http://economia-ciudadana.blogspot.com/2014/02/Introduccion-Tratado-Transatlantico-de-Comercio-e-Inversiones-UE-EEUU.html series of posts debunking EU misinfo on #TAFTA (v @vruz)

Thames flood defences among schemes hit by coalition funding cuts - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/17/thames-flood-defences-funding-cuts-heathrow-dawlish-somerset-levels "Avoidable damage estimated to cost £3bn"


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