Wednesday, 19 February 2014

140218


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140217 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.pt/2014/02/140217.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Covert Surveillance & Pressure Tactics Aimed at WikiLeaks & Its Supporters - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/02/18/snowden-docs-reveal-covert-surveillance-and-pressure-tactics-aimed-at-wikileaks-and-its-supporters/ note #gchq's role here (v @schestowitz)

Aussies to get three strikes law and Internet blockade? - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=11204253 hurtling back to the past #AU #copyright

UK floods: Downing Street to hold clear-up summit with insurers - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/18/uk-floods-downing-street-meet-insurers-rising-premiums wait until we hear how many houses are uninsurable

UK storms a result of #climatechange, say nearly half of poll respondents - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/18/floods-storms-climate-change-poll good to see, but people can be fickle

Trade chief misleads on GM foods - http://blogs.euobserver.com/cronin/2014/02/17/trade-chief-misleads-on-gm-foods/ good analysis of very mixed signals from European Commission #TAFTA #TTIP

EU Greens on TAFTA/#TTIP: True stocktaking would lead to suspension - http://www.greens-efa.eu/eu-us-trade-agreement-ttip-11801.html "could threaten core EU standards & rules"

UK Government set to examine Soco’s activities in Virunga National Park - http://www.wwf.org.uk/news_feed.cfm?7019/UK-Government-set-to-examine-Socos-activities-in-Virunga-National-Park good news: we must preserve this site

The easy way to keep your medical records private - https://www.faxyourgp.com/ Opting out of the new #caredata database made easy

Karel De Gucht on #TAFTA/#TTIP - https://www.ucl.ac.uk/european-institute/events/2013-14/degucht/ I'd love to ask why we must sacrifice EU standards for just 0.05% annual growth

#TAFTA/#TTIP: A charter for deregulation, an attack on jobs, an end to democracy - http://rosalux-europa.info/publications/books/TTIP_EN/ free download; useful

Australia Pushes South Korea Into Life+70 #Copyright Terms As Part Of Free Trade Agreement - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140217/15152926255/australia-pushes-south-korea-into-life-plus-70-copyright-terms-as-part-free-trade-agreement.shtml the copyright ratchet

#Israel boycott movement is antisemitic, says Netanyahu - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/18/israel-boycott-movement-antisemitic-netanyahu gosh, playing the "antisemitic" card already...

Giant #NHS database rollout delayed - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26239532 great; but what does it mean in practice? (v @smagdali @CasparBowden)#caredata

Pregnant teenager alleging gang-rape charged with adultery in #Sudan - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/18/sudan-pregnant-alleged-rape-victim-charged-adultery if confirmed, there are no words...

Recientes propuestas de EE.UU. para el cap√≠tulo Ambiental del #TPP  - http://www.redge.org.pe/node/1816 US proposals weakens environment text even more

"It is high time #TPP proponents brought facts to the public, rather than attacking its widening range of critics" - http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/columnists/9737348/Reveal-the-trade-pact-details

#MarcoCivil #16igualNSAaa - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mYx-zFyo6aFLhuCjvkCOqnBw2Ym-d0HJqINp3KLriYA/pub "brazilian activists trying to put up a strong campaign in #Brazil against article 16"


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