Wednesday, 19 February 2014

140219


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140218 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com.tr/2014/02/140218.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#Oxfam's Call for #TPP transparency - http://www.oxfam.org.nz/news/call-tppa-transparency pressure continues to build to open up these secretive talks

#AU Immigration Department data lapse reveals asylum seekers' personal details - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/19/asylum-seekers-identities-revealed-in-immigration-department-data-lapse extremely serious blunder

'Nations very close to completing #TPP deal' - http://www.btimes.com.my/Current_News/BTIMES/articles/tpp18/Article/ BUT: "we ought to be able to close this year" - not that close...

Groser: #TPP deal won't be ready this year - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11205766 so release the text for the public to discuss... #NZ

comic explaining #TPP - http://economixcomix.com/home/tpp/ this is brilliantly done: do pass on to people to help them get it

#NHS pulls care.data - Here’s what care.data should do - http://aheadrobot.com/2014/02/18/nhs-pulls-care-data-was-the-story-behind-faxyourgp-com/ basically, do things properly....

Miranda detention at Heathrow airport was lawful, high court rules - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/19/david-miranda-detention-lawful-court-glenn-greenwald ridiculous; nothing to do with terrorism


.@EU_TTIP_team except that you define corporates as "civil society" - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140115/03324325881/eu-commission-redefines-corporate-lobbyists-as-civil-society-to-pretend-to-be-transparent-taftattip.shtml 500 million EU citizens not involved at all


On the UK’s Equating of Journalism With Terrorism - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/02/19/uks-equating-journalism-terrorism-designed-conceal-gchq/ @ggreenwald makes fun of men who wear wigs... #miranda #gchq

Europeans Say ‘No Thanks’ To American Chlorinated Chicken And Hormone Beef - http://www.mintpressnews.com/europeans-say-no-thanks-to-american-chlorinated-chicken-and-hormone-beef/179768/ but will people listen? #TAFTA #TTIP

US 'takes Neanderthal position on climate change' - http://www.voxy.co.nz/politics/us-takes-neanderthal-position-climate-change/5/181937 & it's getting worse #TPP

Fact-checking Froman: The Top 10 Myths Used by Obama’s Top Trade Official - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2014/02/fact-checking-froman-the-top-10-myths-used-by-obamas-top-trade-official.html important debunking #TPP #TAFTA #TTIP

Conservatives Oppose Fast Track, #TPP: Poll - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/curtis-ellis/conservatives-also-oppose_b_4800629.html republicans should start worrying about re-election if they support TPA


Chemicals leaching into food from packaging raise safety concerns - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/19/chemicals-leaching-food-packaging-safety-bmj why #PrecautionaryPrinciple vital #TAFTA /#TTIP

‘Public Interest’ Committee Won’t Fix Imbalance in Trade Policy Creation - http://www.citizen.org/pressroom/pressroomredirect.cfm?ID=4088 because there are 16 industry committees

EU-US trade deal ‘nothing to do with jobs’ - https://www.wdm.org.uk/trade/eu-us-trade-deal-%E2%80%98nothing-do-jobs%E2%80%99 "MPs must open the talks to public scrutiny" (v @corporateeurope)#TTIP

#Kellogg's to buy only sustainably sourced palm oil - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/19/kelloggs-sustainably-sourced-palm-oil this is welcome, if it really happens...


Marcha de maestros contra cumbre tripartita no llega a Toluca; aceptan negociar - http://www.jornada.unam.mx/ultimas/2014/02/17/preparan-maestros-disidentes-marcha-hacia-toluca-previa-a-cumbre-trilateral-9262.html #mexico marches against #TPP etc.

Urgent: Please Help Save #NetNeutrality in the EU - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/02/please-help-save-net-neutrality-in-eu/index.htm pl. write to your MEPs soon: important vote is Monday


A New Website That Lets Tipsters Report Wildlife Crimes - http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2014/02/wildleaks/ nice idea, hope it helps


Infinito Gold lawsuit against Costa Rica over canceled gold mining contract - http://justinvestment.org/2014/02/infinito-gold-files-lawsuit-against-costa-rican-government-over-canceled-gold-mining-contract-2/ given b4 environmental impact finished

The Busting Of Tony Blair - http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2014/02/19/the-busting-of-tony-blair/ "As the years go by, the smell intensifies." (v @ggreenwald)

Sharing or collaborating with government dox - http://standards.data.gov.uk/proposal/sharing-collaborating-government-documents don't forget to respond to this UK gov consultation on #openstandards

#TPP – power to the corporations at the expense of the planet - http://justinvestment.org/2014/02/tpp-power-to-the-corporations-at-the-expense-of-the-planet/ & proposals are getting worse, not better

USTR Accepts Business Proposal to Segregate Public Interest in Advisory Committees - http://infojustice.org/archives/32248 thus ensuring public is neutered

Ignorant NY Times Reporter Argues That The Public Domain Is Damaging Film - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140218/00331426256/ignorant-ny-times-reporter-argues-that-public-domain-is-damaging-film.shtml bonkers #pd

Cue The Hyperbole And Hysteria: FCC Outlines Timid, Murky Plan To (Maybe) Defend #NetNeutrality - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140219/06165426277/cue-hyperbole-hysteria-fcc-outlines-timid-murky-plan-to-maybe-defend-net-neutrality.shtml or maybe not...

Trade leak shows U.S.’s weak environmental pitch, groups say - http://www.politico.com/story/2014/02/trade-leak-shows-uss-weak-environmental-pitch-groups-say-103678.html and how... #TPP

#TPP is in trouble on Capitol Hill. Here’s why. - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/02/19/why-the-trans-pacific-partnership-is-in-trouble-on-capitol-hill/ saith the WaPo; it's getting serious....


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