Saturday, 22 February 2014

140221


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140220 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com.tr/2014/02/140220.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Pharmaceutical industry behaviour & #TPP - http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/127-1389/5986/  "vital that #NZ does not cede further ground to pharmaceutical industry"

#malaysia: draft text of #TPP will be released for detailed scrutiny & public debate before any final agreement - http://www.thesundaily.my/news/963509


Anti-#TPP 'zombies' invade Kuala Lumpur - http://my.news.yahoo.com/anti-tppa-39-zombies-39-invade-kl-042839440.html nice media event #my

discussion about encryption, confidentiality & DebianParl - http://epfsug.eu/content/trust-your-friends speakers include Nils Torvalds, father of Linus...

Net neutrality gets final scrutiny in EU Parliament - should we be alarmed? - http://www.iptegrity.com/index.php/telecoms-package/net-neutrality/951-net-neutrality-gets-final-scrutiny-in-eu-parliament-should-we-be-alarmed yes, "specialised services" must go

#TAFTA/#TTIP seen dragging on until mid-2016 - http://www.euractiv.com/trade/ttip-deadline-2016-experts-news-533668 "public debate on TTIP in Europe has turned sour over the past months"

Comment Deadline on UK Cabinet Office “#ODF Only” Policy is February 26 - http://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/article.php?story=20140220165521599 the best background to what's at stake

OpenMENA - http://mena.okfn.org/2014/02/21/launching-openmena/ "bringing the values of an open & more collaborative society to Middle East and North Africa"; great news

Critics of giant NHS database 'are scaremongering' - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26277866 so says Patients4Data, representing charities & drug companies

Historic National US Strategy to Address Wildlife Trafficking - http://www.wcs.org/press/press-releases/national-strategy-for-wildlife-trafficking.aspx this is good, Mr Obama, pl. make it happen fast

#snowden: "a sort of surveillance time-machine" - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/feb/21/on-liberty-edward-snowden-freedom the 4th dimension is crucially dangerous #nsa #gchq

Take action now or face 'climate gag' on new roads - http://www.campaigncc.org/climategag just outrageous... #uk

Politicians Freak Out Over New FCC Neutrality Moves, Not Realizing They Probably Won't Do Anything - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140220/09095926291/politicians-freak-out-over-new-fcc-neutrality-moves-not-realizing-they-probably-wont-do-anything.shtml more theatre...

Exxon CEO Stands Up for Homeowners Against Frackers (When He's the Homeowner) - http://www.thewire.com/politics/2014/02/ceo-exxon-stands-homeowners-against-frackers-when-hes-homeowner/358365/ you can't make it up (v @dozykraut)

 The EU's #netneutrality compromise - what does it really mean? - http://www.iptegrity.com/index.php/telecoms-package/net-neutrality/952-the-eus-net-neutrality-compromise-what-does-it-really-mean further analysis of some bad wording

MSF urges #TPP countries not to abandon public health - http://www.msfaccess.org/about-us/media-room/press-releases/msf-urges-tpp-countries-not-abandon-public-health-bid-finalize " most damaging trade agreement we’ve ever seen"

MT @CETAWatch Draft #CETA investment texts will be made public in EU consultation on investment, #ISDS in US deal. >>important news #TTIP

EU-Schutzstandards bleiben bei Handelsabkommen mit USA gewahrt - http://ec.europa.eu/deutschland/press/pr_releases/12113_de.htm but in future? #ISDS's chilling effect on new laws

#TTIP benefits called "fairy tale" on #DE television as opposition to #CETA, #TAFTA grows - http://canadians.org/blog/transatlantic-trade-benefits-called-fairy-tale-german-television-opposition-ceta-ttip-grows don't miss "0.05% growth"

Did GCHQ and NSA Lose an Eye Today? - http://www.emptywheel.net/2014/02/21/did-gchq-and-nsa-lose-an-eye-today/ interesting questions #tempora

Obama’s ambitious trade deal hits Asian resistance - http://www.bilaterals.org/?obama-s-ambitious-trade-agenda "Malaysia’s government has faced debilitating backlash over TPP"

#India gets historic #whistleblowers protection bill - http://thebricspost.com/india-gets-historic-whistleblowers-protection-bill/ this is good: let's hope it helps

Sows at US factory farm fed blended flesh of baby pigs to guard against viral outbreak - http://boingboing.net/2014/02/20/sows-at-us-factory-farm-fed-bl.html  more factory farm horrors

#Snowden Elected As Glasgow University Rector, Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140220/04152126289/edward-snowden-elected-as-glasgow-university-rector-nominated-nobel-peace-prize.shtml he gets my vote...

Time for trade ministers to think about public health - http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/02/21/time_for_trade_ministers_to_think_about_public_health.html "a political & not just an economic treaty" (v @StuJT)#TPP



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