Tuesday, 29 April 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140427 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/04/140427.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Calls for #TPP transparency are code for destroying it, says Groser - http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/calls-tpp-transparency-are-code-destroying-it-says-groser-bd-151763 absurd: hardly robust if it can't take scrutiny

Najib cites ‘sensitivities’ as Obama struggles to push #TPP - http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/najib-cites-sensitivities-as-obama-struggles-to-push-trade-pact neo-colonialism, more like...

Why US Corporations Are Freaking Out About Obama's Big Trade Deal - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/24/trans-pacific-partnership-companies-tpp_n_5202060.html not happy about #TPP

Rushdie joins writers' protest at China's jailing of Ilham Tohti - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/apr/28/salman-rushdie-condemn-china-jailing-ilhan-tohti-paul-auster good to see some light being shone on #uyghurs

 Maths spying: the quandary of working for the spooks - http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229660.200-maths-spying-the-quandary-of-working-for-the-spooks.html time for mathematicians to stand up and say "no"

Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (#TISA) a bad deal? - http://touchstoneblog.org.uk/2014/04/why-is-the-trade-in-services-agreement-tisa-a-bad-deal/ basically, it fits with #TPP & #TTIP

Special Report: #TISA versus Public Services - http://www.world-psi.org/en/psi-special-report-tisa-versus-public-services the #commons is under attack - pl. read about new secret global treaty

Corruption and Fear in the UK - http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2014/04/corruption-and-fear-in-the-uk/ troubling at many levels

EFSA says use of peroxyacetic acid would not cause toxicity concerns - http://www.bilaterals.org/?efsa-says-use-of-peroxyacetic-acid how handy for #TTIP

US Chicken plant workers say chemicals sprayed on carcasses making them sick - http://www.bilaterals.org/?chicken-plant-workers-say time to end #factoryfarming #TTIP

 US-Richter: Amerikanische Behörden haben weltweit Zugriff auf Kundendaten - http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/us-behoerden-weltweit-zugriff-auf-kundendaten-a-966508.html still want to use US Internet services?

Chris Packham: #Malta is a bird hell - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/28/chris-packham-malta-is-a-bird-hell kudos to him, shame on the BBC for yet more pusillanimity...

C4C’s initial reaction to EU Impact Assessment on #Copyright Review - http://copyright4creativity.eu/2014/04/28/c4cs-initial-reaction-to-the-european-commission-impact-assessment-on-copyright-review/ confirms this was done in bad faith #stitchup

urgent: another secret treaty - Trade In Services Agreement (#TISA) - https://servicescoalition.org/negotiations/trade-in-services-agreement involves EU, US, AU pl. spread the word widely

The enemy invasion: Brussels braced for influx of Eurosceptics in EU polls - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/28/brussels-braced-influx-eurosceptics-parties-european-union-polls significant: cites #TTIP as one reason

#13 - Glyn Moody supports WePromise - #13 - Glyn Moody supports WePromise I do, I do... #EU2014

MITI Proposes Special Committee Comprising Parliamentarians On #TPP - http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1034314 every participating nation should #my

Fyraftensmøde 2. maj: Glyn Moody taler om softwarepatenter og patentdomstolen - https://bitbureauet.dk/2014/04/glyn-moody-taler-om-softwarepatenter-og-patentdomstolen/ coming soon... #dk #swpats

best short intro to new global Trade in Services agreement - http://www.world-psi.org/sites/default/files/documents/research/en_psi_tisa_policy_brief_july_2013_final.pdf bad news for the commons #TISA

Edward #Snowden poderá receber asilo político do Brasil - http://www.linuxnewmedia.com.br/lm/noticia/edward_snowden_podera_receber_asilo_politico_do_brasil that would be the perfect solution #br

How #Sweden’s #publicservices were stolen, and how people are fighting to take them back - http://europe.redpepper.org.uk/swedens-great-welfare-heist/ (v @guenterhack)#TISA

#TTIP draws strong reactions from farming communities and consumers in Germany - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201404/us-eu-free-trade-agreement-draws-strong-reactions-from-farming-communities-and-consumers sounds hopeful

Warning over 'privatisation' of environmental science research body - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/28/food-and-environment-research-agency-privatisation clear attempt to undermine its independence

#TTIP bedroht Europas Bauern und Verbraucher - http://www.zeit.de/wirtschaft/2014-04/TTIP-landwirtschaft-agroindustrie-gastbeitrag people must wake up to this (v @Liese_Mueller)

The State of Land in Europe - http://www.tni.org/infographic/state-land-europe why CAP isn't working (v @Liese_Mueller)

Judge’s ruling spells bad news for U.S. cloud providers - http://gigaom.com/2014/04/28/judges-ruling-spells-bad-news-for-u-s-cloud-providers/ whoops #cloudcomputing

#TiSA, the new Trade in Services Agreement – no multilateralism, no transparency - http://ska-keller.de/en/home/tisa,-the-new-trade-in-services-agreement-%E2%80%93-no-multilateralism,-no-transparency @SkaKeller on it, 2013 (v @olewin)

This cash for grouse scandal shows how Britain has become a plutocrats' paradise - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/28/britain-plutocrats-landed-gentry-shotgun-owners disgraceful

143 French politicians pledge to support free software - https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/news/143-french-politicians-pledge-support-free-software they order these things better in #france #opensource

 Norwegischer Geheimdienst: NIS arbeitet beim Code-Knacken mit NSA zusammen - http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/web/steelwinter-supercomputer-norwegens-geheimdienst-kooperiert-mit-nsa-a-966541.html optimised, presumably #snowden

#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2013/11/ttip-updates-the-glyn-moody-blogs/index.htm now updated with number XXIII

Obama denies pressuring #Malaysia over Trans-Pacific pact - http://www.turkishweekly.net/news/166139/obama-denies-pressuring-malaysia-over-trans-pacific-pact.html yeah, right (v @PCGTW)#TPP

A rising tide: the case against #Canada as a world citizen - http://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X%2814%2970199-8/fulltext hard but fair (v @BoingBoing)

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