Thursday, 1 May 2014

140430

Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140429 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/04/140429.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Good law - https://www.gov.uk/good-law interesting initiative from UK gov; comments invited until 9 May - hurry (v @jonbains)

#ISDS threatens #privacy and reform of #copyright and patent law - http://acta.ffii.org/?p=2109 good analysis of why it must go from #TTIP


US meat Lobby emphasises importance of eliminating EU bans on hormones & ractopamine - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/US%20Beef%20pork.html (v @Liese_Mueller)#TTIP

"potential 4 convergence through a process of education" - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/US%20Beef%20pork.html: US meat industry wants 2 "educate" stupid Europeans #TTIP

notice, too, when US meat lobby says "science-based" it means "studies" put out by industry scientists who want to keep their jobs #TTIP

Nationale Parlamente ausschalten - http://www.taz.de/EU-Kommisar-will-TTIP-durchdruecken/!137588/ De Gucht just hates democracy for treaties like #TTIP (v @Liese_Mueller)

Navigating the legislative and regulatory maze of the #TTIP - http://www.ceps.eu/event/navigating-legislative-and-regulatory-maze-ttip "commissioned by the EC's negotiation team for TTIP"

#Virunga: Africa's most beautiful oil field? - UK oil company Soco wants to drill in oldest national park - pl. sign http://www.wwf.org.uk/how_you_can_help/virunga/

EU-Kommissar zum Freihandelsabkommen: "Die Macht der sozialen Medien ist schon ungeheuer" - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/eu-kommissar-de-gucht-zum-freihandelsabkommen-a-966795.html De Gucht is worried

Vilsack says sanitary issues delaying #TTIP - http://www.bilaterals.org/?vilsack-says-sanitary-issues "SPS issues with the EU mostly concern pork, poultry and beef."

TheContentMine: Progress and our Philosophy - http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2014/04/30/thecontentmine-progress-and-our-philosophy/ "to extract all facts from the scientific literature"

#TTIP matters 4 patients - http://www.pharmaphorum.com/articles/ttip-matters-for-patients-and-the-global-economy-alike but no mention of how people will die from higher prices it will cause (v @Liese_Mueller)

British Spy Chiefs Secretly Begged to Play in #NSA’s Data Pools - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/04/30/gchq-prism-nsa-fisa-unsupervised-access-snowden/ pathetic #gchq #snowden

TTIP Update XXIV - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/05/ttip-update-xxiv/index.htm looking at important research that finds even more holes in Commission's #TTIP justifications

in particular, the new research looks at the costs of #TTIP - something completely and conveniently ignored by European Commission

China pressing for vast Asia-Pacific FTA as rival US-led deal runs into snags - - http://www.bilaterals.org/?china-pressing-for-vast-asia be crazy not to... #TPP

White House Says It Can Withhold Vulnerabilities If It Will Help Them Catch 'Intellectual Property Thieves' - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140429/13224427066/white-house-defends-not-revealing-security-vulnerabilities-so-that-it-can-catch-pirates.shtml

WHO calls for urgent action to preserve power of antibiotics and make new ones - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/apr/30/who-calls-urgent-a&ction-antibiotics-antimicrobial-resistance underlines failure of pharma system



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