Tuesday, 13 May 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140512 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/05/140512.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

178 groups call for #transparency re proposed changes to EU & US lawmaking processes in #TTIP - http://ciel.org/Publications/TTIP_REGCO_12May2014.pdf (v @baskut08)

Found after 500 years, the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s flagship the Santa Maria  - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/exclusive-found-after-500-years-the-wreck-of-christopher-columbuss-flagship-the-santa-maria-9359330.html interesting (v @robinwauters)

US Ambassador debunks #TTIP myths - http://www.vieuws.eu/foreign-affairs/us-ambassador-anthony-l-gardner-to-debunk-the-ttip-myths/ no, not at all - the usual #FUD; worth listening to how he avoids key issues

Otago takes ethical stance on climate - http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/business/244252/otago-takes-ethical-stance-on-climate #TPP will allow them to be sued for doing this #ISDS (v @DrRimmer @GarethMP)

#Ukip councillor sends cops to activist's house, ask him to delete critical tweet - http://boingboing.net/2014/05/12/ukip-councillor-sends-cops-to.html

#TPP carries health warning - http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/10037964/Trade-accord-carries-health-warning "only reassurance can be full release of TPPA negotiating texts for public debate"

#BletchleyPark Trust erects "Berlin Wall" to cut off on-site computer history museum - http://boingboing.net/2014/05/12/bletchley-park-trust-erects.html pathetic

Seed saviour: I'm preserving our edible heirlooms - http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229680.100-seed-saviour-im-preserving-our-edible-heirlooms.html needed to save us from #monsanto monoculture

#TTIP: House of Lords report - http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201314/ldselect/ldeucom/179/17902.htm wow, they are really running scared - just read it... #ISDS

Of Software Patents and API Copyrights - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/05/of-software-patents-and-api-copyrights/index.htm latest decision in Oracle v Google shows why #monopolies are so harmful

"Freihandel ist eine Ideologie der M√§chtigen, kann ein sehr potentes Mittel sein, um Lobbyismus zu betreiben" - http://rosalux-europa.info/news/TTIP-free-trade/ #TTIP

Ministry of Justice 'fixes' Atos billing system 8 years into £500m deal - http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/public-sector/3513662/ministry-of-justice-fixes-atos-billing-system-8-years-into-500m-deal/ this is a disgrace at every level

.@UKIP Tell Police To Arrest Demonstrators Who Call Them Fascists For Hate Crimes Ahead Of Meeting - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/05/13/ukip-ask-sussex-police-to-arrest-protestors_n_5314454.html (v @bengoldacre)

Police chief admits error in sending officers over @UKIP tweet incident - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/may/13/ukip-tweet-police-chief-inquiry oh, that's OK, then... #censorship

WWF staff receive deaths threats for opposing #Virunga oil exploitation - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/13/wwf-death-threats-oil-virunga-congo awful: #Soco International must leave now

The ‘24’ effect: A third of Britons think #torture can be justified - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-24-effect-a-third-of-britons-think-torturecan-be-justified-9358595.html just sick (v @gchampeau @eurorights)

Dangerous Ruling: EU Says Google Must Help People Disappear Stuff They Don't Like From The Internet - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140513/06385627215/dangerous-ruling-eu-says-google-must-help-people-disappear-stuff-they-dont-like-internet.shtml what of #TTIP?

Commander Hadfield's Amazing Cover Of David Bowie's Space Oddity Disappears Today, Thanks To #Copyright - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140513/06584027216/commander-hadfields-amazing-cover-david-bowies-space-oddity-disappears-today-thanks-to-copyright.shtml sums it up

#NewZealand requires network operators to register with cops, give spies oversight of their network ops - http://boingboing.net/2014/05/13/new-zealand-requires-network-o.html awful

Turkey demands free trade agreement with EU & US - http://www.bilaterals.org/?turkey-demands-free-trade if can't join #TTIP, "may consider renouncing the EU custom union"

EU court ruling on #privacy could give boost to U.S. privacy advocates - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/05/13/european-court-ruling-on-privacy-could-give-boost-to-u-s-privacy-advocates/ but what effect on #TTIP? (v @GusHosein)

http://www.ttipcheck.eu/ - KandidatInnen und ihre Haltung zu #TTIP. useful - every country needs this info...

#TTIP threatening fruit and vegetable diversity - http://www.bilaterals.org/?free-trade-agreement-with-the-us-25128 Unitary Patent another threat, too... #seedpatents

Complete Prisoner scripts - & more! - http://boingboing.net/2014/05/13/complete-prisoner-scripts-an.html "I am not a number": well, your DNA is a number written in quaternary notation

No final deal on #TPP expected next week - http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/13/usa-trade-tpp-idUSL1N0NZ21M20140513 "more work was needed before a broad agreement could be reached"

Canada, dairy and the #TPP - http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/agribusiness/9985712/Canada-dairy-and-the-TPP "big message for New Zealand dairy industry is that the North Americans are coming."

#Monsanto Meets its Match in the Birthplace of Maize http://triplecrisis.com/monsanto-meets-its-match-in-the-birthplace-of-maize seems fitting #mexico

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