Thursday, 19 June 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140617 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

The Australian's 'exclusive' story on plain packaging is just plain wrong - well, there's a surprise

Last Chance to Help Tony the Tiger! - how can this selfish animal cruelty still be allowed in US? #epetition

Battle Against TPPA Is Battle For National Sovereignty - "let the world know that Aotearoa is not for sale!" #NZ

US embassy in Berlin sparks #TTIP Twitter tangle - "a fear that they have lost the public debate in the last months"

US wants ‘science’ to settle GMO debate in #TTIP - actually wants industry-funded research to decide, not science

re "science" deciding for #TTIP, key issue is that industry refuses to release its "confidential" data - so it's not science, just marketing

if US industry wants EU to take its "science" seriously, it must publish all its results as #opendata for others to check... #TTIP #TAFTA

Advocate General Says EU Libraries May Digitize Books In Their Collection Without Permission - baby steps #copyright

CDU-Innenminister erklärt: Computer sind gefährlich und Grundrechte gelten nicht online -

Poll: Over 85% of east Europeans back robust 2030 climate goals - greenpeace commissioned, but interesting

French concerns over geographical indications will hamper #TTIP talks - will @EU_Commission give in on #Gis?

UK: #TTIP day of action call out - people start to take to the streets

London police's secret "domestic extremist" list includes people who sketch protests - The Met is out of control

£10 charge to visit a GP would be just the start of a slippery slope for the NHS - spot on: don't even think about it

"The next step is to reform RIPA, and to protect the privacy rights of people." - yup #GCHQ #surveillance

Kerala and Leipzig Move to Free Software on the Desktop - death of #Windows XP continues to drive #opensource uptake

important #TTIP leak of draft EU offer on "trade in services" now reformatted by @bibothends for easier reading -

Throw Out the #Deregulation Bill 2013-14 - this is the UK's very own mini-#TTIP - we need to spread the word

Back To Normal:@NintendoAmerica's YouTube Plan Sounds Like A Big Bucket Of Terrible - certainly does

EU, US face food labelling spat in #TTIP talks - "geographical indications still proving to be a sticking point."

AG Cruz Villalón says that private copying levies may be imposed on memory cards for mobile phones - absurd

Why are patents and locked-up science seen as the way forward for growth and innovation? - good question

Bill C-18 – CETA combination would entrench corporate control of food system, says NFU - another reason to stop #CETA

Economic benefits of tighter controls 4 endocrine disruptors outweigh hypothetical trade effects - "31 billion Euros"

EU Ready to Save #TTIP from Agriculture - nicely snarky article shows how far apart US & EU are in this area

Amazon Fire Phone shops for Prime customers with 4.7-inch screen, rubber body, Firefly shopping app - shopping device

 The #NSA in Germany: Snowden's Documents Available for Download - wow, well done @DerSPIEGEL

Most Americans Support Obama's Climate Plan, Even If Their Bills Increase - have we finally turned the corner here?

No to 'Boehner' Trade, No to the Trans-Pacific Partnership - I think the Democrats mean it (v @Bwassertisch)#TPP

Bündnis Unfairhandelbar startet bald Europäische Bürgerinitiative gegen #TTIP und #CETA - great; maybe add #TISA?

UK Government's defence of surveillance unconvincing, says ex-watchdog - good to hear; now let's act on it #RIPA

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