Thursday, 24 July 2014

140724

Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140723 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.it/2014/07/140723.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

China’s hunger for timber is wrecking #Mozambique - http://qz.com/238520/chinas-hunger-for-timber-is-wrecking-mozambique/ hey, #china, could you stop destroying the earth, please?

trade deal could be health hazard: Australian Medical Association - https://ama.com.au/ausmed/looming-trade-deal-could-be-health-hazard-ama another important voice raised against #TPP #AU

Scrapped EU #surveillance laws throws doubt on US data agreements - http://euobserver.com/justice/125089 hugely important point #nsa #drd

EU swamped by 150,000 replies to #TTIP consultation - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-industry/commission-swamped-150000-replies-ttip-consultation-303681 shows public really cares -@EU_Commission must change course

 China conducts 3rd missile interception test - http://thebricspost.com/china-conducts-3rd-missile-interception-test/ clearly the latest military fad....

How Microsoft will make money from Common Core (despite what Gates said) - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/12/how-microsoft-will-make-money-from-common-core-despite-what-bill-gates-said/ excellent joining of dots (v @schestowitz)

NRA Floats Idea of Kids Needing to Show Gun Proficiency to Advance to the Next Grade - http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/nra-floats-idea-kids-needing-show-gun-proficiency-advance-next-grade utterly bonkers

 Press conference: European Citizens' Initiative STOP #TTIP - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZq0stqilzA hugely important initiative coming in September

Director Wants His Film on The Pirate Bay, Pirates Deliver… - http://torrentfreak.com/director-wants-film-pirate-bay-pirates-deliver-140724/ nice

#CETA, cet accord qui nous vient du froid - http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/daniele-favari/ceta-accord-froid_b_5613973.html "Le CETA, comme le TISA et le PTCI avancent "cachés"

Give forests to local people to preserve them - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25943-give-forests-to-local-people-to-preserve-them.html yes, this is so important

#TTIP: What’s in it for me? - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-ttip-whats-in-it-for-me wow, 2-page UK gov leaflet  not just misleading, but is utterly naff design to look at

In #Luxemburg formieren sich die TTIP-Gegner - http://www.tageblatt.lu/nachrichten/story/In-Luxemburg-formieren-sich-die-TTIP-Gegner-25015579 and elsewhere.... (v @Liese_Mueller)#ECI

Put a price on nature? We must stop this neoliberal road to ruin - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot/2014/jul/24/price-nature-neoliberal-capital-road-ruin brilliant lecture, wonderful take-downs

big #TTIP leak: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Issues – Draft SPS chapter - http://www.iatp.org/files/2014.07_TTIP_SPS_Chapter_0.pdf crucially important area, big win to have it

brilliant analysis of #TTIP chapter on food safety, animal and plant health http://www.iatp.org/documents/analysis-of-the-draft-transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-ttip-chapter-on-food- how EU food safety will be compromised

Die Gongos von Brüssel - http://www.monde-diplomatique.de/pm/2014/07/11/a0054.text "Schattenspiele sogenannter Nichtregierungsorganisationen" (v @Liese_Mueller)#TTIP

Draft decision of the European Ombudsman on internal rules concerning #whistleblowing - http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/en/cases/correspondence.faces/en/54612/html.bookmark v welcome (v @ronpatz)

Digital Economy Act "backstop should rights holders wish 2 encourage UK to further implement it" - http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2014/july/digital-economy-act-copyright-regime-shelved-by-uk-government/ (v @lilianedwards)

The EU publishes #TiSA position papers - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1133 that's good; more please (v @Liese_Mueller)

Numérisons les intérêts des parlementaires - http://www.regardscitoyens.org/interets-des-elus/ "plateforme collaborative" #fr

Landmark case might affect US-European trade - http://www.irishtimes.com/business/sectors/technology/landmark-safe-harbour-case-might-affect-us-european-trade-1.1875599 "would mean ECJ might have to overturn Safe Harbour" (v @schestowitz)

joint letter calling on USTR Froman to oppose an energy chapter or any provisions in #TTIP [pdf] - http://action.sierraclub.org/site/DocServer/TTIP_Energy_Letter_Final__1_.pdf?docID=16121 #TAFTA #fracking

*Bhlog - http://blog.as.uky.edu/thebhlog/ "accessible but informed forum for all matters Indo-European" #cool #linguistics

surprising consequence of using #glyphosate: no fodder for the animals of the poorest - http://www.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/the-ekta-club-comes-of-age-114062701093.html weeds used to be harvested

Anti-Surveillance Camouflage for Your Face - http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/07/makeup/374929/ is this the face of the future? (v @BoingBoing)

What Kind Of 'Extra Scrutiny' The Government Gives To Folks On The Terrorist Watchlist - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140723/14321427980/revealed-what-kind-extra-scrutiny-government-gives-to-folks-terrorist-watchlist.shtml staggeringly intrusive

"we are very much afraid of a yolk tsunami from the US" - http://www.just-food.com/analysis/sticky-issues-remain-in-eu-us-free-trade-talks_id127354.aspx as you would be... #TTIP #TAFTA

"US processors face lower costs due to America's weaker animal welfare legislation." - http://www.just-food.com/analysis/sticky-issues-remain-in-eu-us-free-trade-talks_id127354.aspx key issue for #TAFTA #TTIP

#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2013/11/ttip-updates-the-glyn-moody-blogs/index.htm now includes Update XXXIII about ISDS resistance & submissions - 150K of them





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