Wednesday, 17 September 2014

140916


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140915 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/09/140915.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Japan leads opposition to establishing marine sanctuary for whales - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/japan-opposes-marine-sanctuary-whales-international-whaling-commission sheer selfishness; history will judge it harshly

European Commission Denies EU Public Right To Express Views On TAFTA/#TTIP And CETA - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140912/09313628503/european-commission-denies-eu-public-right-to-express-views-taftattip-ceta.shtml staggering contempt for public

cheetah robot can run and jump, untethered, across grass - http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/mit-cheetah-robot-runs-jumps-0915 if this doesn't terrify you, you're not paying attention

Government ‘ignoring’ plea not to sign EU-Colombia trade deal - http://www.bilaterals.org/?government-ignoring-plea-not-to pure neocolonialism

#Alibaba's Massive IPO Just Got Even Bigger - http://mashable.com/2014/09/15/alibaba-ipo-filing/ Western companies take note... #china

Mailpile enters beta—It’s like Gmail, but you run it on your own computer - http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/09/mailpile-enters-beta-its-like-gmail-but-you-run-it-on-your-own-computer/ looks really exciting #crypto #PGP

New position opening: #TTIP campaigner with Corporate Europe Observatory - http://corporateeurope.org/new-position-opening-ttip-campaigner-corporate-europe-observatory help shape the future of EU

Technology Isn't Designed to Fit Women - http://motherboard.vice.com/read/technology-isnt-designed-to-fit-women astonishing (v @Reynolds)

TTIPing us out of the frying pan, into the fire - https://www.foe.co.uk/blog/ttiping-us-out-frying-pan-fire implications for tackling #climatechange must be considered too

New Zealand PM Releases Documents... That Don't Actually Discuss GCSB Mass Surveillance - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140915/16145628524/new-zealand-pm-releases-documents-that-dont-actually-discuss-gcsb-mass-surveillance.shtml oh, surprise #NZ

Texas proposes rewriting school text books to deny manmade climate change - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/texas-proposes-rewriting-school-text-books-to-deny-manmade-climate-change dangerous fools

#ISDS: The devil in the trade deal - full transcript has some amazing quotes (eg Philip Morris) - http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/isds-the-devil-in-the-trade-deal/5734490#transcript well-worth reading

Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging - http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/25894-philip-morris-sues-uruguay-over-graphic-cigarette-packaging such scum. this is how #ISDS can kill #TTIP #TPP

Intellectual Property Maximalist Lobbying Group Proposes A New Trademark SOPA (Plus Girl Scout Badges...) - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140915/16473628525/intellectual-property-maximalist-lobbying-group-proposes-new-trademark-sopa-plus-girl-scout-badges.shtml

PSI Special Report: The Really Good Friends of Transnational Corporations Agreement - http://www.world-psi.org/en/psi-special-report-really-good-friends-transnational-corporations-agreement useful report on #TISA

Public services unions open new trade agreements to public debate - http://www.world-psi.org/en/public-services-unions-open-new-trade-agreements-public-debate since @EU_Commission refuses to do so... #TTIP

Conan Doyle Estate Asks Supreme Court To Put Sherlock Holmes Back Under #Copyright - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140916/10522528536/conan-doyle-estate-asks-supreme-court-to-put-sherlock-holmes-back-under-copyright.shtml enough is never enough...

Schools Acquire Grenade Launchers, MRAPs and Other Military Equipment -- What Could Possibly Go Wrong? - http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/schools-acquire-grenade-launchers-mraps-and-other-military-equipment-what-could

"#CETA agreement directly addresses all the [#ISDS] concerns that have emerged so far" - http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-14-603_en.htm?locale=en dream on, Karel, dream on


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