Saturday, 4 October 2014

141003


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141002 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/10/141002.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

'#Microsoftgate' scandal rocks #Romania - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/justice-home-affairs/microsoftgate-scandal-rocks-romania-308908 "Ministers are suspected of having taken bribes"

$600 Billion 'Fat Finger' Causes Deals Worth More Than Sweden's Economy To Be Cancelled - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141002/07001228700/600-billion-fat-finger-causes-deals-worth-more-than-swedens-economy-to-be-cancelled.shtml whoops


Corporations get lots, Canadians get little in #CETA trade deal - http://www.bilaterals.org/?corporations-get-lots-canadians http://www.bilaterals.org/?corporations-get-lots-canadians just like #NAFTA et al.

#Gaza reconstruction plan ‘risks putting UN in charge of Israeli blockade’ - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/03/gaza-reconstruction-plan-un-israel-blockade adding insult to injury

Kampf um Arzneimittelsicherheit: Kommissarin Bienkowska bleibt hart - http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/medizin/eu-kommission-kommissarin-bienkowska-pocht-auf-arzneimittelressort-a-995148.html shows again: profits before people

Head Of ALEC: ‘I Don’t Know The Science’ Of Climate Change - http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/02/3574986/alec-nelson-climate-change/ so shut up talking about it, then...

Time for a real debate on #CETA - http://justinvestment.org/2014/09/time-for-a-real-debate-on-ceta/ of which so far there has been precisely zero #transparency #democracy

UK proposes changes to re-use of public information: ODI fears a backwards step - http://theodi.org/blog/our-draft-submission-to-the-uk-consultation-on-reuse-of-public-sector-information #opendata

Apple's Responds To Tech Mag Showing The Amazing Bending Phone By Freezing Them Out Of Bendy #Apple Products - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141002/06053728698/apples-responds-to-tech-mag-showing-amazing-bending-phone-freezing-them-out-bendy-apple-products.shtml

How Common Are Potential Habitable Worlds In Our Galaxy? - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=31658 "20% Sun-like stars w/ Earth-size planets" in habit zone

How #TTIP will affect consumers in EU’s neighbouring countries - http://www.beuc.eu/blog/how-ttip-will-affect-consumers-in-the-eus-neighbouring-countries/ why #Norway, #Iceland & #Liechtenstein must wake up

Our Misplaced Faith in Free Trade - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/04/opinion/sunday/our-misplaced-faith-in-free-trade.html?src=twr&_r=1 "Free trade creates winners & losers — & US workers have been among the losers."

Froman again urges Tokyo to make concessions for #TPP deal - http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/03/business/froman-again-urges-tokyo-to-make-concessions-for-tpp-deal/ er, how about the US making concessions instead?

Almost No One Wants To Host The Olympics, Because It's A Costly, Corrupt Mess - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141002/15535528705/no-one-wants-to-host-olympics-because-its-costly-corrupt-mess.shtml wonderful; pl. let it die...

#CETA – a #TTIP prequel - http://unitelive.org/ceta-ttip-prequel/ great to see more people joining the dots; CETA must go too (v @henryadamsUK @CETAWatch)

Showdown: The Trans-Pacific Partnership vs. Japan's Farm Lobby - http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/showdown-the-trans-pacific-partnership-vs-japans-farm-lobby-11394 stand back, this could get messy #TPP

Trans-Pacific Partnership could raise stakes for #Vietnam's sick - http://www.thanhniennews.com/health/transpacific-partnership-could-raise-stakes-for-vietnams-sick-31953.html guaranteed; & people will die as a result #TPP

"Dem BND fiel auf, dass die NSA auch nach "EADS", "Eurocopter" oder nach französischen Behörden gesucht hatte" - http://www.tagesschau.de/inland/bnd-nsa-datenweitergabe-101.html

[video] #TTIP seventh round of negociations 29/09-03/10/2014 closing session - http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093277 usual vacuous evasions #TabledDoxNow

Osborne claims businesses must defend free market from unions and charities - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/03/george-osborne-businesses-case-free-market bit hard, given your divisive policies

to borrow a phrase from a certain politician, Osborne is "the unpleasant and unacceptable face of capitalism"...

Trade deals worsen immigration pressures - http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-trade-immigration-20141005,0,5331529.story #NAFTA was a disaster; #TPP will be the same


Former Guantánamo inmate says it is inevitable he will bring proceedings against #MI5 after terror case collapses - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/03/moazzam-begg-malicious-vindictive-detainment

Osborne claims businesses must defend free market from charities - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/03/george-osborne-businesses-case-free-market notice how he is trying to demonise charities?

At a Minimum, #TTIP Should Ditch Investor-State Provisions - http://www.cato.org/blog/minimum-transatlantic-trade-negotiations-should-ditch-investor-state-provisions says @CatoTrade (v @snlester)



#TISA, Yet Another Secret “Trade” Threat - http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/item/19239-tisa-yet-another-secret-trade-threat good to see people waking up to this (v @PCGTW)

Netzsperren: ab heute in Österreich, bald in ganz Europa - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/netzsperren-ab-heute-in-oesterreich-bald-in-ganz-europa/ not good

New settlements plan threatens ties with Israel, EU says - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/global-europe/new-settlements-plan-threatens-ties-israel-eu-says-308917 all mouth & no trousers...

Companies with links to Tories ‘have won £1.5bn worth of #NHS contracts’ - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/03/healthcare-companies-links-tories-nhs-contracts probably just a coincidence...


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