Saturday, 18 October 2014

141017


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141016 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/10/141016.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#TPP Leak Confirms Measures To Criminalize Corporate Whistleblowing - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141016/07534628847/tpp-leak-confirms-measures-to-criminalize-corporate-whistleblowing.shtml part of campaign to enshrine #tradesecrets

Acuerdo Trans-Pacífico: consolidación de un sistema abusivo de patentes. - http://wikileaks.jornada.com.mx/notas/acuerdo-trans-pacifico-consolidacion-de-un-sistema-abusivo-de-patentes #TPP #mx

UN Says Mass Surveillance Violates Human Rights - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141015/07353028836/un-says-mass-surveillance-violates-human-rights.shtml in case you were wondering... #nsa #gchq

WikiLeaks' free trade documents reveal 'drastic' Australian concessions - http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/oct/17/wikileaks-trans-pacific-partnership-drastic-australian-concessions you have to wonder why... #TPP

Italian consumers shouldn’t have to pay for software they don’t want – Letter to Regulators - https://fsfe.org/news/2014/news-20141017-02.en.html giusto

"He no longer thinks [fossil fuel divestment] is a sideshow; he thinks it is powerful" - http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/oct/17/anu-fossil-fuel-divestment-furore-proves-movement-is-no-sideshow?CMP=soc_568 why coal & oil are panicking

Free Software and Open Standards under the Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament - http://euwiki.org/Ensuring_utmost_transparency_--_Free_Software_and_Open_Standards_under_the_Rules_of_Procedure_of_the_European_Parliament call for public comments

The Open Science Peer Review Oath - https://zenodo.org/record/12273 well, that's a novel idea #openaccess #opendata

Kiwis may be hit by higher medicine costs - http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/10629198/Kiwis-may-be-hit-by-higher-medicine-costs a certainty if #TPP goes through... #NZ

Antitrust, DRM & Coffee: Is It Illegal For Keurig To Lock Down Its Brewers? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141016/16321228850/antitrust-drm-coffee-is-it-illegal-keurig-to-lock-down-its-brewers.shtml good question

New WikiLeaks of the #TPP Intellectual Property Chapter — Analysis of Copyright Provisions - http://policynotes.arl.org/post/100163582662/new-wikileaks-of-the-trans-pacific-partnership

#UK "fracking firms to be allowed pump "any substance" under our homes, & leave it there" - https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/page/s/stop-fracking-law staggering, if confirmed

UK to allow #fracking companies to use 'any substance' under homes - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/14/uk-to-allow-fracking-companies-to-use-any-substance-under-homes "makes mockery of world class regulation claims"

Blind student refused service in @Tesco for taking in guide dog - http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/oct/17/blind-student-banned-from-tesco-for-taking-in-guide-dog unacceptable, even in error

TTIP Update XL - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xl-3581394/ even if #ISDS is out of #TTIP, it's still in #CETA & the new #EUSFTA: they allow subsidiaries to sue

Chinese investment abroad surges 90pc - http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1617977/mainland-investment-abroad-surges-90pc this is why China will love #ISDS - it will use it more than anyone...

Cartier and friends score over ISPs and Open Rights Group - http://ipkitten.blogspot.de/2014/10/breaking-news-cartier-and-friends-score.html

Time for Real #Transparency in Trade Talks - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/simon-lester/time-for-real-transparenc_b_5997226.html interesting analysis from @snlester #TPP #TTIP (v @Cecile_Toubeau

green light for staff to use force against inmates - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/16/chris-grayling-force-super-child-jail-teenage-inmates private prisons are recipe for disaster (v @raycorrigan)

5 Year Old Who Drew A Gun In Crayon Forced To Sign No-Suicide Contract With School - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141013/06281728807/5-year-old-who-drew-gun-crayon-forced-to-sign-no-suicide-contract-with-school.shtml no comment necessary...

Activists use GPS to track illegal loggers in Brazil's Amazon rainforest - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/15/activists-use-gps-to-track-illegal-loggers-in-brazils-amazon-rainforest better than getting murdered (v @mathewi)

Judgment recognises ORG's intervention in landmark website blocking case - https://www.openrightsgroup.org/press/releases/judgment-recognises-open-rights-groups-intervention-in-landmark-website-blocking-case so ORG didn't lose Cartier case, in fact

The Troubled Economics, & the Curious Politics, of the Canada-Korea Trade Deal - http://www.progressive-economics.ca/2014/10/17/the-troubled-economics-and-the-curious-politics-of-the-canada-korea-trade-deal/ hugely-important political analysis

Canadian government threatens bird watchers 4 writing concerned letter about bee die-off - http://boingboing.net/2014/10/17/canadian-government-threatens.html "advocacy chill"=bullying

Secrecy-Shrouded #TPP Leaks Alarm Internet Freedom Advocates - http://www.forbes.com/sites/katherynthayer/2014/10/17/secrecy-shrouded-tpp-leaks-alarm-internet-freedom-advocates/ & so it should

A Trade Storm Is Brewing - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2014/10/a-trade-storm-is-brewing.html US pserspective on state of #TAFTA/#TTIP, #TPP, #TISA negotiations

New Zealand Police Raid Home Of Reporter Who Embarrassed Gov't Officials & Was Working On Snowden Documents - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141017/07084528856/new-zealand-police-raid-home-reporter-who-embarrassed-govt-officials-was-working-snowden-documents.shtml shabby


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