Wednesday, 19 November 2014

141118


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141117 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/11/141117.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

China opens up $4.2tn stock market to world via Hong Kong - http://rt.com/business/206235-china-hong-kong-stock/ more straws in the wind...

Congress will force Obama into #TPP compromise - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=11360019 interesting analysis

To Avoid Government Surveillance, South Koreans Abandon Local Software And Flock To German Chat App - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141112/13281229123/to-avoid-government-surveillance-south-koreans-abandon-local-software-flock-to-german-chat-app.shtml

EU  study on the impact of TTIP on ENVI relevant legislative area - http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2014/536293/IPOL_STU%282014%29536293_EN.pdf very useful comparison of EU/US practice


Call for Participation: Open Commons Kongress 2015 - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/call-for-participation-open-commons-kongress-2015/ Linz

Don't let Big Meat eat our bumper crop - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201411/dont-let-big-meat-eat-our-bumper-crop-0 don't let factory farming drive #TPP #TTIP

Giganews Not Liable for Pirating Usenet Customers, Court Rules - http://torrentfreak.com/giganews-not-liable-for-pirating-customers-court-rules-141117/ important ruling #copyright


EU Boosts #OpenData; Open Contracting Data Standard Out - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/open-data-3586388/ how to save trillions using #openstandards #corruption

Conference: #TTIP & Consumers. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - http://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/de/events/sd-conference-ttip-and-consumers-good-bad-ugly-ttip-und-die-verbraucher-das-gute-das today; streamed. send questions to @TheProgressives

Food prices will rise under China trade deal, Barnaby Joyce admits -  http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/food-prices-will-rise-under-china-trade-deal-barnaby-joyce-admits-20141118-11p3o7.html so that's what FTAs are for: increasing costs

CAP calls on Malaysian Prime Minister to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (#TPP) - http://www.consumer.org.my/index.php/development/socio-economic/747-cap-calls-on-prime-minister-to-withdraw-from-trans-pacific-partnership-agreement-tppa #my

Stunning time-lapse visualises flight paths over the UK - http://mashable.com/2014/11/18/uk-flight-path-time-lapse/ always fun to watch


Harry Reid Wants To Attach Part Of #SOPA To Surveillance Reform Bill - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141118/03244829175/harry-reid-considering-attaching-part-sopa-to-surveillance-reform-bill.shtml yikes, let's not do that


Michelle Müntefering zu #TTIP: "Bei Lebensmitteln und Kosmetika wird es schwierig" - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/michelle-muentefering-spd-im-interview-ueber-ttip-a-1003529.html sensible points

"resurgence of challenge prizes offers huge potential to help address some of most intractable problems we face" - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26576-why-you-dont-need-a-nobel-prize-to-save-the-world.html

Licence fine forces town to drop move to alternative office tools - https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/osor/news/licence-fine-forces-town-drop-move-alternative-office-tools why lock-in is wrong at many levels

Trade deals criminalise farmers' #seeds - http://www.grain.org/article/entries/5070-trade-deals-criminalise-farmers-seeds great summary of threats - & the fightback #TPP

S&D Conference: #TTIP and Consumers. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - http://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/de/channel/sd-conference-ttip-and-consumers-good-bad-ugly livestream now running

Cost-benefit analysis of #TPP will be revealed, Dewan told - http://themalaysianreserve.com/main/news/corporate-malaysia/7602-cost-benefit-analysis-of-tpp-will-be-revealed-dewan-told should be interesting

Female Indonesian police recruits forced to undergo ‘virginity tests’ - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/18/female-indonesian-police-recruits-forced-virginity-test appalling, insulting & primitive #indonesia

New, Free Certificate Authority to Dramatically Increase Encrypted Internet Traffic - https://www.eff.org/press/releases/new-free-certificate-authority-dramatically-increase-encrypted-internet-traffic great: could have huge impact

Rotherham abuse scandal: IPCC to investigate conduct of 10 police officers - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/nov/18/rotherham-abuse-scandal-police-watchdog-investigate-conduct-10-officers too right



US Defense Official Says Intelligence Agencies Need To 'Grow Up' & Stop Blaming Snowden For ISIS-Tracking Problems - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141116/14231229167/us-defense-official-says-intelligence-agencies-need-to-grow-up-stop-blaming-snowden-their-isis-tracking-problems.shtml

Keystone company's PR blitz to safeguard its backup plan - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/18/revealed-keystone-companys-pr-blitz-to-safeguard-its-backup-plan disgusting; I'm now boycotting @EdelmanPR

Netanyahu orders 'terrorists' homes destroyed - http://www.theguardian.com/world/middle-east-live/live/2014/nov/18/jerusalem-synagogue-attack-live-updates collective punishment - that'll work... #israel

Reglue: Deleting The Digital Divide One Computer at a Time - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/deleting-the-digital-divide-one-computer-at-a-time worthy project from the amazing Ken Starks: pl. support

Elephants are being wiped out, but not enough people seem to care - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/18/elephants-wiped-out-interpol-most-wanted-eco-criminals-list we must not be the generation that loses them

Internet Society Says 'Oh, Hell No' To ICANN's Plan For A 'UN Security Council For The Internet' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141117/17550129174/internet-society-says-oh-hell-no-to-icanns-plan-un-security-council-internet.shtml quite

EFF, Others Launch New Free Security Certificate Authority To 'Dramatically Increase Encrypted Internet Traffic' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141118/12135229182/eff-others-launch-new-free-security-certificate-authority-to-dramatically-increase-encrypted-internet-traffic.shtml

Why Hollywood Director Lexi Alexander Sides With “Pirates” - http://torrentfreak.com/why-hollywood-director-lexi-alexander-sides-with-pirates-141118/ we need more voices like this #copyright

‘TTIP would destroy small businesses’  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2D0qSfm898 good summary from @nickdearden75 of #TTIP's deep, irremediable problems

Good News: WhatsApp Gets Serious About End To End Encryption - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141118/12280429183/good-news-whatsapp-gets-serious-about-end-to-end-encryption.shtml others, please follow suit...

Campylobacter contamination found in over half of UK’s fresh chicken - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/18/chicken-uk-campylobacter-contaminated-fresh-supermarkets-fsa-freeze voluntary schemes don't work; legislate now


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