Thursday, 20 November 2014

141119


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141118 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/11/141118.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

#Ukip’s Mark Reckless: immigrants may be asked to go if Britain quits EU - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/19/ukip-mark-reckless-immigrants-rochester-and-strood what a bunch of mean-spirited bigots

#Israeli police spray putrid water on Palestinian homes, schools - http://972mag.com/watch-police-spray-putrid-water-on-palestinian-homes-schools/98840/ imagine this other way round: still acceptable?

China Takes The Great Firewall Up A Notch By Blocking An Entire Content Delivery Network - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141118/07265229179/china-takes-great-firewall-up-notch-blocking-entire-content-delivery-network.shtml bad timing...

#CETA: Trading away democracy - http://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2014/11/ceta-trading-away-democracy hugely important report on #ISDS dangers: pl. spread widely (v @Bwassertisch)#TTIP

Hotel guests ‘fined’ for leaving bad review on TripAdvisor - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/11239413/Hotel-guests-fined-for-leaving-bad-online-review.html Broadway Hotel, please meet the #StreisandEffect

Jolla Is Crowdfunding An iPad Alternative Focused On Multitasking - http://techcrunch.com/2014/11/19/jolla-tablet/ #linux-based

Leaked documents on #TTIP - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEgGK0j7WMg&list=PL7E48D55222A55667&index=1 short video on what's being withheld from us

EU to water down net neutrality rules - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/eu-water-down-net-neutrality-rules-310133 not "watered down", destroyed... this is not #netneutrality

German government upholds #fracking ban - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/energy/german-government-upholds-fracking-ban-310127 unlike greedy idiots in UK government

Ukip overrules Reckless claim that EU migrants could be asked to leave - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/19/ukip-mark-reckless-immigrants-rochester-and-strood uh-huh

Man allegedly #tortured by US and UK troops wins right to sue for damages - http://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/nov/19/man-allegedly-tortured-us-ulk-troops-wins-right-sue-damages well done, UK judge

London's garden bridge: the public park where groups and cyclists aren't welcome - http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2014/nov/19/londons-garden-bridge-the-public-park-where-groups-and-cyclists-arent-welcome what a disappointment; just bin it

The good news about the 'death' of #NSA reform: surveillance supporters may have dug their own grave - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/19/nsa-reform-surveillance-usa-freedom-act-section-215 interesting pt

#TTIP Update XLIII - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xliii-3586641/ the problem of data flows & privacy, + why #CETA's #ISDS is worse than NAFTA's #TAFTA

New report exposes myth that green regulations inflict major harm on business competitiveness and economic growth - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/news/new-report-exposes-myth-that-green-regulations-inflict-major-harm-on-business-competitiveness-and-economic-growth/

TTIP: Seid's ihr wo angrennt??? - http://www.fischundfleisch.at/blogs/jetzt-ich/ttip-seid-s-ihr-wo-angrennt.html why is @EU_Commission for #ISDS, but defends Romania from it too? (v @michelreimon)

Georgia Man Shoots Latino 22-Year-Old Dead For Pulling Into Wrong Driveway, Gets $500 Fine and Probation - http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/georgia-man-shoots-latino-22-year-old-dead-pulling-wrong-driveway-gets-500-fine #guns

#ISDS: "Some are very low quality. That is not the type the US have" - http://zeenews.india.com/business/news/international/eus-malmstroem-attempts-to-revive-us-trade-talks_112188.html ridiculous "quality" idea: all are dangerous



New research study: #TTIP will have adverse effects on GDP, exports and jobs - http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/Pubs/news/InformationAdverseEffectsTTIP_Nov2014.pdf translation of Danish article #dk

Consumers’ Association of Penang calls on govt to withdraw from #TPP negotiation - http://www.therakyatpost.com/letters-from-the-rakyat/2014/11/19/cap-calls-govt-withdraw-tppa-negotiation/#ixzz3JXIhqGlv #my


EU court rules UK must clean up air pollution - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/climate-environment/eu-court-rules-uk-must-clean-air-pollution-310163 great news; so act on it, Boris... #london

EU to "publish texts setting out the EU's specific negotiating proposals on #TTIP." - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1201 but what does that mean?

Blackpool hotel 'to refund £100 fine for bad TripAdvisor review' - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/11240681/Blackpool-hotel-to-refund-100-fine-for-bad-TripAdvisor-review.html be crazy not to... (v @kevinisageek)

Citizens & human rights in jeopardy with #TTIP - http://www.guengl.eu/news/article/gue-ngl-news/citizens-and-human-rights-in-jeopardy-with-ttip "affirmation of primacy of investors over popular sovereignty"

Beefed up iPhone #crypto will lead to a child dying, DOJ warned Apple execs - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/11/beefed-up-iphone-crypto-will-lead-to-a-child-dying-doj-warned-apple-execs/ pathetic attempt at emotional blackmail

#ISDS: Corporations versus public health – Achmea v. the Slovak Republic - http://www.psiru.org/reports/2010-02-H-tradelaw.doc just came across this in-depth

Private firms on course to net £9bn of #NHS contracts - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/nov/19/private-firms-nhs-contracts-circle-healthcare-bupa-virgin-care-care-uk shows tory lies on privatisation; TTIP will make irreversible

New House Intelligence Boss Doesn't See The Need For Any Surveillance Reform - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141119/07170029191/new-house-intelligence-boss-doesnt-see-need-any-surveillance-reform.shtml great


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