Tuesday, 6 January 2015

150105


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150104 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/01/150104_5.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

#TTIP's teflon coat wears thin - http://euobserver.com/review-2014/126640 let's rub it off completely in 2015 - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xlvi-3592332/ (v @jmcest)

Do opinions 1/09 and 2/13 spell the death of #ISDS in the #EU? - https://www.vrijschrift.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/172-Do-Opinions-109-and-213-Spell-the-Death-of-ISDS-in-the-EU.html intriguing & important question #TTIP #CETA

Province to take CETA arguments to EU reps - http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2015-01-02/article-3994366/Province-to-take-CETA-arguments-to-EU-reps/1 don't forget the #CETA threat is still there #ISDS

China's ZTE Launches New Logo And Slogan - http://www.chinatechnews.com/2015/01/05/21287-chinas-zte-launches-new-logo-and-slogan more changes to come?

John Hilary über #TTIP - http://rosalux-europa.info/aktuell/TTIP_JohnHilary_Video/ always a good speaker (v @andrea_licata)

Agriculture, food and the #TTIP: Possibilities and pitfalls - http://www.bilaterals.org/?agriculture-food-and-the-ttip - useful review, if over-optimistic about outcome

#Tencent Launches #China’s First Private Online Bank - http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/04/tencent-webank/?ncid=rss significant move

Growth Projections for #TTIP Are a Joke - http://www.cepr.net/index.php/blogs/beat-the-press/the-growth-projections-for-the-trans-atlantic-trade-and-investment-pact-are-a-joke "growth rate of < 0.05% annually, far too small to be measured accurately."

"#TTIP fast becoming the most #transparent trade negotiations in history - http://www.allianceforresponsiblecommerce.com/en/article/ttip-setting-precedents-transparency relatively maybe, in absolute terms, not

#TTIP: Public services... remain public - http://www.allianceforresponsiblecommerce.com/en/article/public-services-remain-public but once privatised, #ISDS makes it punitively expensive to re-nationalise

#TTIP: Strengthen protection for innovations - http://www.allianceforresponsiblecommerce.com/en/article/strengthen-protection-innovations "An ambitious IPR chapter in TTIP" = ACTA 2.0

#TTIP: Stewards for environmental protection via trade - http://www.allianceforresponsiblecommerce.com/en/article/stewards-environmental-protection-trade if TTIP follows approach of #CETA, will weaken protection

Help Create Some Neil deGrasse Tysonisms: Tautologically Meaningless Solutions To All The World's Problems - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150103/06490129586/help-create-some-neil-degrasse-tysonisms-tautologically-meaningless-solutions-to-all-worlds-problems.shtml ha!

2014 was UK's hottest year on record, says Met Office - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/05/2014-was-uks-hottest-year-on-record-says-met-office also fourth wettest #extremes #climatechange

Almost No Patented Discoveries Ever Get Used - http://www.wired.com/2015/01/fixing-broken-patent-system/ correct; so, abolish #patents (v @jeffjohnroberts @JamesBessen)

Moronic Swedish Collections Group Argues That A Car Stereo In A Rental Vehicle Is A Public Performance - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150101/10473729575/moronic-swedish-collections-group-argues-that-car-stereo-rental-vehicle-is-public-performance.shtml </facepalm>

MPAA Wants Regulators To Force ISPs To Block Sites 'At The Border' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150102/19563929582/mpaa-wants-regulators-to-force-isps-to-block-sites-border.shtml good analysis of bad move

Scarborough hospital declares major incident over ‘unprecedented’ demand - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/05/scarborough-hospital-major-insident-unprecedented-demand #NHS collapsing - just in time for #GE2015

Gogo Inflight Wifi Service Goes Man-In-The-Middle, Issues Fake Google SSL Certificates - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150105/09344429597/gogo-inflight-wifi-service-goes-man-in-the-middle-issues-fake-google-ssl-certificates.shtml what?

Oxford Real Farming Conference: power, lies, & agrarian resistance - http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2699361/oxford_real_farming_conference_power_lies_and_agrarian_resistance.html original, important analysis of food production


Lifting of US beef ban 'not a #TTIP trade off', EU says - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/agriculture-food/us-re-opens-market-imports-eu-beef-311027 hmm, I wonder..

CETA should have a GMO warning label on it in Europe - http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/brent-patterson/2015/01/ceta-should-have-gmo-warning-label-on-it-europe dangers lurking in #CETA

All Of These Works Should Be In The Public Domain, But Aren't - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150103/06291129584/all-these-works-should-be-public-domain-arent.shtml thanks to the wonder that is #copyright


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