Thursday, 8 January 2015

150107


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150106 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/01/150106.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

Put aside ideology when it comes to #TTIP - https://euobserver.com/opinion/127103 sorry, even 0.075% extra GDP/yr not worth sacrificing EU culture & norms

re that #Portugal modelling of #TTIP, totally naive to think even 0.075% extra GDP/yr will be fairly distributed 2 public: never has in past

How 'Gongkai' Innovation Could Allow China To Leapfrog The West - https://www.techdirt.com/blog/innovation/articles/20141230/09362929550/how-gongkai-innovation-could-allow-china-to-leapfrog-west.shtml much bigger boost than #TTIP /cc @MarietjeSchaake

.@EUombudsman:"Further steps to increase #TTIP transparency necessary" - http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/en/press/release.faces/en/58669/html.bookmark "US resistance" not in itself sufficient

#China encourages environmental groups to sue polluters - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/07/china-encourages-environmental-groups-to-sue-polluters potentially big

Xiaomi’s Ambition - http://stratechery.com/2015/xiaomis-ambition/ best analysis of @xiaomi that I've read (v @charlesarthur)#china

.@EU_Commission publishes #TTIP legal texts as part of transparency initiative - http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-2980_en.htm looks promising...

Canadian Anti-Piracy Company Caught Using Unattributed And Paywalled Articles To Fill Its Blog - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150106/16224729614/canadian-anti-piracy-company-caught-using-unattributed-paywalled-articles-to-fill-its-blog.shtml oh look...

Genmanipuliertes Essen nur per App erkennbar - http://www.fr-online.de/wirtschaft/genfood-genmanipuliertes-essen-nur-per-app-erkennbar,1472780,29492692.html is this kind of #TTIP trickery how @EU_Commission keeps its "word"?

Cameron rejects calls to apologise for #NHS A&E winter crisis - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jan/07/david-cameron-rejects-apologise-nhs-winter-crisis of course not, it's part of the privatisation script

The Secret Doctor: A&E is run on pure fear – how much more can we take? - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/07/secret-doctor-aande-pure-fear-hospitals-nhs illuminating tales from #NHS front line

S&D MEPs: "We also want #TTIP documents on services published" - http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=9e180a6b42ef1eae663a9e517&id=a81212a826&e=78e1c0c8ff good to see them calling for this #transparency

First Public Domain Festival from 16th to 31st January in Paris - http://festivaldomainepublic.org/ rather happier news from France #pd

Google Porn Takedowns Carpet Bomb #Github - http://torrentfreak.com/google-porn-takedowns-carpet-bomb-github-150107/ this is where #copyright insanity takes us...

In 1985, Top UK Law Official Knowingly Shared Pirated Document With Prime Minister's Office; Asked 4 'Discretion' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150106/08333529608/1985-top-uk-government-law-official-knowingly-shared-pirated-document-with-prime-ministers-office-asked-discretion.shtml


Energy Crash — 97% of #Fracking Now Operating at a Loss at Current Oil Prices - http://www.alternet.org/economy/97-fracking-now-operating-loss-current-oil-prices wait for the pop.... #carbonbubble

Judicial independence: Europe's IP judges raise #EPO concerns - http://ipkitten.blogspot.de/2015/01/judicial-independence-europes-ip-judges.html EPO in meltdown...

Labour seeks ban on #fracking near aquifers - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/07/labour-seeks-ban-on-fracking-near-aquifers ban it everywhere: makes no sense - environmentally, economically

UK accused of hypocrisy over plans to limit enforcement of EU climate goals - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/climate-environment/uk-accused-hypocrisy-over-plans-limit-enforcement-eu-climate-goals shameful behaviour

The patients who can’t leave hospital – as no one will make a profit - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/07/patients-hospital-elderly-bedblockers-care- this is the reality of #NHS privatisation

Infrastructure Bill "obliges governments to produce strategies for “maximising economic recovery of UK petroleum” - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot/2015/jan/07/why-leaving-fossil-fuels-in-ground-good-for-everyone

Antibiotic breakthrough could turn the tables in battle against superbugs - http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jan/07/antibiotic-drug-resistance-teixobactin let's hope - we certainly need this


Leaked: European Parliament long awaited legal study on data retention - https://www.accessnow.org/blog/2015/01/07/leaked-european-parliament-long-awaited-legal-study-on-data-retention better link for EU data retention story


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