Wednesday, 14 January 2015

150113


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150112 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.be/2015/01/150112.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

Regulating Synthetic Biology: Does Freedom Of Speech Apply 2 DNA Letters? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150110/01561929660/regulating-synthetic-biology-does-freedom-speech-apply-to-dna-letters.shtml when hacking DNA code, does anything go?

Could Cameron Be So Stupid as to Undermine #Encryption? - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/encryption-3593688/ destroying liberty, online safety, & UK tech startup scene

Say “no” to hormone disrupting chemicals - https://www.no2hormonedisruptingchemicals.org/en #EU

Cameron’s plan to ban end-to-end #encryption is catastrophic for Internet freedom - http://thenextweb.com/opinion/2015/01/13/david-camerons-plan-ban-end-end-encryption-catastrophic-internet-freedom/ #china will love it

LIVE EP Press conference - "Trade in Services Agreement (#TISA)- what's at stake for Europe?" - http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/ebs/live.cfm?page=1 14:00 local time

@EU_Commission will release today its analysis on the online consultation on #ISDS in #TTIP - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/january/tradoc_153044.pdf sharpen your pencils...


@EU_Commission has released its analysis on the online consultation on #ISDS in #TTIP - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/january/tradoc_153044.pdf sharpen your pencils...

Report presented today: Consultation on investment protection in #TTIP - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1234 " huge scepticism against #ISDS

Question and Answers on the results of the public consultation on #ISDS in #TTIP - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1233

EU condemned for ‘corporate courts’ in EU-US deal - http://www.waronwant.org/news/press-releases/18263-eu-condemned-for-supporting-corporate-courts- #ISDS "identified as a direct threat to democracy" #TTIP

David Cameron in 'cloud cuckoo land' over encrypted messaging apps ban - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jan/13/david-cameron-encrypted-messaging-apps-ban that's putting it kindly

The mystery of the missing hen harriers - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/13/-sp-mystery-of-the-missing-hen-harriers these gamekeepers are vicious, ignorant scum: time to ban grouse shooting

"commission now has to withdraw the #ISDS chapters of the draft agreements with Singapore and Canada" - https://www.vrijschrift.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/174-And-now,-ISDS.html #TTIP #CETA

Hollywood Privately Acknowledges Six Strikes Program Isn't Doing Much, Guaranteeing It Will Get Much Worse - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150112/06225429674/hollywood-privately-acknowledges-six-strikes-program-isnt-doing-much-guaranteeing-it-will-get-much-worse.shtml

EU Commission deaf to opposition to investor privileges - http://www.foeeurope.org/eu-commission-deaf-opposition-investor-privileges-130115 " total disregard for the voices of people" #ISDS #TTIP

Heed citizens’ calls to drop investor protection from #TTIP, say Commission advisors - http://www.transportenvironment.org/press/heed-citizens%E2%80%99-calls-drop-investor-protection-ttip-say-commission-advisors but they won't... #ISDS

.@MalmstromEU talks about need to consider existing #ISDS chapters: but these are irrelevant: don't try to use #TTIP to solve old problems

.@MalmstromEU "#ISDS is a very toxic subject" - well, glad she got that aspect...

think Greens should be included in #GE2015 debates? fill in this - https://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/consultations/major-parties-15/howtorespond/form

"ISDS cannot make a country change its policy" - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/trading-and-being-treated-fairly-why-european-industry-needs-investment just not true: #NAFTA's ISDS made Canada drop laws & repeal them

here's how #ISDS forced Canada to drop an environmental & health law on petrol additives - http://www.cela.ca/article/international-trade-agreements-commentary/how-canada-became-shill-ethyl-corp & pay a fine, & grovel

"Europe needs investment now, more than ever" - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/trading-and-being-treated-fairly-why-european-industry-needs-investment already has huge amounts - €1.5 trillion from US; #ISDS unnecessary

Did David Cameron Just Say He Wants To Undermine All #Encryption In The UK? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150113/06403129681/did-david-cameron-just-say-he-wants-to-undermine-all-encryption-uk.shtml worrying, but more details needed

#TTIP – A good deal? - http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org/images/docs/research/globalization_trade/Taylor_Policy_Note_1.9.15_FINAL.pdf "significant gains to specific firms, on back of public interest"; "extraordinarily bad deal"

#TTIP growth: "<0.05% additional growth per year." - http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org/images/docs/research/globalization_trade/Taylor_Policy_Note_1.9.15_FINAL.pdf "positive GDP effects on the order of a rounding error"

Europeans don’t want #ISDS in trade agreements - https://stop-ttip.org/europeans-dont-want-investor-state-dispute-settlement-trade-agreements/ massive consultation take-up makes that v clear #TTIP #CETA

Zhou Youguang, 109 and going strong - http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=17097 sounds an amazing bloke

See marvelously detailed images of the body taken by new CT scanner - http://www.cnet.com/news/see-marvelous-high-res-images-captured-by-ges-new-ct-scanner/ wow; want


Unions intensifying attacks on new emerging free-trade pact - http://www.news-sentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20150113/BUSINESS/150119895 that's #TPP in case you were wondering

Poll reveals scale of Tories’ #NHS problem - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jan/13/conservatives-lost-voters-trust-nhs-poll "50% say Labour has best approach to health service" #GE2015

Commission consultation on #ISDS in #TTIP makes a mockery of democracy - http://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2015/01/commission-consultation-investor-rights-ttip-makes-mockery-democracy "aimed at selling its pro-industry agenda"

Cameron highlights military role in UK readiness for Paris-style attack - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/12/cameron-intelligence-uk-response-terror-paris-shootings so, Martial Law next? #TippingHisHand


No comments:

Post a comment