Thursday, 15 January 2015

150114


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150113 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2015/01/150113.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

Public opposition to controversial #ISDS cannot be ignored - http://www.greens-efa.eu/eu-us-ttip-negotiations-13379.html "a total lack of respect for the public & civil society"

The #TTIP trade deal will throw equality before the law on the corporate bonfire - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/13/ttip-trade-deal-transatlantic-trade-investment-treaty well put #ISDS

map of 75,000 cos. that could sue governments using #ISDS in #TTIP - http://www.ttip2014.eu/map.html why 1400 existing ISDS chapters irrelevant

Bürgerbefragung zu #TTIP: 97 Prozent dagegen - http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/buergerbefragung-zu-ttip-prozent-dagegen-1.2302201 & that's a fact that can't be denied (v @MiKellner @JanAlbrecht)#ISDS

Please Write to Your MP to Ask for Parliamentary Scrutiny of #TTIP - http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.nl/2015/01/please-write-to-your-mp-to-ask-for.html there's a UK vote tomorrow - let's use it

Schiedsgerichte rücken in weite Ferne - http://www.taz.de/!152784/ "Eine Anhörung dazu hatte vernichtende Ergebnisse" (v @olivierhoedeman)#ISDS

The EU's giant and secretive deregulation blitz - https://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/linda-kaucher/eu%27s-giant-and-secretive-deregulation-blitz excellent review of UK's #Deregulation Bill & EU's REFIT + #TTIP

#TTIP Update XLVIII - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xlviii-3593961/ The people have spoken: #ISDS must go - no ifs, buts or maybes. Here are the reasons why

Theresa May's opportunistic call for more surveillance powers - https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/terrorist-attacks-in-paris all the usual stuff: "people will die otherwise..."

"Every day without [Snooper's Charter], capabilities of the people who keep us safe diminishes" - no: every day, more data = more abilities

President Obama's Plan For 'Securing Cyberspace' Has A Lot Of Problems - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150113/17251629685/president-obamas-plan-securing-cyberspace-looks-awful-lot-like-law-enforcements-wish-list.shtml "massive missed opportunity"

Global #Divestment Day on February 13 and 14 - http://gofossilfree.org/uk/global-divestment-day/ appropriate day for showing some love to our poor old ecosystem...

Cameron's "comments had been over-interpreted & did not mean that they would ban #encryption" - http://www.cityam.com/207124/snapchat-whatsapp-imessage-and-encrypted-messaging-isnt-facing-ban-uk-after-cameron-comment but still not clear

German Environment Ministry seeks unconditional GMO ban - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/agriculture-food/german-environment-ministry-seeks-unconditional-gmo-ban-311238 but how would that square with #TTIP?

I am Michael Eisen, co-founded the Public Library of Science, publisher of #openaccess journals, eg PLOS ONE. AMA! - https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/2sekp6/science_ama_series_i_am_michael_eisen_professor/?sort=confidence

Judge Not Too Concerned 68-Year-Old Woman's House Was Raided Because Someone Used Her Open WiFi To Post A Threat - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150110/12000329664/lawsuit-over-swat-raid-based-false-portrayal-open-wifi-access-point-allowed-to-proceed.shtml

UK can become world’s richest major economy, says Osborne - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jan/14/britain-richest-country-world-george-osborne-fiscal-policy *on average*, he means: with desperately poor underclass

DECODED: How Companies Sue Countries (and what it means for environmental laws) - https://www.beaconreader.com/climate-confidential/decoded-how-companies-sue-countries-and-what-it-means-for-environmental-laws good intro to world of #ISDS

Is the MPAA even pro-Hollywood any more? - https://medium.com/tech-liberation/is-the-mpaa-even-pro-hollywood-any-more-9fef31467c36 hasn't been for ages...

Canada has been the target of over 70% of all NAFTA's #ISDS claims since 2005 - https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/nafta-chapter-11-investor-state-disputes-january-1-2015 EU take note of what happens #TTIP

USTR Still Insists That 'Listening' Is '#Transparency' Even As It Keeps Details Completely Secret - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150113/05283029680/ustr-still-insists-that-listening-is-transparency-even-as-it-keeps-details-completely-secret.shtml


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