Wednesday, 4 February 2015

150204


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150203 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/02/150203.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

How US forced #Australia to rewrite aspects of #copyright law during certification of compliance with AUSFTA - http://tppnocertification.org/australias-experience/ #TPP


Germany's Spies Grab 11 Billion Pieces Of Phone Metadata A Year -- And Pass On 6 Billion To The NSA - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150203/03553429887/germanys-spies-grab-11-billion-pieces-phone-metadata-year-pass-6-billion-to-nsa.shtml metadata kills

#TISA: leak reveals secret talks to promote health “tourism” & privatisation - http://www.world-psi.org/en/tisa-leaked-document-reveals-secret-talks-promote-health-tourism-and-privatisation important: this will undermine #NHS

#TTIP – Was das Freihandelsabkommen dem Mittelstand und den Verbrauchern bringt - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAd17HperAM anecdotal - & about cars - *again*

#TISA: Leak uncovers secret discussions that undermine access to health care - http://twha.be/news/tisa-leaked-document-uncovers-secret-discussions-undermine-access-health-care "creation of a two-tier health system"

Stop the Trojan treaty, 04/02/15 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/foeeurope/sets/72157650209616007/ impressive pix #TTIP

#DataRetention – what’s at stake? - http://mslods.com/2015/02/04/data-retention-whats-at-stake/ excellent run-down of all that's wrong with the idea #AU

Existing & future protections threatened by #TTIP - http://www.foeeurope.org/existing-future-protections-threatened-EU-US-trade-030215 "100 civil society orgs call to scrap 'regulatory cooperation'"

Syriza Official Vows to Kill EU-US Trade Deal as 'Gift to All European People' - http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/02/02/syriza-official-vows-kill-eu-us-trade-deal-gift-all-european-people #TTIP

#TTIP Update L - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-l-3596807/ new leak reveals 3-person tribunal whose ruling "shall be unconditionally accepted" by EU & US

UK gov: Open consultation on Implementation of Collective Rights Management Directive - https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/implementation-of-the-collective-rights-management-directive views welcomed #copyright

If Pinocchio Were Trying to Sell a Controversial Trade Deal - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2015/02/if-pinocchio-were-trying-to-sell-a-controversial-trade-deal.html why claims that #TPP brings 600K jobs are just not true

"#TTIP deep into regulatory & standards territories where win-win outcomes not likely" - http://www.asiantradecentre.org/talkingtrade/2015/2/4/the-ttip-paper-conundrum-a4-versus-us-letter great analysis (v @snlester)

"not possible to create a bumper simultaneously takes pedestrian safety & head-on collision safety as equally important in manufacturing"

"If the #TTIP chooses, it will automatically privilege one side over the other" - http://www.asiantradecentre.org/talkingtrade/2015/2/4/the-ttip-paper-conundrum-a4-versus-us-letter can't even remove NTBs for cars...

Even As Copyright Office Has Called For Shorter Copyright, USTR Tries Locking US Into Longer Terms - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150203/17590429901/even-as-copyright-office-has-called-shorter-copyright-ustr-tries-locking-us-into-longer-terms.shtml

#TTIP could leave Europeans sick - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/health-consumers/eu-us-trade-deal-could-leave-europeans-sick-311829 bound to: pharma wants 2 "extend patent terms & increase data exclusivity periods"

"#TTIP could also endanger EU’s recent achievements in clinical trial data transparency. If trade secret protection is included" #opendata

Alibaba Drones Fly Over Beijing as Amazon Seeks U.S. Test - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-04/alibaba-drones-fly-over-beijing-as-amazon-pleads-for-u-s-tests #alibaba keeps keeps moving ahead of the West...

Miles of segregated cycle superhighways approved in #London - http://mashable.com/2015/02/04/london-cycle-superhighway/ fab news

Segregated cycle superhighways set for go-ahead in #London - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/04/segregated-cycle-lanes-london-tfl if @TheLTDA fight this, I'll be encouraging use of @Uber

campaign success - but is TfL's own board a threat to the superhighways? - http://lcc.org.uk/articles/a-campaign-success-but-is-tfls-own-board-a-threat-to-the-superhighways need a big public campaign to shame them

I’ve seen the secrets of #TTIP, and it is built for corporations not citizens - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/04/secrets-ttip-corporations-not-citizens-transatlantic-trade-deal wow: hugely important post by MEP

meet Tony, the truck stop tiger dividing Louisiana - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/04/tiger-tiger-burning-rubber-meet-tony-truck-stop-mascot-louisiana what a cruel. selfish - & stupid - egotist


Don't expect groundbreaking news from the latest #TTIP negotiations - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/dont-expect-ground-breaking-news-latest-ttip-negotiations-311845 OK, I won't....

French Senate tells #TTIP negotiators to ‘abolish’ #ISDS - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/french-senate-tells-ttip-negotiators-abolish-isds-311823 " France's upper house unanimously adopted resolution" #fr

NGOs demand Commission justify axing of Circular Economy - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/sustainable-dev/ngos-demand-commission-justify-axing-circular-economy-package-311798 or is this an evidence-free diktat from @TimmermansEU?

EPA: Keystone Pipeline would emit a billion extra tons of greenhouse gases - http://mashable.com/2015/02/03/epa-keystone-xl-greenhouse-gases/ just unacceptable

 #TTIP: Food safety chapter focuses only on resources "necessary" for expanding trade
- http://www.iatp.org/blog/201502/ttip-food-safety-chapter-focuses-only-on-resources-necessary-for-expanding-trade a crazy perspective

Analysis of EU Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of #TTIP http://www.iatp.org/documents/analysis-of-the-european-commission-proposal-for-the-sanitary-and-phytosanitary-measures-s "Once approved, accepted everywhere" - race to bottom


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