Friday, 6 February 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150204 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#Romania: Send Tania, Zoo Elephant, to Sanctuary - "barren cell standing on concrete, often in her own urine & feces"

Powerful lobby attacks food safety at Brussels trade talks - how standards will be lowered under #TTIP

#TTIP threatens food safety - "new transatlantic body to filter all future food safety and animal welfare rules"

"EU & US could be bound by international standards "even where clear evidence suggests a threat to public health." -

British Army To Create 1500-Strong Social Media Propaganda Force - seems rather a lot of people...

NGOs protest EU-US trade deal with a Trojan horse - nice, short video of event #TTIP

Petitioners’ fears over EU-US trade deal well-grounded - "#TTIP much easier to sell if #ISDS no longer part of it"

Jim Hightower: Global Trade Deal Is a 'Corporate Coup d'Etat' - they all are... #TPP #TTIP #TISA

EU urged to move fast to ratify FTA with #Singapore - no: #ISDS must be removed before any ratification

An Unequal Treaty: TTIP and Inequality in Europe - good analysis of neglected aspect of #TTIP's many flaws

report: US-Japan trade deficit shows need for currency provisions in #TPP - but no sign yet of including it

Western Spy Agencies Secretly Rely on Hackers for Intel and Expertise - are you on GCHQ's #LOVELYHORSE list of cool?

Dept. of Justice Blesses IEEE Rules on Injunctions and Reasonability - baby steps towards RF licensing #standards

EU Ambassador at 2nd EU-U.S. Trade Conference - "drawing of red lines is counterproductive" = "we will ignore them"

note use of “The Reality of Precaution: Comparing Risk Regulation in the U.S. and Europe.” - takes no account of which regs important

"Millions of European visitors to the United States are happy to eat our food" - yes, because it's just for 2 weeks, not for a lifetime

Intelligence Community's Lawyer's Desire For Unicorns, Leprechauns & Golden Keys That Don't Undermine Encryption -

#TPP - The Latest in a Broken Record of Broken Promises - fact after fact after fact on past trade agreement failures

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund dumps dozens of #coal companies - which mug investors left holding rubbish?

Conservationists are worried about the waste from cruise ships in Alaska - besmirching the very thing they feed off

Meet – and hear – the world's first bilingual chimps - pretty big if confirmed

Stop TISA the secret trade agreement - @Avaaz discovers #TISA

The health impact of trade and investment agreements - "invites submissions of evidence on the topic" #TPP #TTIP

EFF Launches Awards Program For Most Outrageous Failures In #FOIA Responses - should be fun

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