Saturday, 21 March 2015

150320


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150319 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/03/150319.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Wikimedia Foundation adopts #OpenAccess Policy to support free knowledge - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2015/03/18/wikimedia-open-access-policy/ great move; good licences

OSHA denies petition for slower line speeds at meat plants - http://thehill.com/regulation/labor/236149-osha-denies-petition-for-slower-work-speeds-at-meat-and-poultry-plants 3 chickens killed a second - #TTIP will bring them to EU

Assurances that there’s nothing to fear for the NHS from #TTIP are quite empty says Dr Louise Irvine - https://nhaswsurrey.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/reassurances-that-theres-nothing-to-fear-for-the-nhs-from-ttip-are-quite-empty-says-drmarielouise/ good analysis

How #ISDS Provisions Could Undermine Anti-Trust Actions - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150318/03400930350/how-corporate-sovereignty-provisions-could-undermine-anti-trust-actions.shtml … could be a huge problem for #EU with #TTIP

Our campaign puts #climatechange where it should be – on the front page - http://www.theguardian.com/membership/2015/mar/19/campaign-climate-change-on-front-page-george-monbiot quite right

Using Open Data to Fight #Corruption in #Greece - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/greece-3601708/ great use of openness to solve real-life problems #gr

this is hugely significant: #EUDataP first, then build on that in #TTIP - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/brussels-makes-overture-data-flow-agreement-ttip-313080 (v @bverschelde @sdonnan)

"I don't think we have even begun to understand the long-term damage the NSA has done to the US tech industry." - https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2015/03/cisco_shipping_.html

bizarre way the U.S. regulates chemicals — letting them on the market first, then maybe studying them - http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/03/19/our-broken-congresss-latest-effort-to-fix-our-broken-toxic-chemicals-law/ #TTIP

Jerusalem at boiling point of polarisation and violence – EU report - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/20/jerusalem-at-boiling-point-of-polarisation-and-violence-eu-report is it any wonder... #israel #palestine

Florida employee 'punished for using phrase #climatechange' - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/19/florida-employee-forced-on-leave-climate-change denialist Republicans beyond absurd now

Refuse Abe ! 0322 Rally: Mar. 22, 13:00 Hibiya Open-air Concert Hall, 14:00 Petition Rally, Demo around Diet - http://abe-no.net/?page_id=174 #TPP

Cisco Shipping Hardware To Bogus Addresses To Throw Off #NSA Intercept-And-Implant Efforts - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150320/08335930383/cisco-shipping-hardware-to-bogus-addresses-to-throw-off-nsa-intercept-and-implant-efforts.shtml so it's come to this

Guardian appoints Katharine Viner as editor-in-chief - http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/mar/20/guardian-appoints-katharine-viner-new-editor-in-chief sounds good

statement may apply to current trade agreements, but not to TISA - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/march/tradoc_153264.pdf #TISA has a ratchet that locks in privatisation

no place in the world has attracted more U.S. FDI than Europe - http://transatlanticrelations.org/sites/default/files/TE2015_CompleteBook.pdf proves #ISDS not needed in #TTIP (v @MarietjeSchaake)

urgent: EU-#Japan trade talks already at 9th round - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1267&title=EU-Japan-9th-round-of-trade-talks-further-consolidates-negotiation-texts we are not on top of this: is #ISDS in there? let's get moving

#EU-#Japan FTA - 2014 open Letter to de Gucht about #ISDS - http://www.tni.org/article/eu-japan-fta-open-letter-commissioner-karel-de-gucht no transparnency then - and now? (v @Vrijschrift)

#TPP Talks Hung Up On Intellectual Property Issues: Maybe Just Drop That Section - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150317/04310430335/tpp-talks-hung-up-intellectual-property-issues-maybe-just-drop-that-section.shtml yeah, why not?


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