Wednesday, 13 May 2015

150512


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150511 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.se/2015/05/150511.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page


NGOs demand Timmermans make good on mandatory lobbying register - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/public-affairs/ngos-demand-timmermans-make-good-mandatory-lobbying-register-314507 @TimmermansEU turning into a real disaster

#NHS Contract Awarded To Private Firm; Rival Bid “£7 Million Cheaper” - http://www.buzzfeed.com/solomonhughes/nhs-contract-stoke scandalous - & a foretaste (v @MikeTaylor)

EU's New 'Scrutiny Board' To Implement Key US Demands For TAFTA/#TTIP Even Before It's Completed - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150510/03131930947/eus-new-scrutiny-board-to-implement-key-us-demands-taftattip-even-before-completed.shtml #deregulation

Ireland Becoming Key Spot In Fights Over Data Privacy: Both Concerning Governments & Tech Companies - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150509/07182930946/ireland-becoming-key-spot-fights-over-data-privacy-both-concerning-governments-tech-companies.shtml good analysis




Why Doctors Without Borders Is Lobbying Against Obama’s Trade Deal - http://www.nationaljournal.com/health-care/why-doctors-without-borders-is-lobbying-against-obama-s-trade-deal-20150510 #TPP "would lock in high drug prices" #TPA

Why Warren Is Right and Obama Is Wrong on Fast Track’s Threat to Wall Street Reform - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2015/05/why-warren-is-right-and-obama-is-wrong-on-fast-tracks-threat-to-wall-street-reform.html link-rich analysis #TPA #TPP

How #TTIP & #TISA threaten education - http://www.eua.be/Libraries/Publication/EUA_Statement_TTIP.sflb.ashx from January, but still very true, alas #ISDS

Update on #DRM and #Firefox - https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2015/05/12/update-on-digital-rights-management-and-firefox/ Mozilla deepens its complicity in destroying the open Web; sad & very foolish

Verizon Buys AOL, Because Two Lumbering Dinosaurs Who Can't Figure Out The Modern Internet Must Be Better Together - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150512/06492130971/verizon-buys-aol-because-two-lumbering-dinosaurs-who-cant-figure-out-modern-internet-must-be-better-together.shtml

Obama’s Fast-Track Trade Bill Filibustered (Updated) - http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/obamas-fast-track-trade-bill-filibustered/ "52-45 vote fell well short of the 60 votes needed"; wow

Looks Like CIA's 'Torture Revealed Osama's Courier' Story Now Even More False Than Previously Believed - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150512/06593330972/looks-like-cias-torture-revealed-osamas-courier-story-now-even-more-false-than-previously-believed.shtml

Obama's plans for #TPP & #TTIP in tatters after Senate vote - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/12/obama-trans-pacific-partnership-senate-vote "need to fundamentally renegotiate US trade agreements"

Senate Rejects Fast Track Bill For #TPP Agreement: Back To The Drawing Board - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150512/12221430979/senate-rejects-fast-track-bill-tpp-agreement-back-to-drawing-board.shtml what just happened #FTA


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