Wednesday, 27 May 2015

150527


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150526 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.se/2015/05/150526.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

BuzzFeed Founder Launches New Lab for Open-Source Invention - http://www.wired.com/2015/05/buzzfeed-founder-launches-new-lab-open-source-invention/ more wins for #openness (v @mathewi)

TTIP – now it gets political - https://newint.org/blog/2015/05/26/ttip-vote-european-parliament/ " #TTIP is sure to be defeated"

Trading places - http://www.nature.com/news/trading-places-1.17616 good to see @nature editorial on #TTIP & its likely impact on science & technology (v @SimonLLewis)

How #ISDS Undermines Democracy By Irrevocably Binding Future Governments - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150524/03304331093/how-corporate-sovereignty-undermines-democracy-irrevocably-binding-future-governments.shtml how can anyone accept this? #TTIP #TPP

EU dropped plans for safer pesticides because of #TTIP and pressure from US - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/05/eu-dropped-plans-for-safer-pesticides-because-of-ttip-and-pressure-from-us/ despite promises this wouldn't happen

Wikipedia entries for UK MPs whitewashed by computers inside parliament - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/05/wikipedia-entries-for-uk-mps-whitewashed-by-computers-inside-parliament/ imagine

Queen’s Speech: Snooper’s Charter is back, plus extension of #GCHQ powers - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/05/queens-speech-snoopers-charter-is-back-plus-extension-of-gchq-powers/ hey, where'd last bit come from? #snowden

Software APIs are copyrightable, White House tells the US Supreme Court - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/05/white-house-sides-with-oracle-tells-supreme-court-apis-are-copyrightable/ just insane; good news for EU, though

Ban on legal highs technically covers alcohol, cigarettes & coffee - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/may/27/legal-highs-ban-technically-cover-alcohol-cigarettes-coffee "contrary 2 centuries of British common law"

Obama’s Asia trade deal faces mounting opposition in House - http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/may/26/obamas-asia-trade-deal-faces-mounting-opposition/ #TPA #TPP


Author of German #ISDS-reform report criticises stance of Commission & German Ministry - http://ttip2015.eu/blog-detail/blog/Krawjeweski%20ISDS.html important voice here #TTIP

Arms control treaty could land security researchers like me in jail - http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/05/arms-control-treaty-could-land-security-researchers-like-me-in-jail/ good explanation of bad situation #Wassenaar

#TTIP faces critical EU test - http://www.politico.eu/article/ttip-faces-critical-eu-test/ absurd: you don't waste time trying to fix what you don't need: just bin #ISDS


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