Tuesday, 4 August 2015

150804


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150803 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/08/150803.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Why we should welcome #TPP talks stalling - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-03/verrender-why-we-should-welcome-tpp-talks-stalling/6667056 good analysis of why #TPP is a bad deal for #Australia


#TTIP protest takes to the streets - http://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/news/13526254.TTIP_protest_takes_to_the_streets/?ref=rss interesting to see this in regional newspaper

Cameron will publish financial details & viewing habits of all UK porn-watchers - http://boingboing.net/2015/08/03/david-cameron-will-publish-the.html if it's collected, it'll be leaked

Majority of Britons worried about global warming, poll finds - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/04/majority-of-britons-worried-about-global-warming-poll-finds sensible old them... #climatechange

How to sell off the #NHS – in nine easy steps - http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2015/aug/04/how-to-sell-off-the-nhs-in-nine-easy-steps nicely done, and true...

Matchstick, The More Open Chromecast, Destroyed By DRM, Announces Plans To Return All Funds - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150803/17030931842/matchstick-more-open-chromecast-destroyed-drm-announces-plans-to-return-all-funds.shtml #DRM: just don't

Public support for UK nuclear and shale gas falls to new low - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/04/public-support-for-uk-nuclear-shale-gas-falls-new-low UK gov policy not just wrong, it's exactly wrong

If Google Shouldn't Apply EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Everywhere, Why Should It Apply US DMCA Takedowns Globally? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150802/05332131824/if-google-shouldnt-apply-eus-right-to-be-forgotten-everywhere-why-should-it-apply-us-dmca-takedowns-globally.shtml

EU - Vietnam free trade deal - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/august/tradoc_153674.pdf "dispute settlement still being negotiated in light of the new EU approach " #ISDS

#TPP can’t wait for Canada’s October election, says Key - http://business.scoop.co.nz/2015/08/03/tpp-cant-wait-for-canadas-october-election-says-key/ awkward #canada

Corporate vampires have tried to suck $4 billion out of Romania, and with #TTIP the UK could be next - http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/corporate-vampires-have-tried-to-suck-4-billion-out-of-romania-and-with-ttip-the-uk-could-be-next-10435975.html this is #ISDS

TransCanada May Recoup Costs From U.S. If Obama Rejects Keystone - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-04/transcanada-may-recoup-costs-from-u-s-if-obama-rejects-keystone US to get hit with $2.4 billion #ISDS suit?

Does #TPP die with a whimper? - http://www.seattletimes.com/business/economy/does-the-trans-pacific-partnership-die-with-a-whimper-jon-talton/ people starting to turn against it (v @dangillmor)

BBC presenter gets caught brushing hair on live TV, stays impressively cool - http://mashable.com/2015/08/04/bbc-presenter-brushing-hair-live/ that's professionalism

German Justice Minister Fires Top Prosecutor Over 'Treason' Probe Into Journalists After War Of Words - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150804/10284931846/german-justice-minister-fires-top-prosecutor-over-treason-probe-into-journalists-after-war-words.shtml so there

Anti-Whistleblower 'Ag-Gag' Law Ruled Unconstitutional - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150803/17565031843/anti-whistleblower-ag-gag-law-ruled-unconstitutional.shtml really big win, especially if other states follow

Memo to MPAA: Congress didn’t pass #SOPA - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/08/memo-to-mpaa-congress-didnt-pass-sopa/ well said

Shadowy Chinese officials try to ground festival’s #Tibet balloon - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/04/shadowy-chinese-officials-try-to-ground-festivals-tibet-balloon ignore the, er, hot air here... #china


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