Wednesday, 13 January 2016

160113


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160112 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.ie/2016/01/160112.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Obama expected to push Congress to pass #TPP - http://thehill.com/policy/finance/265622-obama-expected-to-push-congress-to-pass-tpp "faces a tough fight in building support in Congress to pass deal"

To stop UK floods: plant trees, and stop shooting beavers - http://www.thepetitionsite.com/en-gb/takeaction/244/962/454/ absurd to do anything else

Time to toss out toxic investment chapters from trade deals - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/time-toss-out-toxic-investment-chapters-trade-deals-320898 no "reforms" - just bin #ISDS now (v @Cecile_Toubeau)

EPA Science Advisors Balk at Fracking Study - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-07/the-u-s-epa-called-fracking-safe-now-its-scientists-disagree not as safe as EPA claims

Employers may monitor your personal Internet use at work, top European court rules - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/01/employers-may-monitor-your-personal-internet-use-at-work-top-european-court-rules/ if you have been warned not to


David Mundell, Scotland secretary, comes out as gay - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jan/13/conservative-david-mundell-scotland-minister-comes-out-gay "to acknowledge in public as well as in private, who I am"

Floods: Protect homes, not nature, Cameron orders officials - http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/environment/floods-protect-homes-not-nature-cameron-orders-officials-1-7671984 idiot: you protect homes by working *with* nature

#TPP signing an honour, let's respect it - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11573339 "precise terms have survived scrutiny so far": ignorant rubbish #NZ

Israel says Swedish foreign minister is 'not welcome' in country - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/13/israel-bars-swedish-foreign-minister-over-call-inquiry-palestinian-deaths also: "hit out at the flogging of Raif Badawi"

Theresa May refuses to say whether UK spies access medical data - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-35300671 so that's a "yes", then... #IPBill (v @aral)

Hateful Eight Pirated Leak Harms Film All The Way To Box Office Records - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160108/13000733286/hateful-eight-pirated-leak-harms-film-all-way-to-box-office-records.shtml because piracy often amounts to marketing

Settlement Reached In Class Action Lawsuit Against Rightscorp For Robocalls - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160112/22302333318/settlement-reached-class-action-lawsuit-against-rightscorp-robocalls.shtml interesting details

Secrecy on #TPPsigning aims to thwart protest -  http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11573385 "deal they admit is already far below their original bottom lines"

EU and US poised to lift Iranian sanctions this weekend - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/13/the-lifting-of-iranian-sanctions-what-happens-next great news for lots of reasons #iran

Pope Francis to join Google's Eric Schmidt in rare tech industry meeting - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/13/pope-francis-google-alphabet-eric-schmidt-vatican-meeting-us-tech-ceo </insert witty joke here>


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