Tuesday, 26 April 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160425 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/160425.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#NZ Government must protect Pharmac as promised - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1604/S00403/government-must-protect-pharmac-as-promised.htm even though US will twist its arm not to... #TPP

more bullying: "drug companies may not bother to register drugs unless government makes more concessions on #TPP." - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1604/S00760/no-reason-big-pharma-would-stop-supplying-medicines.htm

#RCEP Could Limit Access to Medicines - http://www.madhyam.org.in/rcep-could-limit-access-to-medicines/ people will die if it does

It’s time to give #TTIP a chance - http://www.politico.eu/article/its-time-to-give-ttip-a-chance-barack-obama-visit-to-europe/ like saying: "time to give the Black Death a chance - it might not be too bad..."

You cannot view Anne Frank's Diary because of © - http://annefrank.centrumcyfrowe.pl/text shows nature of #copyright: a restrictive intellectual monopoly

Widerstand gegen Freihandel: "Dann wird #TTIP scheitern" - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/ttip-gespraeche-haken-was-ist-der-stand-wie-geht-es-weiter-a-1089141.html "Droht der Deal gar zu platzen?" yup, it's happening now

Constitutional Court Throws Out Surveillance Law In #Georgia (The Country) - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160418/09384234203/constitutional-court-throws-out-surveillance-law-georgia-country.shtml ძალიან კარგი #ka

#Copyright chaos: Why isn’t Anne Frank’s diary free now? - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/04/anne-frank-diary-copyright-public-domain/ 'cos #copyright is not fit for digital age #ReadAnneDiary

Say no to PSPO: Don't criminalise Worthing's rough sleepers - https://www.change.org/p/stop-criminalising-worthing-s-rough-sleepers what are they supposed to do? kill themselves?

“We have reached an agreement on seatbelts and headlights,” Malmstroem said - https://correctiv.org/en/investigations/ttip/blog/2016/04/26/small-business-still-waiting-ttip-breakthrough/ hoorah, #TTIP is a success...oh, wait

The Ross Sea: The Last Ocean - https://secure.avaaz.org/en/protect_the_ross_sea_31_lewis_angle/ please sign to preserve

"We would need 10 years to make any real progress, said an EU [#TTIP] negotiator" - https://correctiv.org/en/investigations/ttip/blog/2016/04/26/small-business-still-waiting-ttip-breakthrough/ ten years; it's #dead

dozens of millions of European citizens are already living in a #TTIP-free zone - https://www.ttip-free-zones.eu/ impressive in many places; not UK

"greatest growth in history of wealth inequality in has occurred these last three decades" - https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2016/04/on-revolutionary-attitude/ depressing, but true

#mitsubishi admits it cheated on fuel mileage tests for 25 years - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/apr/26/mitsubishi-admits-cheated-fuel-mileage-tests-25-years-nissan this is why corporations can't be trusted...

'It was anarchy': a family reflects on the #Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/26/it-was-anarchy-a-family-reflects-on-the-chernobyl-disaster-30-years-on what a story...

Gravitational Lensing with Planets - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=35498 fascinating stuff #science

Erdogan Insult Mess: Dutch Reporter, German Politician Arrested For Mocking Erdogan; Swiss Art Exhibit Targeted - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160426/00124734274/erdogan-insult-mess-dutch-reporter-german-politician-arrested-mocking-erdogan-swiss-art-exhibit-targeted-too.shtml

Hunt says junior doctors are 'responsible' for deaths caused by all-out strike - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/jeremy-hunt-says-junior-doctors-responsible-for-deaths-caused-all-out-nhs-strike-a7001146.html no, Hunt is, for underfunding #NHS

MPAA Says Pirate Sites Will Take Advantage of Set-Top Box Proposals - https://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-says-pirate-sites-will-take-advantage-of-set-top-box-proposals-160426/ #MPAA whining incomprehensibly as usual

Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/26/hugo-awards-shortlist-rightwing-campaign-sad-rabid-puppies sounds like the #Hugo awards are a joke now...

Call to exclude ‘Good Regulatory Practices’ chapter from #TTIP - https://tradinghealthforprofit.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/call-to-exclude-the-e28098good-regulatory-practices_-chapter-from-ttip.pdf because they won't be good, and they won't regulate

Maximizing Opportunities of Net for International Trade - http://www3.weforum.org/docs/E15/WEF_Digital_Trade_report_2015_1401.pdf #TPP "first step in the direction of balanced IP": nope

Reclaiming the #Evenki Narrative: Last Shaman’s Daughter Tells her People’s 20th-century Tale - http://bruce-humes.com/archives/10778 sounds interesting

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