Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140408 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/140408.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD
They marched against the #TPP and the threat to our sovereignty (part tahi) - http://fmacskasy.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/they-marched-against-the-tppa-and-the-threat-to-our-sovereignty/ great report + pix #NZ
Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Implications for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries - http://www.ecipe.org/publications/mega-regional-trade-agreements-implications-african-caribbean-and-pacific-countries/ effects of #TPP #TTIP
Miller quits as culture secretary in blow to Cameron - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/apr/09/maria-miller-quits-culture-secretary-david-cameron have they learnt nothing from previous expenses scandal?
#TTIP: excellent, clear - and short - cartoon (in German currently) - http://www.attac.de/ttip great for passing around
GUE/NGL-backed research highlights high social costs of #TTIP - http://www.guengl.eu/policy/action/ttip-a-threat-to-democracy-and-public-interest important new research; exposes serious problems
Forskare kritiserar beräkningarna av #TTIP:s positiva effekter - http://ttipfakta.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/forskare-kritiserar-berakningarna-av-ttips-positiva-effekter/ important to get this message out
Abbott set to give green light to $1bn Chinese investments - http://www.afr.com/p/national/two_down_one_to_go_tony_abbott_says_anOx7qGFh00u3kTUywpJKM so who needs #TPP? #AU
#EMA transparency agenda sees more delay - http://www.pharmafile.com/news/184489/ema-transparency-agenda-sees-more-delay unacceptable: it's already late. whose side is EMA on? public or #pharma?
.@schneierblog:"odds close to 1 every target has had private keys extracted by multiple intelligence agencies" - https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2014/04/heartbleed.html
Britain's honeybee colony deaths among worst in EU - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/sustainable-dev/britains-honeybee-colony-deaths-among-worst-europe-study-reveals-301447 "UK was one of minority to oppose the insecticide ban."
Street Performer Gets Someone's Brooklyn Bridge YouTube Video Taken Down - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140401/13295826767/street-performer-gets-someones-brooklyn-bridge-youtube-video-taken-down.shtml more #DMCA madness #copyright
U.S. beef body decries #Japan-Aussie accord - http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0001193848 may put #TPP agreement even further out of reach... #AU
#Singapore Says #3Strikes Is Too Intrusive For #Copyright Reform, So Goes With SOPA-Style Censorship Instead - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140408/17265926846/singapore-says-3-strikes-is-too-intrusive-copyright-reform-so-goes-with-sopa-style-censorship-instead.shtml what?
#Japan, US struggle to bridge gaps over trade pact - http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/japan-us-struggle-to-bridge-gaps-over-trade-pact/2014/04/08/5ed391d6-bf98-11e3-9ee7-02c1e10a03f0_story.html “There is still a big gap." #TPP
UK ISPs will break the law if they continue to retain our data - https://www.openrightsgroup.org/blog/2014/are-the-government-and-isps-breaking-the-law-by-continuing-to-retain-our-data useful analysis (v @PaulbernalUK)#dataretention
New Risks From Data Retention Directive - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/simon-says/2014/04/new-risks-from-data-retention-directive/index.htm it's a mess, and that's dangerous
#Transparency of clinical trials data - Parliamentary Note - http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/POST-PN-461/transparency-of-clinical-trials-data "CSRs submitted to regulators should be placed in #PD"
"Honest labelling on poultrymeat could help transform the lives of chickens across Europe" - http://action.ciwf.org.uk/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=119&ea.campaign.id=27422 #eu
French president bans mobile phones from cabinet meetings - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/09/french-president-francois-hollande-bans-mobile-phones but probably for the wrong reasons
Stop MPs policing their own expenses - https://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/number10gov-david-cameron-stop-mps-policing-their-own-expenses this is indispensable... #epetition
French tech sector enacts law that prohibits work emails after 6pm - http://www.siliconrepublic.com/business/item/36445-french-tech-sector-enacts-l that'll work... (v @ChMadar @Asher_Wolf)#fr
MPAA's Lawsuit Against Megaupload Is Yet Another Broadside Attack On The Internet - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140408/18095926848/mpaas-lawsuit-against-megaupload-is-yet-another-broadside-attack-internet.shtml great analysis of dangerous move
Prosecutors wage war on judges who insist on fairness - http://boingboing.net/2014/04/09/prosecutors-wage-war-on-judges.html time to arrest the prosecutors...
food industry must be kept at bay from risk assessment of its products - http://corporateeurope.org/efsa/2014/04/food-industry-must-be-kept-bay-risk-assessment-its-products anything else would be scandalous #EFSA
The Challenge of Long Duration Flight - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=30419 fab stuff
misleading propaganda from EU on #TTIP - http://www.euintheus.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/TTIP_BROCHURE.pdf doesn't explain gains are max not likely, & in 2027 (v @andrea_licata)
.@EU_Commission opens #ISDS consultation - http://edri.org/commission-opens-investor-to-state-dispute-settlement-consultation/ useful analysis, especially this: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2410188 #JustSayNo
Staph bacteria thank you for using antimicrobial soap - http://boingboing.net/2014/04/09/staph-bacteria-thank-you-for-u.html isn't this pretty obvious?
The Cost Of Permission Culture: Or Why Netflix Streaming Library Sucks Compared To Its DVD Library - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140408/16254926844/cost-permission-culture-why-netflix-streaming-library-sucks-compared-to-its-dvd-library.shtml
What #Heartbleed means for Free Software - https://blogs.fsfe.org/samtuke/?p=718 good analysis of important issue
Odisha Dibasa 2014: 14 books re-released under CC license - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/04/08/odisha-dibasa-2014-14-books-released-under-cc-license/ nice; more please #cc #india
Οικοδομώντας την συμμαχία για τα Κοινά - http://www.creativecommons.gr/?p=1873 "Σάββατο 10 Μαίου στις 15:00-17:30, στο Ηράκλειο Κρήτης"; wish I could go...
Should we pay drug users to get vital vaccines? - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25386-should-we-pay-drug-users-to-get-vital-vaccines.html makes lots of sense
EU-Kommission Malmström zweifelt, ob neue Richtlinie zur Vorratsdatenspeicherung kommt - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/eu-kommission-malmstroem-zweifelt-ob-neue-richtlinie-zur-vorratsdatenspeicherung-kommt/ now that's interesting
China’s top video site Youku Tudou unveils a platform to let fans connect directly with celebrities - http://thenextweb.com/asia/2014/04/09/chinas-top-video-site-youku-tudou-unveils-platform-let-fans-connect-directly-celebrities/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=profeed&utm_reader=feedly 450mn users
"might come as a shock to EU voters to learn exactly how weak US laws are when it comes to toxic chemicals" - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/science-policymaking/ttip-means-trading-away-better-regulation-301454 #TTIP
"Thirty years from now there will be a huge amount of oil - and no buyers. Oil will be left in the ground." - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/10755598/Global-solar-dominance-in-sight-as-science-trumps-fossil-fuels.html
#Fox Accidentally Releases Family Guy Game Early, 'Fixes' This Issuing YouTube (c) Claims, Killing Twitch Channels - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140409/06260426850/fox-accidentally-releases-family-guy-game-early-fixes-this-issuing-youtube-copyright-claims-killing-twitch-channels.shtml
#Brandis: “#Snowden is not a geuine whistleblower." - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/09/brandis-defends-surveillance-by-security-agencies "gullible self-loathing left": what a pathetic sycophant #AU
#ODF vs. OOXML: War of the Words Chapter 5: #OpenStandards - http://updegrove.wordpress.com/?p=797&preview=true important then, important now
US-Studie: Deutsche zweifeln am Freihandelsabkommen - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/freihandelsabkommen-deutsche-zweifel-an-ttip-zwischen-eu-und-usa-a-963558.html the doubts just keep growing: #TTIP's in trouble