Friday, 23 May 2014

140523


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140522 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/05/140522.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Harry Reid Bows Down To Trial Lawyers & Big Pharma In Killing Patent Reform - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140521/18112427320/harry-reid-bows-down-to-trial-lawyers-big-pharma-killing-patent-reform.shtml time to get rid of patents completely

"#TTIP giving big business more power over our laws & additional rights to sue governments for damaging profits." - http://www.theclimatecoalition.org/news/2014/05/22/call-democracy

"the typical farmed American salmon 'eats its own weight in #antibiotics' before it is sold" - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10849686/Superbugs-pose-graver-threat-than-climate-change-scientists.html this. is. madness

Erfolg: Deutsche Bank erteilt Hafenerweiterung eine Absage - http://blog.campact.de/2014/05/erfolg-deutsche-bank-erteilt-hafenerweiterung-eine-absage/ fab work by @campact #au

big: "first time the WTO has accepted animal welfare as grounds for violating basic trade agreement" - http://qz.com/212499/canada-cant-force-the-eu-to-buy-its-murdered-baby-seals/ #canada

#Fracking compensation to be increased - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/23/fracking-compensation-increase-quell-opposition such blatant #bribery, pushing people sell to children's health for pence

FBI Drops Another Questionable NSL After Microsoft Challenges It In Court - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140522/14563527338/fbi-drops-another-questionable-nsl-after-microsoft-challenges-it-court.shtml kudos to #microsoft for this

Write-down of two-thirds of US shale oil explodes #fracking myth - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/may/22/two-thirds-write-down-us-shale-oil-gas-explodes-fracking-myth why UK fracking dream is daft Tory fantasy

 History shows that parched Aral Sea can be restored - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25620-history-shows-that-parched-aral-sea-can-be-restored.html well, that's hopeful then...

First #Xibe Literary Anthology Published in Chinese - http://bruce-humes.com/archives/7239 exciting #manchu #tungusic  #linguistics

 Beijing, Shanghai in top 5 most affluent cities list - http://thebricspost.com/beijing-shanghai-in-top-5-most-affluent-cities-report/ #london top, FWIW

important: De Gucht says that it is likely that #TTIP is a "mixed agreement" - http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-14-406_en.htm so national parliaments will vote too

Little to gain and much to lose for Australia in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP) - http://justinvestment.org/2014/05/little-to-gain-and-much-to-lose-for-australia-in-the-trans-pacific-partnership-tpp/ true; if only #AU public knew

Even Asylum in Russia Can't Save #Snowden From Becoming a Meme - http://mashable.com/2014/05/22/edward-snowden-meme/ wonderful; he must be chuckling...


#Mozilla: Publish and be #DRM'd! - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/05/mozilla-publish-and-be-drmd/index.htm "DRM for video is simply a Trojan Horse for all the #copyright industries."

Trade Unions, ‘Free Trade’, and the Problem of Transnational Solidarity: An Introduction - http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14747731.2014.860319 #TTIP #TPP

@DWPgovuk – and @cabinetofficeuk – hide new Universal Credit secrets - http://ukcampaign4change.com/2014/05/23/dwp-and-cabinet-office-hide-new-universal-credit-secrets/ a continuing disgrace

#TTIP: & Role of Trade Impact Assessments: Managing Fictional Expectations - http://web.isanet.org/Web/Conferences/Toronto%202014/Archive/ebb12214-50a7-4f8a-80eb-d25ce06fbed3.pdf great analysis of conceptual framework

MEPs suspicious as Commission fails to respond to #TTIP questions - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/Commission%20TTIP%20MEPs.html De Gucht is getting so rattled...

Nationalpark im Amazonasgebiet: Ecuador erteilt Ölbohr-Lizenz für Weltnaturerbe - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/yasuni-nationalpark-in-ecuador-erdoel-foerderung-ist-nun-erlaubt-a-971217.html what a disaster...

great analysis of EU's imminent Unitary Patent system & its deep flaws - http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2324123 important stuff #UPC #patents #trolls

UK: '4.4bn barrels of oil' in Weald basin - report - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/23/fracking-report-billions-barrels-oil-government-cynicism "may not be recoverable": in which case it's pretty moot, no?

No shale gas potential in Weald basin, concludes British Geological Survey - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/23/no-shale-gas-potential-weald-british-geological-survey-oil #fracking #UK

Will the #TPP Go the Way of the WTO’s Doha Round? - http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/05/23/will-the-tpp-go-the-way-of-the-wtos-doha-round/ doubts being to swirl...

MT @EdGerwin US & EU announce they'll include separate #Smallbiz chapter in #TTIP>> so why not one for the public, too? (v @EU_TTIP_team)


#Fracking support declines in UK and US - http://www.spinwatch.org/index.php/issues/climate/item/5658-fracking-support-declines-in-uk-and-us you mean people are realising it was only hype & lies all along...?

'Lies’ : Elections, outbursts and EU-US free trade talks - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/EU%20elections%20TTIP.html nice review of where #TTIP talks stand today


Merkel sagte: "Jede Erfahrung des Freihandels ist für uns eine gute Erfahrung gewesen" - http://www.finanzen.net/nachricht/aktien/Merkel-macht-sich-erneut-fuer-Freihandelsabkommen-stark-3594461 & they were all unlike #TTIP

Losing #Ukip councillor blames poor London polls on 'cultured elite' - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/may/23/ukip-councillor-blames-poor-london-polls-cultured-elite well done, #londoners...

Should Revealing #Fracking's Chemicals Be A Crime? - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140522/11231727332/should-revealing-frackings-chemicals-be-crime.shtml part of larger move to enhance power of "#tradesecrets"

Please Write to Canadian MPs to bring Clinical Trial Transparency to #Canada - http://www.alltrials.net/2014/urgent-write-canadian-mps-to-bring-clinical-trial-transparency-to-canada/ huge opportunity here: let's take it

RT @jackschofield #Microsoft announces free version of #Windows for cheap devices http://bit.ly/1m2NDwm >>inevitable but too late #linux

Study Shows US Government's #Drone Killing Strategy Is Having Zero Impact On Al-Qaeda Attack Numbers - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140522/09092627326/study-shows-us-governments-drone-killing-strategy-is-having-zero-impact-al-qaeda-attack-numbers.shtml awkward


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