Saturday, 12 July 2014

140711


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140710 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/07/140710.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

On How UK's Political Elite Shoved Through A Data Retention Bill - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140710/13373927840/how-uks-political-elite-shoved-through-data-retention-bill.shtml rightly called a "stitch-up" #DRIP

Les conservateurs doivent négocier le partenariat transpacifique de façon transparente - http://www.npd.ca/node/77210 #TPP

#Monsanto GMO Corn Can Cause Damage to Liver and Kidneys, and Severe Hormonal Disruption - http://www.alternet.org/food/major-study-demonstrates-monsanto-gmo-corn-product-can-cause-damage-liver-and-kidneys-and #seralini is back...

You Can Only Be Against #BasicIncome Based On Morals, Not Evidence - http://falkvinge.net/2014/07/10/you-can-only-be-against-basic-income-based-on-morals-not-evidence/ definitely an idea gaining support

Drought now covers almost 35% of U.S., and is predicted to grow - http://boingboing.net/2014/07/10/us-drought-now-covers-almost-3.html just the start, people... #climatechange

The Net Neutrality Battle Reported by @Techdirt - http://www.beaconreader.com/projects/the-net-neutrality-battle worth supporting on #beacon (but I may be biased)

.@dozykraut's good point: EU 'promise' that #NHS excluded from #TTIP worthless, because #TISA will ensure privatisation lock-in #euchatTTIP


"Trade negotiations are not held in public, but they are not secret." - http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/in-focus/tisa/questions-and-answers/ #priceless #TISA #euchatTTIP

building the anti-#TTIP movement in Britain - http://www.bastamag.net/Building-the-anti-TTIP-movement-in it's building very rapidly - even faster than #ACTA

EU's Anti-#OpenSource Approach to Procurement - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/07/european-commissions-anti-open-source-approach-to-software-procurement/index.htm this is simply disgraceful, & must change

Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracking of surveillance legislation - http://gigaom.com/2014/07/11/lawyers-and-web-experts-attack-uks-fast-tracking-of-surveillance-legislation/ too right #DRIP

#TTIP will ensure European 'dependence on fossil fuels' - https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/eu-us-trade-deal-will-ensure-european-dependence-fossil-fuels so much for being more or less "carbon-neutral" #TAFTA

 Shanghai to host #BRICS Bank: Putin aide - http://thebricspost.com/shanghai-to-host-brics-bank-putin-aide/ makes sense

"ISDS provisions in #TTIP could have no impact on UK's sovereign right to make changes to NHS" - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jul/11/nhs-safeguarded-european-commission-eu-us-trade-deal you still get sued

Satya Nadella Proves That #Microsoft Hasn't Changed At All - http://readwrite.com/2014/07/10/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-productivity-work-life that's a relief - I was worried for a moment...

World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/11/world-council-of-churches-pulls-fossil-fuel-investments momentum for #disinvestment really growing #carbonbubble


 Schon 2005 behauptet: Der BND hackt Computer, hat SWIFT infiltriert und betreibt Industriespionage - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/schon-2005-behauptet-der-bnd-hackt-computer-hat-swift-infiltriert-und-betreibt-industriespionage/

#TTIP: the NHS will be exempt, but how will the rest of the deal effect us? - http://labourlist.org/2014/07/ttip-the-nhs-will-be-exempt-but-how-will-the-rest-of-the-deal-effect-us/ nothing new: UK gov could still be sued


Organic food has more antioxidants and less toxic metals, study finds - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/11/organic-food-more-antioxidants-study more studies would be useful here

Burberry shareholders revolt over Christopher Bailey's pay package - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jul/11/burberry-shareholders-revolt-christian-bailey-pay-package may it be the first of many

the video they don't want you to see - https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/page/share/lego-block-shell-video can't imagine why @Shell @LEGO_Group

European Federation for Investment & Arbitration (EFIA) has started - http://efila.org/?p=2977 pushing for totally unnecessary #ISDS in #TTIP

The Great Corporate Swindle: Agribusiness Sets the US-EU TTIP Agenda - http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-great-corporate-swindle-creation-of-the-worlds-largest-free-trade-area/5390643 (v @greentak)#TAFTA

Academic publishers draft and release their own #OpenAccess licences - http://www.technollama.co.uk/academic-publishers-draft-and-release-their-own-open-access-licences no: these are "fauxpen" - must be ignored

"#ISDS: Textual discussions suspended pending outcome of EU consultation" - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2014/july/tradoc_152666.pdf what about verbal ones? #TTIP

"Workshops on key economic issues regarding enforcement of IPR in EU" - http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/iprenforcement/docs/workshops/140603-call-for-expression-of-interest_en.pdf bet it doesn't include costs of monopolies

White Paper Calls for New Legislation to Combat “Predatory Foreign Websites” - http://infojustice.org/archives/32965  even more privileges

#noTTIP: National day of action, 12 July 2014 - http://www.nottip.org.uk/nationaldayofaction/ that's tomorrow - don't miss the fun #TAFTA

"Before they were three provinces – Baghdad, Mosul & Basra. I think it will be three provinces again" - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/11/kurds-isis-frontier-destiny-beckons seems likely

US-Reaktion auf Spionage-Affäre: Jetzt ist auch Obama verstimmt - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/spionageaffaere-usa-verstimmt-ueber-massregelung-durch-berlin-a-980646.html what next? #nsa #de

German spy agency searches for more moles after US breach - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/11/german-spy-agency-search-moles but what will they do if they find any? #nsa

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while powers that be look away - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/11/miami-drowning-climate-change-deniers-sea-levels-rising oh, strange: #denialist dogma doesn't help

question is: when most of Miami sinks into the sea, will denialist politicians who are responsible get sued for the losses..? #climatechange

Even The Onion Is Mocking Big Pharma's Focus On Patents Over All Else - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140627/18115127709/even-onion-is-mocking-big-pharmas-focus-patents-over-all-else.shtml so well done


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