Friday, 23 January 2015

150122


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150121 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/01/150121.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page


Plain cigarette packaging: pro-smoking groups and #Ukip condemn move - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/22/plain-cigarette-packaging-pro-soking-ukip-condemn-move well, that sums up the Kippers...

#TTIP - facts, fiction and the future - http://www.europarl.org.uk/en/ukevents/forthcomingevents/ttip.html typically 1-sided event - shame on @Europarl_EN @MalmstromEU @davidmartinmep

evidently @Europarl_EN thinks case for #TTIP so weak it doesn't dare risk having any critical voices raised; pathetic cowardice

UN urges Burma to condemn monk who called envoy ‘bitch’ and ‘whore’ - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/22/un-urges-burma-leader-condemn-monk-envoy-bitch-whore now it's buddhists flying the flag for religion

Chinese Director's Film For Greenpeace Shows How #Smog Changes Everything - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/21/china-smog-film-greenpeace_n_6520454.html beautifully done #china

China to Begin Security Vetting of Foreign Technology This Year - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-21/china-to-begin-security-vetting-of-foreign-technology-this-year.html why #China must go open source

Why “Fast Track” is a Bad Idea - https://www.publicknowledge.org/news-blog/blogs/why-fast-track-is-a-bad-idea basically, it eviscerates democracy #TPP #TAFTA/#TTIP

Democrats Warn Obama They Don't Have His Back On Trade Plans - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/21/obama-trade-agreements-democrats_n_6518212.html not such a cakewalk... #TPA

If ‘plain’ packaging does not deter smokers, why was industry against it? - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/22/plain-packaging-not-deter-smokers-big-tobacco exactly

BBC and ITV set to expand party leader debates to include Greens, SNP and Plaid Cymru - http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/jan/22/bbc-and-itv-set-to-expand-party-leader-debates-to-include-greens-snp-and-plaid-cymru things start to move? #GE2015

Global Civil Society launches the Internet Social Forum - http://justnetcoalition.org/ISF potentially big: we need something like this

Lord Blair's circumvention of democracy by bringing in Snooper's Charter as "amendment" is a disgrace & an insult - http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/lbill/2014-2015/0075/amend/su075-I-rev-b.pdf



Barrett Brown Sentenced To 63 Months In Jail For Daring To Do Journalism On Hacked Info - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150122/12112129780/barrett-brown-sentenced-to-63-months-jail-daring-to-do-journalism-hacked-info.shtml awful result

‘Snooper’s charter’: four Lords in bid to pass changed version before election - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/22/snoopers-charter-changed-version-pass-before-election shame on these arrogant old men

Ban fracking, says former Tory environment secretary Spelman - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/22/ban-fracking-says-former-tory-environment-secretary-caroline-spelman "could derail efforts to tackle climate change"

Farage says plain packaging plan is ‘appalling intrusion into consumer choice and the operation of the free market’ - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/22/plain-cigarette-packaging-pro-soking-ukip-condemn-move

"In a possible sign of the #Greens’ influence, Labour announced it was likely to back a moratorium on #fracking" - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jan/22/labour-radical-counter-greens-peter-hain


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