Thursday, 29 January 2015

150128


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150127 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/01/150127.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TPP Issue-by-Issue Information Center - https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements/trans-pacific-partnership/tpp-issue-issue-negotiating-objectives the US government's cant & half-truths here are sickening

EU counter-terror plan involves blanket collection of passengers’ data - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/28/european-commission-blanket-collection-passenger-data without a scrap of evidence it's needed

Follow your convictions – this could be the end of the politics of fear - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/28/convictions-politics-fear-syriza-podemos-snp-green "neoliberal consensus is collapsing"

Asio has never destroyed any web or phone data collected on Australians - http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/jan/28/asio-has-never-destroyed-any-web-or-phone-data-collected-on-australians got that #AU? ready to be used against you

Calls for ISPs to filter content could be illegal, EU council documents suggest - http://www.pcworld.com/article/2873232/calls-for-isps-to-filter-content-could-be-illegal-eu-council-documents-suggest.html so don't do it

#iPhone 6: 85% of the estimated 95 kg of CO2 emitted during its entire lifecycle occurs at the manufacturing stage - http://therestartproject.org/consumption/the-footprint-of-those-iphones/

Israeli rights group questions legality of targeting Gaza homes in war - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/28/israel-policy-targeting-gaza-homes-human-rights kudos to them

Care.data refuseniks will be DENIED CANCER SCREENING invites - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/01/28/caredata_optouts_mean_no_cancer_screening_invites_nhs/ callous & shameful blackmail (v @superglaze)

#TTIP: Regulations Handcuffed - http://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2015/01/ttip-regulations-handcuffed hugely important leak about #TTIP's core assault on democracy; worse than #ISDS

#TTIP Update XLIX - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xlix-3595732/ 2 important leaks show how transatlantic regulatory bodies will undermine EU/national sovereignty

 The Guardian completes its relaunch with global release of redesigned site - http://thenextweb.com/media/2015/01/28/guardian-completes-relaunch-global-release-redesigned-site/ and it's really horrible...

in fact, new @guardian design looks like something from GeoCities...

NHS renationalisation: "As under UK law, in such cases, compensation would be required" - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-and-ttip-letter-from-eu-trade-commissioner-which is why we don't need #ISDS


"a majority in European Parliament also opposes the [#TTIP] agreement" - http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/eu-fears-ttif-free-trade-agreement-could-spur-litigation-a-1015013.html good piece: understands key issues on #ISDS


Whose Side is the European Union On? - http://www.martinwhitlock.co.uk/2015/01/whose-side-is-eu-on.html?spref=tw great, wide-ranging analysis of implications of #ISDS consultation & #TTIP


"Dem Report zufolge würde die Streichung von #ISDS Gegenreaktionen provozieren" - http://wirtschaftsblatt.at/home/nachrichten/europa/4649396/Autobosse-machen-Druck-fur-Freihandelsabkommen-TTIP IOW,@EU_Commission lacks spine


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