EU Politicians Say: Don't Undermine Data Protection Rules With TAFTA/#TTIP -- And Stop The Mass Surveillance - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150403/11280230540/eu-politicians-say-dont-undermine-data-protection-rules-with-taftattip-stop-mass-surveillance.shtml
hugely important new site: http://stoptradesecrets.eu/en/ we must stop this dangerous #EU legislation: "threat to fundamental rights" #tradesecrets
The Wellcome Trust’s polite business chats won’t save the Earth - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/08/polite-business-chats-wont-save-earth-fossil-fuel-divestment Sir John Sulston making sense, as usual...
Brazil’s National Cancer Institute names GM crops as cause of massive pesticide use - http://www.gmwatch.org/index.php/news/archive/2015-articles/16067-brazil-s-national-cancer-institute-names-gm-crops-as-cause-of-massive-pesticide-use
Turns Out Feds Actually Tracked Most International Calls For Nearly A Decade Before 9/11 -- Didn't Stop The Attack - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150407/17213830578/turns-out-feds-actually-tracked-most-international-calls-nearly-decade-before-911-didnt-stop-attack.shtml
Rapid global warming may be coming sooner than you think - http://mashable.com/2015/04/09/rapid-global-warming/ so much for the "global warming hiatus"
Is It Acceptable For Academics To Pay For Privatized, Expedited Peer Review? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150401/04575630511/is-it-acceptable-academics-to-pay-privatized-expedited-peer-review.shtml discuss
Changing #China's tastes could save world's wildlife - http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630164.800-changing-chinas-tastes-could-save-worlds-wildlife.html?cmpid=RSS|NSNS|2012-GLOBAL|online-news clearly vitally important
Chevron's Secret Videos Show Corp. Technicians Finding & Mocking Extensive Oil Contamination in Ecuador Rainforest - http://www.bilaterals.org/?chevron-s-secret-videos-show
Australian Court Says Dallas Buyers Club Copyright Trolling May Proceed, With Some Caveats - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150407/07215430572/australian-court-says-dallas-buyers-club-copyright-trolling-may-proceed-with-some-caveats.shtml
A new report on TTIP (in Swedish) has just been published - http://static.katalys.org/uploads/report/pdf_color/18/katalys_no._19.pdf "#TTIP is based on overly optimistic assumptions"
USTR Backtracks on Commitments with Intellectual Property & #ISDS - http://infojustice.org/archives/34219 gosh, what a surprise
Can ‘Speedo diplomacy’ save one of the world's last pristine oceans? - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/09/can-speedo-diplomacy-save-one-worlds-last-pristine-oceans seems unlikely, but we can hope....
#TTIP: Amerikaner schlagen Tauschhandel vor - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/ttip-usa-fordern-tauschhandel-zu-schiedsgerichten-a-1027099.html selling #EU sovereignty 4 a bag of beans (v @BoeckingD @bendrath)#ISDS
Big Media Companies Insist That VPN Services Violate #Copyright Law - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150408/17453230597/big-media-companies-insist-that-vpn-services-violate-copyright-law.shtml this was inevitable #cryptowars
Trade deal could cost Irish beef farmers €50m - http://www.fwi.co.uk/business/trade-deal-could-cost-irish-beef-farmers-50m-euros.htm people finally waking up to big costs of #TTIP #ireland
Nobel prize winners join call for charities to divest from fossil fuels - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/08/nobel-laureates-echo-calls-for-charities-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels @wellcometrust looking really bad now
New NAFTA rulings favor corporations over community values, environment - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201504/new-nafta-rulings-favor-corporations-over-community-values-environment foretaste of what #TTiP, #CETA could bring
DEA Phone Tracking Program Would Have Continued If Not For Snowden - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150408/07131630587/dea-phone-tracking-program-would-have-continued-if-not-snowden.shtml reasons to be grateful to him..
Review: Anonabox or InvizBox, which Tor router better anonymizes online life? - http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/04/review-anonabox-or-invizbox-which-tor-router-better-anonymizes-online-life/2/ useful
#TTIP: Do the Geopolitical arguments stack up? - http://ttip2015.eu/blog-detail/blog/TTIP%20geopolitics%20B%C3%BCtikofer.html good interview with @bueti: important points #china
U.S. secretly tracked billions of calls for decades - http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/04/07/dea-bulk-telephone-surveillance-operation/70808616/ didn't stop the big attacks, did it? #surveillance
More than 100 top doctors attack government record on #NHS - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/07/more-than-100-top-doctors-attack-government-record-on-nhs "Lansley’s Act is denationalising healthcare"
Chinese are snapping up EU companies - http://qz.com/376057/chinese-corporate-raiders-are-snapping-up-british-companies/ $220 billion so far: why #ISDS in EU-China trade deal would be madness