Thursday, 23 April 2015

150423


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150422 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/04/150422.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

NB: #copyright lobby "assembled the biggest pro-copyright coalition since the 1990s. No name, no launch." - http://www.politico.eu/article/politico-brussels-playbook-presented-by-ge-gazprom-under-fire-verhofstadt-on-fire-grow-shrinks-dg-limbo/

Senator Ron Wyden: The Free Internet Is a Global Priority - http://www.wired.com/2015/04/senator-ron-wyden-free-internet-trade/ a very odd pitch for his #TPA: can't see it working...

#ISDS Trumps National Laws; Here's How The US Thinks It Can Get Around That - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150422/07171130753/corporate-sovereignty-trumps-national-laws-heres-how-us-thinks-it-can-get-around-that.shtml why ISDS must come out of #TTIP, #TPP

Japanese zoo association suspended by world body over #Taiji dolphin hunts - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/23/japanese-zoo-association-suspended-world-body-dolphin-hunts damn right #japan

GM Says That While You May Own Your Car, It Owns The Software In It, Thanks To #Copyright - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150421/23581430744/gm-says-that-while-you-may-own-your-car-it-owns-software-it-thanks-to-copyright.shtml because, er, piracy???

"515 homicides in England and Wales in 2014, 37 fewer than the previous year and the lowest total since 1977." - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/apr/23/crime-rate-ons-lowest-level-england-wales-police

“TTIP won’t lower standards” – let’s break down how - http://www.beuc.eu/blog/ttip-wont-lower-standards-well-then-lets-break-down-how/ how the "pre-#TTIP" regulatory sell-out has already begun...

Chinese Free Trade Is No Threat to American Free Trade - http://www.cato.org/publications/free-trade-bulletin/chinese-free-trade-no-threat-american-free-trade important analysis: no geopolitical argument for #TPP/#TTIP

Green party plan to limit copyright attacked by writers and artists - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/apr/23/green-party-plan-to-limit-copyright-attacked-by-writers-and-artists sense of entitlement strikes again

Unitary Patent: Why is EU Pushing Itself into Irrelevance? - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/upc-3608380/ Has this EU puff-piece been disappeared? #UPC #swpats


Pelosi criticizes Obama-backed trade bill - http://thehill.com/policy/finance/239859-pelosi-criticizes-obama-backed-trade-bill another big name has doubts #TPA

#TTIP Stakeholder Statement: Protect IP from ISDS - http://infojustice.org/archives/34319 important analysis of the deep problems with #ISDS

Insurers lead moves to include financial services in #TTIP - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-policies-and-insurance-sector/insurers-lead-moves-include-financial-services-ttip-314007 interesting, but not surprising

Forest protection is about to get a major boost from satellites and AI - http://mashable.com/2015/04/22/forests-artificial-intelligence/ that's good

 Folter in Rumänien: Ex-Staatschef Iliescu gibt Existenz von CIA-Gefängnis zu - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/cia-foltergefaengnisse-in-rumaenien-ion-iliescu-gibt-existenz-zu-a-1028917.html surprise - not... #torture #ro


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