#TPP: 'She's a beauty, mate!' Really? - http://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/tpp-the-devils-in-the-unknown-details-20151007-gk326i.html er, no actually, as people will discover when they finally get the text
Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of #TPP - http://www.theage.com.au/comment/tobacco-carveout-highlights-risks-of-tpp-20151007-gk38os.html 'cos 1000s of other companies can use #ISDS to sue to impede gov policy
#TPP stifling rather than sustaining - http://www.lowyinstitute.org/publications/tpp-stifling-rather-sustaining "The downsides are uncertain and could be large, while the upsides are small"
#TPP digital rights fears: IP laws lock-in, offshore housing of personal data - http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/tpp-digital-rights-fears-ip-laws-lockin-offshore-housing-of-personal-data-20151006-gk2bt0.html unlike in EU, where privacy wins
Clinton opposes new Pacific trade pact in break with Obama - http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/08/us-usa-election-clinton-tpp-idUSKCN0S12HX20151008 I'm not convinced: still lots of wiggle room #TPP
#AU sugar Farmers disappointed and Qld National Party MPs may cross floor on #TPP - http://www.canegrowers.com.au/page/Industry_Centre/Media_Centre/Media_Releases/Australian_sugar_TPP_A_story_of_contrasts_ASA_media_release/ when reality kicks in, TPP fails
Official New Zealand 'Fact Sheet' on Intellectual Property in #TPP - http://tpp.mfat.govt.nz/assets/docs/TPP_factsheet_Intellectual-Property.PDF more of a "fact" sheet, methinks... #NZ
Mass protest against #TTIP and #CETA to take place in Berlin - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/mass-protest-against-ttip-and-ceta-take-place-berlin-317066 the place to be...
Why we'll sue CEOs who ignore climate change - http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/oct/08/business-boss-legal-action-court-climate-change great idea, can't start soon enough
Smoke from Indonesian fires blankets Thai holiday island in haze - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/08/smoke-from-indonesian-fires-blankets-thai-holiday-island-of-phuket-in-haze "Indonesia needs to convict plantation companies"
Pint-sized DNA sequencer impresses first users - http://www.nature.com/news/pint-sized-dna-sequencer-impresses-first-users-1.17483 this is gobsmacking - in the nicest possible way #genomics
.@ArsTechnicaUK is hiring a Technology Editor - http://arstechnica.co.uk/staff/2015/10/ars-uk-is-hiring-a-technology-editor/ form an orderly line, please...
Malaysian government's summary of #TPP - http://fta.miti.gov.my/miti-fta/resources/Summary_of_The_Trans-Pacific_Partnership_Agreement.pdf #my
Purdue Completely Freaks Out Because Gellman's Speech Shows Classified #Snowden Docs Already Seen By Millions - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151007/16463332473/purdue-university-completely-freaks-out-because-bart-gellmans-speech-shows-classified-snowden-docs-already-seen-millions.shtml
Matthew Keys Found Guilty Of Criminal 'Hacking' For Sharing News Company Login - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151007/17063532474/matthew-keys-found-guilty-criminal-hacking-sharing-news-company-login.shtml absurd
The Right Way To Stop Piracy: Carrot of Stick? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151007/14402732471/right-way-to-stop-piracy.shtml new free report from @mmasnick's @CopiaInstitute #copyright
Wikipedia founder says the UK's proposed ban on crypto is “moronic” - http://boingboing.net/2015/10/08/jimmy-wales-calls-uks-propos.html & that's being kind...
#Genepatents probably dead worldwide following Australian court decision - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/10/gene-patents-probably-dead-worldwide-following-australian-court-decision/ great: this will save many lives #myriad
How the NDP and Liberals can defeat the Tories: a data-driven approach - http://boingboing.net/2015/10/08/how-the-ndp-and-liberals-can-d.html now that's an interesting approach... #ca
TRAI wants definitive sunset date for mandatory GPS: Privacy concerns? - http://www.medianama.com/2015/10/223-trai-gps-mandatory/ er, just a bit #india
Lumber liquidators pleads guilty to importing illegal wood products, settles with department of justice - http://content.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2015/10/lumber-liquidators-pleads-guilty-importing-illegal-wood-products-settles
#asbestos "cost industry more than $50 billion to date, as a possible model" for #teflon's C8 costs to Dupont - https://theintercept.com/2015/10/08/dupont-found-liable-in-c8-trial/
Public Broadcasters Rally For #TTIP To Respect UNESCO Cultural Diversity Treaty - http://www.ip-watch.org/2015/10/08/public-broadcasters-rally-for-ttip-to-respect-unesco-cultural-diversity-treaty/
The Coming Collision Between EU Privacy Regulation And American Free Speech - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151002/22252332432/coming-collision-between-eu-privacy-regulation-american-free-speech.shtml eeek, could be bad...
“Weev” threatens prosecutors with info from Ashley Madison leaks - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/10/weev-threatens-prosecutors-with-info-from-ashley-madison-leaks/ whoa
No more new cars or furniture, says king as oil slump forces cuts on Saudi Arabia - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/08/no-more-new-cars-furniture-king-oil-slump-forces-cuts-saudi-arabia whoa, it's happening...
"#Mozilla intends to remove support for most NPAPI plugins in #Firefox" - https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2015/10/08/npapi-plugins-in-firefox/ I'd rather they dropped the #DRM
Appeals Court: No You Can't Copyright Yoga - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151008/11264432480/appeals-court-no-you-cant-copyright-yoga.shtml not this again...
#NZ "will also need to provide 10 years of data protection for new agricultural chemicals" under #TPP - http://tpp.mfat.govt.nz/assets/docs/TPP_factsheet_Intellectual-Property.PDF anti-science
re last tweet: this undermines science because data is just facts, but #TPP gives extended monopolies on those facts #outrageous
law firms "are likely to see considerable work from the #ISDS provisions in" #TPP - http://www.australasianlawyer.com.au/news/legal-experts-weigh-in-on-tpp-206498.aspx you bet - and how #AU
#NZ #TPP factsheets - http://tpp.mfat.govt.nz/#fact_sheets is there no claim about the economic growth this will produce? maybe 'cos there's none
Chinese 'ivory queen' charged with smuggling 706 elephant tusks - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/08/chinese-ivory-queen-charged-smuggling-706-elephant-tusks this is a very hopeful sign; more please
Clinton's #TPP deal disapproval is 'a critical turning point' - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oct/08/hillary-clinton-tpp-disapproval-critical-turning-point yes, provided she doesn't do another policy flip