Wednesday, 16 March 2016

160315


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160314 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/03/160314.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Obama to kill off Arctic oil drilling - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/15/obama-to-kill-off-arctic-oil-drilling working on his legacy again; that's good...

Investigatory powers bill not up to the task - http://www.theguardian.com/law/2016/mar/14/investigatory-powers-bill-not-up-to-the-task that's what this impressive list of legal scholars say... #IPBill

here's the latest #TTIP leak: "Proposal for Chapter: Good Regulatory Practices" - https://www.lobbycontrol.de/wp-content/uploads/regulatory-cooperation-february-2016.pdf lots of anti-democratic stuff here

Can't Make This Up: Paramount Says Star Trek Fan Flick Violates Copyright On Klingon And 'Uniform With Gold Stars' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160313/23584833894/cant-make-this-up-paramount-says-star-trek-fan-flick-violates-copyright-klingon-uniform-with-gold-stars.shtml

We need to get this investigatory powers bill right – it’s not fit for purpose now - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/mar/15/investigatory-powers-bill-labour-law?CMP=share_btn_tw says @Keir_Starmer...#IPBill

#CETA: Who pulled the plug on the right to regulate? - https://blog.ffii.org/ceta-who-pulled-the-plug-on-the-right-to-regulate/ "Euthanasia during a legal scrub"

Is GCHQ Embedded in Wikipedia? - https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2016/03/the-astonishing-case-of-the-doppelganger/ lots of weird stuff happening

Is #ISDS in EU Trade Agreements Legal under EU Law? - https://www.iisd.org/itn/2016/02/29/is-isds-in-eu-trade-agreements-legal-under-eu-law-laurens-ankersmit/ rather important question #TTIP

US & EU trade union leaders: #TTIP negotiations 'On the Wrong Course' - https://www.etuc.org/press/us-and-eu-trade-union-leaders-ttip-negotiations-wrong-course everyone agrees - except the 1% who benefit

Analysis: How #TPP, #TTIP and agriculture are shaping EU #Japan trade talks - http://www.borderlex.eu/analysis-mega-regional-domino-games-agriculture-shaping-eu-japan-talks/ interesting stuff

Sanders & the death of #TPP: Why his stunning Michigan upset could be the final nail in the free-trade coffin - https://www.salon.com/2016/03/15/bernie_sanders_the_death_of_tpp_why_his_stunning_michigan_upset_could_be_the_final_nail_in_the_free_trade_coffin/

Metal prospectors discover astonishing treasure hoards from Anglo-Saxon England - http://arstechnica.co.uk/science/2016/03/metal-prospectors-discover-astonishing-treasure-hoards-from-anglo-saxon-england/ fab stuff

Despair Fatigue - http://thebaffler.com/salvos/despair-fatigue-david-graeber brilliant analysis, great writing, oddly hopeful: what's not to like? #UK

Louisiana's vanishing island: the climate 'refugees' resettling for $52m - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/15/louisiana-isle-de-jean-charles-island-sea-level-resettlement a story from the near future

White House Begins To Realize It May Have Made A Huge Mistake In Going After Apple Over iPhone Encryption - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160314/16561133907/white-house-begins-to-realize-it-may-have-made-huge-mistake-going-after-apple-over-iphone-encryption.shtml

MPs vote in favour of Investigatory Powers Bill after Labour, SNP abstain [Updated] - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/03/investigatory-powers-bill-labour-and-snp-to-abstain-from-parliamentary-vote/ not very promising... #IPBill


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