Thursday, 13 February 2014

140213


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140212 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/02/140212.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

important #AU #copyright reform report - http://www.alrc.gov.au/publications/copyright-report-122 "key recommendation is for introduction of a fair use exception" (v @MsLods)

The Australian Law Reform Commission officially recommends adoption of fair use - http://the1709blog.blogspot.com.au/2014/02/the-australian-law-reform-commission.html?m=1 quick summary of report (v @MsLods)

The Imperative to Share Clinical Study Reports: the #Tamiflu Experience - http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001201 great piece (v @medskep @pharmagossip)

Austrian Collection Society Pushing Members To Support Collecting Fees For Every Embedded Video - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140206/07265826114/austrian-collection-society-pushing-it-20000-members-to-vote-yes-collecting-fees-embedded-videos.shtml </facepalm>

Public forum on anti-people “trade” deal - http://www.bilaterals.org/?public-forum-on-anti-people-trade that's #TPP, of course...

Greens threaten Commission with censure over GM crop - http://www.euractiv.com/cap/black-day-democracy-eu-fails-ban-news-533456 could be fun #EU

Pacific Alliance to eliminate tariffs with new free trade agreement - http://www.bilaterals.org/?pacific-alliance-to-eliminate so why make painful sacrifices for #TPP?

 EU-Radikalreform: "Der Fisch geh√∂rt nicht den Fischern" - http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/natur/eu-fangquoten-interview-mit-fischereikommissarin-damanaki-a-952543.html this: "fish are a commons"

 Google teams with Foxconn to build robots that replace human workers -  http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/02/google-teams-with-foxconn-to-build-robots-that-replace-human-workers/ that will definitely solve world's problems


Nature’s recent “news” article on Text and Data Mining was unacceptable; I ask them to renounce licensing - http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2014/02/10/natures-recent-news-article-on-text-and-data-mining-was-an-unacceptable-marketing-exercise-i-ask-them-to-renounce-licensing/

 Mining projects: Greg Hunt set to grant himself retrospective legal immunity - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/13/mining-greg-hunt-retrospective-legal-immunity so much for "science-based" policy

Content, Ads, Caution - https://blog.lizardwrangler.com/2014/02/13/content-ads-caution/ Mitchell Baker, Chair of the #Mozilla Foundation, on those tiles (v @dajbelshaw)

#ECJ says hyperlinking to freely-available material on other sites doesn't require permission [pdf] - http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2014-02/cp140020en.pdf (v @kaatje36)

Copying, sharing and remixing - what do you think? - http://www.francisdavey.co.uk/2014/02/copying-sharing-and-remixing-what-do.html here's an academic survey that needs some help

Guardian's seven-figure deal to build on 'shared values' & provide branded content 4 Unilever - http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/guardian-signs-seven-figure-deal-build-shared-values-provide-branded-content-unilever 1st mozilla, now this

LIBE: No EU-US trade deal unless fundamental rights ensured - http://www.neurope.eu/article/libe-no-eu-us-trade-deal-unless-fundamental-rights-ensured also says suspend Safe Harbour & TFTP #TAFTA/#TTIP

#AU Greens move to compel release of Korean FTA economic modelling - http://peter-whish-wilson.greensmps.org.au/content/media-releases/media-release-greens-move-compel-release-korean-fta-economic-modelling these must always be published #TPP #TAFTA/#TTIP

Netflix Rather Quietly Admits Verizon Isn't Throttling Netflix Streams - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140212/10171026199/netflix-rather-quietly-admits-verizon-isnt-throttling-netflix-streams.shtml this time, at least...

Pelosi Puts Obama Trade Powers on Slow Track - http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/02/12/pelosi-puts-obama-trade-powers-on-slow-track/ huge blow to #fasttrack & thus #TPP

Agri-Business: Why EU trade deals are causing jitters - http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/agribusiness-why-eu-trade-deals-are-causing-jitters-30004761.html rightly: EU farms will be badly affected (v @CETAWatch)

Adult content takedowns need judicial ruling, says former public prosecutor - http://www.iptegrity.com/index.php/internet-threats/950-adult-content-takedowns-need-judicial-ruling-says-former-public-prosecutor giving IWF censor powers ridiculous #UK

Shanghai Tower (650 meters) - Shanghai Tower (650 meters) the most stomach-churning video I have ever seen... (v @TeaWithCarl)

Jackie Chan: Chinese attitudes to illegal wildlife products are changing - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/13/jackie-chan-chinese-attitudes-illegal-wildlife-products-change I hope he's right, we don't have much time


Europe's Highest Court Says Linking Doesn't Require Permission - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140213/03060726207/europes-highest-court-says-linking-doesnt-require-permission.shtml er, why are we even asking this in 2014?

UK storms and floods show climate change is upon us - Lord Stern - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/13/storms-floods-climate-change-upon-us-lord-stern good, sensible piece

NAFTA’s 20 - Year Legacy and the Fate of #TPP [pdf] - https://www.citizen.org/documents/NAFTAs-20-year-legacy.pdf detailed analysis of #NAFTA's failure in every way

Leaked #NSA Memo: Fueling Perception #Snowden Did Not Work Alone & Is No Whistleblower - http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2014/02/13/leaked-nsa-memo-fueling-the-perception-snowden-did-not-work-alone-is-no-whistleblower/ really pushing the smears

As Obama Meets Neighbors, Nafta Critics Warn Over New Trade Deal - http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/02/13/as-obama-meets-neighbors-nafta-critics-warn-over-new-trade-deal/ #NAFTA was a disaster: why extend to #TPP nations?

USTR’s proposal for Intellectual Property Chapter of #TPP will endanger access to medicines for all - http://www.citizen.org/USTR-IP-proposal-for-TPP-endangers-access-to-medicines-for-all-say-health-advocates unacceptable


#TPP intrudes too far - http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/columnists/9720931/Trade-deal-intrudes-too-far good point: business gets free insurance from #ISDS, but public pays when nation loses

UK Government Official Gets Twitter Parody Account Closed Down For Mocking Politicians And Heads Of Large Companies - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140211/08265426175/uk-government-dpartment-demands-twitter-parody-account-be-closed-down-mocking-politicians-heads-large-companies.shtml


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