Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150423 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/04/150423.html yesterday's tweets as a single page
#Azerbaijan is playing games with Europe - http://www.politico.eu/article/azerbaijan-is-playing-games-with-europe/ "massive human rights crackdown as the European Games near"
</sigh> GE #tarsand-washing at end - http://www.politico.eu/article/politico-brussels-playbook-greek-heat-migration-omnishambles-european-divides-schulz-readies-to-replace-merkel/ point is, tar sands massively polluting; fiddling with sound waves irrelevant
DVD Makers Say That You Don't Really Own The DVDs You Bought... Thanks To #Copyright - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150422/23110430764/dvd-makers-say-that-you-dont-really-own-dvds-you-bought-thanks-to-copyright.shtml uh-huh
A Residence With Locking Doors And A Working Toilet Is All That's Needed To Justify A No-Knock Warrant - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150418/09164130713/residence-with-locking-doors-working-toilet-is-all-thats-needed-to-justify-no-knock-warrant.shtml wait, what?
If You Really Think #TPP Is About 'Trade' Then Your Analysis Is Already Wrong - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150422/23441830765/if-you-really-think-tpp-is-about-trade-then-your-analysis-is-already-wrong.shtml important point
#Canada Extends #Copyright Terms, Finally Giving Musicians Who Released Works > 50 Years Ago A Reason To Create - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150423/16043930780/canada-extends-copyright-terms-finally-giving-musicians-who-released-works-more-than-50-years-ago-reason-to-create.shtml
NSA spied on EU politicians and companies with help from German intelligence - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/nsa-spied-on-eu-politicians-and-companies-with-help-from-german-intelligence/ likely to make #TTIP even less popular
Irish Legislator Proposes Law That Would Make Annoying People Online A Criminal Act - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150419/11285630721/irish-legislator-proposes-law-that-would-make-annoying-people-online-criminal-act.shtml
Recording Industry's Latest Plan To Mess Up The Internet: Do Away With Safe Harbors - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150417/17562430706/recording-industrys-latest-plan-to-mess-up-internet-do-away-with-safe-harbors.shtml stunning greed & stupidity
"earlier today the Commission approved 19 pending #GMO applications" - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/april/tradoc_153394.pdf definitely not a pre-#TTIP sell-out, oh no...
"to make as much progress [with #TTIP negotiations] as possible in 2015" - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/april/tradoc_153394.pdf recognition won't be finished in 2015
The downside of “Drill, baby, drill!”—degraded North American ecosystems - http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/04/the-downside-of-drill-baby-drill-degraded-north-american-ecosystems/ "50,000 new wells per year since 2000"
Former CIA head’s no-jail sentence for leaking called “gross hypocrisy” - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/former-cia-directors-no-jail-sentence-for-leaking-decried-as-gross-hypocrisy/ & that's putting it mildly
Japanese Court Orders Google To Remove Customer Reviews From Its Maps Service -- Globally - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150416/06443630673/japanese-court-orders-google-to-remove-customer-reviews-maps-service-globally.shtml this will not end well
EU's approved GMOs mostly glyphosate-resistant - http://ec.europa.eu/food/dyna/gm_register/index_en.cfm so we're going to have more carcinogens in our plates thanks 2 this?
Compare And Contrast Prosecution And Sentences Of David Petraeus With Government Whistleblowers - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150424/06331530782/compare-contrast-prosecution-sentences-david-petraeus-with-government-whistleblowers.shtml shameless
Boozy Farage holds impromptu victory party after poll boost - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/apr/24/boozy-farage-impromptu-victory-party-thanet-poll-boost-ukip-campaign oh, well, since he's won, no need to vote for him...
Obama: "I keep on hearing people repeating this notion that [TPP]’s ‘secret,’ it’s dishonest" http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2015/04/24/obama-escalates-push-back-against-elizabeth-warren-and-other-trade-deal-critics/ no, you're dishonest
#NZ: "Thousands say NO to Investors’ Rights to Sue" - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1504/S00232/thousands-say-no-to-investors-rights-to-sue.htm take anti-democratic #ISDS out of #TPP
There may have been a poison pill in the fast-track trade bill - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/23/there-may-have-been-a-poison-pill-in-the-fast-track-trade-legislation/ fascinating #TPA #TPP #TTIP
#TPP critical for NZ's future trade ... it's a pity the idea hasn't been sold to the public - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11438240 what utter toffee
here's why there is no geopolitical argument for #TPP: "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 #NZ
DHS Opening Office In Silicon Valley To More Efficiently Complain To Tech Companies About Encryption - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150422/15465130761/dhs-opening-office-silicon-valley-to-more-efficiently-complain-to-tech-companies-about-encryption.shtml
Cameron dodges debate with candidate campaigning for NHS - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/apr/24/david-cameron-challenger-clive-peedell-debate-avoid-encounter Cameron should see a doctor soon: he's got a yellow belly
Dear @wellcometrust - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2015/apr/24/wellcome-trust-letters-fossil-fuel-divestment why not get a clue? #divestment
U.S., Japan make progress in #TPP talks but no deal seen yet: White House - http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/24/us-usa-japan-idUSKBN0NF21320150424 new, really definite, deadline: 2017..