Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 151203 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/12/151203_4.html yesterday's tweets as a single page
Bad-loser Farage whines about Labour's big win in Oldham, shows he knows #UKIP existentially threatened by Corbyn - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2015/dec/04/oldham-byelection-corbyn-says-jim-mcmahons-big-win-is-a-vote-of-confidence-in-labour
Taking Stock of ISIS Oil: Part 2 - http://energyfuse.org/taking-stock-of-isis-oil-part-2/ fascinating piece about small-scale local refineries (v @Elizrael @EliotHiggins)
Using Content Delivery Networks To Circumvent The Great Firewall Of #China - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151125/09040432905/using-content-delivery-networks-to-circumvent-great-firewall-china.shtml v clever approach #censorship
Protecting online privacy by enhancing IT security and strengthening EU IT capabilities - http://www.stoa.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/cms/home/events/workshops/privacy next week, live streaming
The Campaign for Freedom of Information response to the UK Commission on Freedom of Information - https://www.cfoi.org.uk/2015/11/response-to-the-commission-on-freedom-of-information/
#TiSA major obstacle for governments willing to switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy - http://www.uniglobalunion.org/news/tisa-trade-services-agreement-could-become-a-major-obstacle-governments-willing-switch-fossil
#TISA: Non-binding “Targets” for Climate, but Binding Rules on Trade in Services - http://www.uniglobalunion.org/sites/default/files/files/news/tisa_leak_climate_energy_enviro_-_final_our_world_is_not_for_sale_analysis.pdf profits before planet
Farm issues could scupper free trade deal with EU: U.S. - http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-europe-usa-idUSKBN0TK4O420151201 #TTIP is nothing but bad news for EU farmers
latest @EU_Commission sell-out: it wants to remove any reference of trade from #COP21 statement. will @Europarl_EN accept that? #ISDS
"EU's overall objective to have COP decisions without any explicit mention of trade & IPR & to minimize discussions on trade-related issues"
EU: "Any attempt to create new provision/agenda item/work programme/mechanism on trade/IPR at the UNFCCC discussions cannot be accepted"
German Parliament Spy Oversight Board Sues German Government Over Data Sharing With NSA - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151203/09252832978/german-parliament-spy-oversight-board-sues-german-government-over-data-sharing-with-nsa.shtml astonishing stuff in #de
Republicans line up to crush gun control efforts - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/dec/04/day-after-san-bernardino-republicans-line-up-to-crush-gun-control-efforts why do they hate the future US victims so much?
Summit rules out ban on gene editing embryos destined to become people - http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/dec/03/gene-editing-summit-rules-out-ban-on-embryos-destined-to-become-people-dna-human "gene editing" now clearly a thing #crispr
Why we should all be worried about our BITs – or at least what foreign investors are doing with them - https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/ruth-bergan/why-we-should-all-be-worried-about-our-bits-or-at-least-what-foreign-investors-are-do #ISDS
Bhutan has ‘most ambitious pledge’ at the Paris climate summit - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/03/bhutan-has-most-ambitious-pledge-at-paris-climate-summit we should clearly let #Bhutan run the planet...
US Parents more worried about sex than violence in film, survey reveals - http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/dec/04/parents-more-worried-about-sex-than-violence-in-film-survey well, there's your problem, then...
Up In the Air: How to solve #London’s air quality crisis - http://www.policyexchange.org.uk/publications/category/item/up-in-the-air-how-to-solve-london-s-air-quality-crisis-part-1 totally unacceptable for this still to be a problem...
Climate deniers agree their key messages for journalists (with a journalist in the room) - https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/adam-ramsay/climate-skeptics-agree-their-key-messages-for-journalists-with-journalist-in-room pathetic but interesting
Let's Fix EU #Copyright! - http://youcan.fixcopyright.eu/ online forms help frame & submit your answers 2 important EU consultation; open to all
Get Out and Code: Computer Science Education Week Begins Monday - http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/185-jennifer-cloer/871025-get-out-and-code-computer-science-education-week-begins-monday
Former Bush Press Secretary Says The Answer To Mass Shootings Is... More Domestic Surveillance - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151204/00334132984/former-bush-press-secretary-says-answer-to-mass-shootings-is-more-surveillance.shtml of course
final report on #TPP by the Labor Advisory Committee - https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/Labor-Advisory-Committee-for-Trade-Negotiations-and-Trade-Policy.pdf "believes the agreement should not be submitted to Congress"
IGPAC report on #TPP representing state & local government - https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/Intergovernmental-Policy-Advisory-Committee-on-Trade.pdf " analysis of ISDS provisions thorough, quite critical"