Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160111 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/01/160111.html yesterday's tweets as a single page
Journalists and whistleblowers protected under new Trade Secrets Directive - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/journalists-and-whistleblowers-protected-under-new-trade-secrets-directive that's welcome
"ISDS is a tool to implement the law, not one to make or change it" - http://www.allianceforresponsiblecommerce.com/en/myths no, that is what *national* courts are for
Reg cooperation is not about lowering protection but making regs more compatible - http://www.allianceforresponsiblecommerce.com/en/myths but main way is levelling *down*
"EU regulators will not be forced into unilaterally abandoning precautionary principle" - 'cos doing it *willingly*: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/05/eu-dropped-plans-for-safer-pesticides-because-of-ttip-and-pressure-from-us/
"European Commission has launched a range of initiatives to increase transparency" - sure, more transparency than before, still limited
"public debate around important
be based on evidence and facts"; what, like this?
Wrong kind of sunlight delays Southeastern trains in London - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jan/12/wrong-kind-of-sunlight-delays-southeastern-trains-london "Leaves on the line. Wrong snow. Now sunshine!"
Patents On Presentation Of Information Excluded In EU, But Germany Granted A Patent On A Graphical User Interface - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160108/09240633281/patents-presentation-information-excluded-eu-germany-has-just-granted-patent-graphical-user-interface.shtml
Bauxite mining moratorium could land Malaysia in trouble under
says law professor -
The hostile use of civilian
the UK, and what to do about it -
we use lasers or bean bags?
“We think prices could fall as low as $10 a barrel" - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jan/12/sell-everything-ahead-of-stock-market-crash-say-rbs-economists
Ministry says alterations to
cost #NZ up
to $55 million a year -
course, here's what public gets
"Transparency is the cornerstone of a legitimate and accountable ISDS system" - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1278 nope:
WaPo Contributor Finally Admits He's a Shill for Fossil Fuel Industry on Climate Change - http://www.alternet.org/media/wapo-contributor-finally-admits-hes-shill-fossil-fuel-industry-climate-change surprise...not
For More Than 50 Years, DuPont Concealed the Cancer-Causing Properties of Teflon - http://www.alternet.org/personal-health/dupont-duplicity-chemical-giant-hid-cancer-causing-properties-teflon fewer regs needed? I think not...
Toddler walking to nursery by herself led off-duty policeman to mother's body - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jan/12/toddler-walking-to-nursery-by-herself-led-off-duty-policeman-to-mothers-body pognant story