- Edward Snowden – thorn in the authoritarians side.
- William Hague’s speech on Equador & Julian Assange asylum.
- Having a break from Politics for a while, after #ASOT550, I re-found my love for my #TranceFamily
- Anti-Semitic attitudes are off the charts in Hungary – ADL #Jews #Israel #Loaded #Survey
- My Blog: note to Branka Totić, director of the Serbian Intellectual Property Office, think outside the box re. #ACTA
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My blog: Response to @Europarl_EN’s “ACTA: experts reveal how it could effect civil liberties…” article.
The European Parliament have composed an article entitled, “ACTA: experts reveal how it could affect civil liberties and access to generic medicine“. I’m going to go through it in my usual style, commenting where I see fit . From the article: “Does … Continue reading
(this is a re-post after having accidental over-written the original due to a hangover, I will edit this to get the links and formatting right a little later) I read an article today on “ACTA: European Union’s statement on IP Enforcement Trends at WTO Council for TRIPS”: http://keionline.org/node/1380 I will comment below in the style of the Statement: Agenda … Continue reading
[oops, I've Published a draft, will add to this post later ...] (The workshop can be viewed here or downloaded (1.7 Gb) and played in VLC open source media player here. Thanks to François Revol @mmu_man for those.) Commissioner for … Continue reading
ACTA is causing palpitations higher up the elite food chain. From grass roots internet activists, through Civil Society, through academics, parliamentarians and now international trade delegations at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Yesterday (01/Mar/2012), there was a TRIPs (Trade-Related Aspects of … Continue reading
My Blog: Right to Privacy vs ‘Right to Snoop’. A workshop before the net-war intensifies in our Surveilance society..
Over recent months due to a myriad of reasons, citizens’ internet (netizens) rights have been high on the political and news agenda. We have had Internet Blackout Day to protest US legislation SOPA and PIPA. We have had massive demonstration concerning ACTA, … Continue reading
My Blog: Increased risk of #Extradition via #ACTA Harsh Interpretation and Implementation would make it easier.
Expanding in my initial perhaps tin-foil cap view yesterday regarding extradition via ACTA. A refresh of what European Commissioner Karel De Gucht said (and my comments, from early-hours-of-this-morning post: http://awbmaven.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/karel-de-gucht-1st-exchange-of-views-about-acta-at-inta-29th-feb-2012/ ), “ACTA states that countries signing up may give their intellectual property enforcement … Continue reading
The text of his speech is linked to below: “Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade ACTA – State of Play 1st Exchange of Views with the Committee for International Trade of the European Parliament Brussels, 29 February 2012“ http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=SPEECH/12/136&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en … Continue reading