Monthly Archives: February 2012

My Blog: Reply to Philippe de Buck regarding #EC not being happy #EP is referring #ACTA to #ECJ cc @StopACTAnow

Philippe de Buck from the European Commission has written a letter to ACTA Rappateur David Martin MEP.  Here is a link to that letter: http://www.iccwbo.org/uploadedFiles/BASCAP/Pages/Business%20Europe.pdf I will comment on the bulk of his letter: “The European Commission has announced that it … Continue reading

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My Blog: My observations of the #ACTA related #INTA meetings today, 28 Feb 2012

OK, the day started late for me as I was catching up late into the night finishing off a request for an urbandictionary.com definition for “BRPF“: https://awbmaven.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/my-blog-brpfs-belligerent-radicalized-proselytizing-fundamentalist-the-enemy-of-humanity-brpf/ First up was the Committee on International Trade INTA news conference hosted by European Parliament rapporteur for INTA, David … Continue reading

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My Blog: EU-US Passenger Data Agreement (#PNR), trans-national #EU data transfers. #URGENT #ACTION

Today, we have a report on a meeting regarding the proposed “EU-US Passenger Data Agreement” (also called the Passenger Name Records, or PNR). From that report, “Does the EU-US passenger data deal offer enough safeguards for EU citizens? Is the balance between … Continue reading

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My Blog: BRPF’s – #Belligerent #Radicalized #Proselytizing #Fundamentalist, the enemy of #Humanity #BRPF

I think it about time to write on my blog about a useful label I coined to categorize whom in humanity I think is the “enemy”. Before you can stand up to your enemy, you need a way of identifying … Continue reading

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My Blog: Tips for Activists – Inform, Enable, and Incite to Action. Observations of anti-#ACTA demo in #Vienna #Feb25 #IPRED

I attended the anti-ACTA demonstration in Vienna on Saturday 25th February 2012: https://www.facebook.com/events/185713728201250/ I had already attended the anti-ACTA demonstration in Vienna on Saturday 11th February 2012. On the 11th, it was very cold and I estimate the attendence at 5000. On … Continue reading

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My blog: “Don’t Be Naïve about Anonymous or the Occupy Movement”: my observations and comments.

I have just finished reading an article about Anonymous from a sworn defender of the United States of America. I am not shocked, not any more. I am sad and a feel quite sorry for Robin Jackson, people like him, and … Continue reading

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My Blog: UK’s IMP reborn as Orwellian #CCDP (Communications Capabilities Development Programme) – needs to be stopped!

The UK has resurected the old IMP (Interception Modernisation Programme) from 2008, modified it, and is not proposing to flog it to unsuspecting UK netizens as the Communications Capabilities Development Programme (CCDP). If you thought ACTA was bad, grab a tipple, … Continue reading

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