Internet Users Shut Out of Secret TPP Negotiations

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/07/internet-users-again-shut-out-secret-tpp-negotiations

Secret, undemocratic trade agreements could put shackles on our free open Internet and they need to be stopped before they do. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is being negotiated behind closed doors in a process that not only excludes civil society and public, but also elected representatives that already have proper security clearance are denied the ability to view and participate in the negotiations. Meanwhile, corporate representatives have full access to the text online. This process is not only lacks any transparency, it’s completely incompatible with our democratic notion of society.

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DIASPORA* ALPHA What It’s Really All About

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Scientists discover virus that kills all types of breast cancer ‘within seven days’ | The Raw Story

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Flipboard adds Harvard Business Review, GigaOm to content | MacNN

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Flipboard, the popular news and feature aggregator for the iPad that turns content from blogs, websites, tweets and Facebook links into a magazine-style layout, has recently announced that it has added Harvard Business Review and GigaOm to its stable…
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Mobiola Webcamera adds iPad 2 support and recording features

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We took a look at the WebCamera iPhone app last fall. It’s a clever piece of software that turns your iPhone into a portable webcam on a Wi-Fi network.
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Recyclers Extract Coolant From Old Refrigerators

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A few American companies are using ingenious robotic systems to squeeze out almost all of the harmful coolant in refrigerators that are headed for the landfill.
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Cory Doctorow: Tech Companies Exploit the Way We Undervalue Privacy

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How much is your personal data worth? Will photos you post on Facebook or your Foursquare check-in data get you into trouble in five years’ time?
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