Gold-digging with investor-state lawsuits | Corporate Europe Observatory

  Over the past 16 years, residents of the town of Roşia Montană in Romania have fought against a proposed multi-billion dollar mining project, which would have destroyed their home and the surrounding environment. In a remarkable show of people power, they succeeded in stopping the mine. But the project’s majority owner, Canadian company GabrielContinua a leggere “Gold-digging with investor-state lawsuits | Corporate Europe Observatory”

Good Practice for Law Enforcement Officials Policing Demonstrations 

Governments and law enforcement authorities, in particular, must ensure that everyone within their territories can enjoy their human right to peaceful assembly, and that the rights to life and to be f Sorgente: Good Practice for Law Enforcement Officials Policing Demonstrations | Amnesty International USA

Corporate Crime: New principles will help governments and law enforcement tackle corporate abuse | Amnesty International

Authorities in countries including France, Germany, the US and the UK must take immediate steps to start holding companies criminally accountable for serious human rights abuses, including those committed overseas Sorgente: Corporate Crime: New principles will help governments and law enforcement tackle corporate abuse | Amnesty International

Disappointing ruling by EU’s highest court sets worrying global precedent for how we share and access information online

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that it can be illegal for websites  merely to link to copyrighted content, even if they don’t host such content themselves Sorgente: Disappointing ruling by EU’s highest court sets worrying global precedent for how we share and access information online | OpenMedia

Open Rights Group – Copyright reform fails EU citizens in favour of industry

Open Rights Group has criticised the European Commission’s proposals for the Directive on Copyright in the Single Market, published today. Executive Director Jim Killock said: “Thousands of EU citizens responded to the consultation on copyright, only for the Commission to ignore their concerns in favour of industry. The Commission’s proposals would fail to harmonise copyrightContinua a leggere “Open Rights Group – Copyright reform fails EU citizens in favour of industry”

Everyone Wants to Get Tough on Antitrust Policy, but Not Really 

Markets are now so concentrated and ripe for abuse, and the political will for enforcement so lacking, that our antitrust laws seem increasingly hopeless. Sorgente: Everyone Wants to Get Tough on Antitrust Policy, but Not Really – The New York Times