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EuGH: Bonnier Audio - Auskunft über IP-Adressen von filesharern nur nach Abwägung im Einzelfall NEW
e-comm 2 Years, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Der EuGH hat heute das Urteil in der Rechtssache C-461/10 Bonnier Audio AB ua verkündet. In diesem Verfahren werden gleich zwei aktuell heiß umstrittene Themen angesprochen: Vorratsdatenspeicherung einerseits und Durchsetzung von Immaterialgü...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
ROUND-UP Equity markets fell pretty much everywhere today, though Spain in particular stood out as the IBEX decline 2.4 per cent and now close to its crisis era lows. There was...
Kostin on Putin: Ice Hockey and Fresh Faces NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Ask Andrei L. Kostin about Vladimir Putin and you get a nuanced look at Russia’s president from someone who has known him for more than 10 years. As Mr. Kostin sees it, the man who has reveled in the image of Russia’s strongman-in-chief is ready...
Euro crisis: of morality and bankers | Editorial NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
It's a sign of how bad things have got in the euro crisis that a not-entirely terrible bond auction counts as good newsIt's a sign of how bad things have got in the euro crisis that a not-entirely terrible bond auction counts as good news. So it was...
Europe between extreme laxity for the few and extreme austerity for the 99% NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Austerity suicide appears to be ever closer for the Eurozone as a vicious circle of investor panic leading to fresh drives to reduce public deficits, leading to cuts in growth are met with more investor panic. Earlier this week, bond yields in Spain...
Pollwatch: Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI 20th April NEW
Stephen Spillane 2 Years, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
In continuation from the poll on the referendum in today’s Irish Times, tomorrows looks at party support. Polling was conducted on Monday and Tuesday by Ipsos MRBI. So this is post the major party conferences, Mahon and Household Charge. The pa...
Tory MP: gay weddings will lead to child marriages and bigamy NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
A Conservative MP has responded to a constituent’s letter on gay marriage by comparing the practice to polygamy and underage unions. In the letter, sent to Scrapbook via our tips box, Karl McCartney MP ranted that gay rights campaigners of “upr...
Francia: Quale candidato/a è per un'Europa federale? NEW
Eurobull 2 Years, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
La campagna presidenziale è al culmine ma lascia poco spazio all'Europa e ancora meno al federalismo. Pertanto, come sapere quale è la posizione esatta dei candidati sul futuro della costruzione europea? Vi proponiamo di passare in rassegna i progr...
Turquie et article 5 NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
On apprenait que la Turquie (le PM Erdogan), soucieuse des tirs syriens en direction de la frontière turque (et visiblement destinés à contrer des insurgés syriens fuyant le pays) avait exprimé son inquiétude et évoqué l'article 5 : celu...
Stocks Pivot Lower On Spanish Bond Auction Yield, As Well As On Job, Home Sales And Manufacturing Reports NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Financial Market Report for April 19, 2012 Today April 19, 2010, was Capitalism’s Waterloo as the charts of Volatility ETF VIXY, TVIX, VIXM, all show a rise today, on a pivot lower in world stocks, VT, and US Stocks, VTI, on jobless claim...
Unions challenge G20 finance ministers to unleash green jobs investment NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
“The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called on G20 Finance ministers to drive investment of at least 2% of GDP in the green economy in the wake of independent economic analysis forecasting the potential for green jobs growth.”...
Cover Up Unveiled NEW
Watchdog (Brigitte Alfter) 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The final volume of the trilogy In the Name of the State was published on 19 April 2012. Entitled ‘Prikrivanje’, Cover-up, it deals with the abuse of political and legal power of leading Slovene politicians around the time when the country gai...
Cover Up Unveiled / Watchdog NEW
Brussels and beyond (Ole Ryborg) 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
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Cover Up Unveiled / Watchdog NEW
EUobserver Blogs 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
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REACH Compliance Software Gets Gartner's Gloat NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Interestingly, software for REACH compliance has been selected by the powerhouse analyst firm Gartner, Inc. to receive an honor. This honor distinguishing the software as "revolutionary in some way" in the realm of manufacturing operations.We find i...
Election Update – Nordrhein-Westfalen 2012 NEW
Blick from Berlin 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW) is Germany’s economic engine.  It accounts for 22% of the whole country’s GDP and it’s Germany’s most populous state. This makes the state election, which will take place on 13 May, worth talking abo...
Potentielle Auswirkungen nicht nur für Frankreich NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Ein Sieg Hollandes wäre der Sieg eines Sozialisten in einem der beiden wichtigsten Länder Europas. Das könnte große potentielle Auswirkungen nicht nur für Frankreich haben…, die Wahl Hollandes würde vor allem einen europaweiten Einflusspol sc...
Bern und Brüssel NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Das bereits belastete Klima zwischen Bern und Brüssel wird sich damit (Begrenzung der Einwanderung aus osteuropäischen EU-Ländern) noch einmal verschlechtern. Im schlimmsten Fall rufen die Oststaaten nach Gegenmaßnahmen. In jedem Fall aber nimmt...
Bern und Brüssel NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Das bereits belastete Klima zwischen Bern und Brüssel wird sich damit (Begrenzung der Einwanderung aus osteuropäischen EU-Ländern) noch einmal verschlechtern. Im schlimmsten Fall rufen die Oststaaten nach Gegenmaßnahmen. In jedem Fall aber nimmt...
The ugly game NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
THE stadiums are ready, but plenty of guest rooms aren't. This year's UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 2012), to be held jointly in Ukraine and Poland, kicks off on June 8th, but a sudden scandal over hotel prices is not doing Ukraine's alr...
We need this key commitment to climate action | Nick Clegg and Edward Davey NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
It is crucial that Europe implements a 30% cut in carbon by 2020. And it'll make us globally competitive tooThis week ministers from across Europe are meeting to tackle a threat to our shared prosperity: the crashing price of carbon. The EU has the w...
First public summary of a meeting of the Council Working Party on Information NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Sometimes, even the EU Council can surprise me. This time by issuing the first ever public summary (as far as I know) of a meeting of the Working Party on Information, which is the working group of member states’ officials dealing with access...
L’Europe normalise ses contacts avec la Birmanie. Embargo sur les armes conservé NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Les « 27″ devraient lundi (23 avril) suspendre la majorité des sanctions décidées contre la Birmanie, notamment les sanctions économiques, les sanctions individuelles (interdictions de visas), et autoriser la reprise...
Maghreb-Machrek N°210 - « Révolutions dans le monde arabe : un an après » - Institut Choiseul NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Les éditions Choiseul ont le plaisir de vous inviter à découvrir le N°210 de la revue Maghreb-Machrek consacré aux « Révolutions dans le monde arabe : un an après » (Hiver 2011-2012) 144 pages | 20 euros | Disponible sur l...
The torture-worthy NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Guest post from Pink Prosecco:- Shiraz’s own Rosie Bell, when asked (for her normblog profile) ‘What philosophical thesis do you think it most important to disseminate?’ answered  ‘That there are incompatible goods – liberty and equali...
The torture-worthy NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Guest post from Pink Prosecco:- Shiraz’s own Rosie Bell, when asked (for her normblog profile) ‘What philosophical thesis do you think it most important to disseminate?’ answered  ‘That there are incompatible goods – liberty and equali...
"Gerhard Schroeder on German and European Politics" by Henning Meyer NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
At the beginning of the week I attended a Belgian/German conference jointly organised by the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Egmont Institute. The conference included a keynote speech by former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder on his Agenda 2010 an...
IMF and China are new BFFs NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
There seems to be something of a love-in going on between China and the IMF, though admittedly you have to wade through a weighty report to glimpse it.Last weekend, finally,...
Despite Obama charm, Americas summit boosts U.S. isolation (reuters.com) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
He failed. The United States instead emerged from the summit in Colombia increasingly isolated as nearly 30 regional heads of state refused to sign a joint declaration in protest against the continued exclusion of communist-led Cuba from the event.
Tur och retur Nato NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Detta blev en dag fram och tillbaka till Bryssel för några timmar på Nato-högkvarteret för olika samtal. Kärnan var mötets ISAF-kretsen med diskussioner som förberedelser för motsvarande diskussioner vid Nato:s toppmöte i Chicago...
Tur och retur Nato NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Detta blev en dag fram och tillbaka till Bryssel för några timmar på Nato-högkvarteret för olika samtal. Kärnan var mötets ISAF-kretsen med diskussioner som förberedelser för motsvarande diskussioner vid Nato:s toppmöte i Chicago...
Why I (allegedly) changed my name “to seem Muslim” NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The following appears in the present issue of Solidarity & Workers Liberty. Until a few years ago I would have had difficulty believing the truth of what the writer claims (or at least suspected him of wild exaggeration), but sadly it rings...
Why I (allegedly) changed my name “to seem Muslim” NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The following appears in the present issue of Solidarity & Workers Liberty. Until a few years ago I would have had difficulty believing the truth of what the writer claims (or at least suspected him of wild exaggeration), but sadly it rings...
Spain: Eurovegas and Prostitution boom (rt.com) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The gambling magnate’s company Las Vegas Sands has estimated that the complex will generate 300,000 jobs and bring 11 million new tourists to Spain, increasing holiday spending by €15 billion in the next decade. Supporters of Adelson’s project...
La stabilisation au Mali enjeu, nouveau, pour les 27 NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) La situation au Mali devrait être évoquée par les 27 ministres des Affaires étrangères lors de leur réunion de lundi (23 avril) à Luxembourg. Des discussions sont actuellement « en cours » sur la nature du soutien que l’UE...
La stabilisation au Mali enjeu, nouveau, pour les 27 NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) La situation au Mali devrait être évoquée par les 27 ministres des Affaires étrangères lors de leur réunion de lundi (23 avril) à Luxembourg. Des discussions sont actuellement « en cours » sur la nature du soutien que l’UE...
Should Merkel be scared of Hollande? NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Looking at some of the most radical notions in some speeches of François Hollande, who is now actively fishing in the basin of the French left, one could have a clear flash of ‘déjà-vu’, as itRead more…...
"Négociations du budget de l'UE : de la nécessité d'un débat sain et constructif", par Eulalia Rubio (Notre Europe) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Days, 15 Minutes ago
Environ un an après la publication des propositions de la Commission et alors qu’un accord final devrait être obtenu d’ici fin 2012, les négociations autour du cadre financier pluriannuel (CFP) de l’UE pour 2014-2020 commencent à se cri...
Breivik in court: The real threat to freedom, democracy and security NEW
Yellow Stars blog 2 Years, 4 Days, 28 Minutes ago
The reality is that Anders Behring Breivik and those who subscribe to his message, claiming to kill to defend nation and civilization, are actually opposed themselves to Western civilization. De realiteit is dat Anders Behring Breivik en degenen di...
Breivik in court: The real threat to freedom, democracy and security NEW
Yellow Stars blog 2 Years, 4 Days, 28 Minutes ago
[caption id="attachment_98" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Wilders: The one who radicalized Breivik?!"][/caption]Bare naked Islamophobia is anti-democratic and anti-freedom. Those that espouse Islamop...
Flies in the Fed’s ointment NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Days, 29 Minutes ago
Yep, nearly time to start talking about the next FOMC meeting, a two-day affair that begins this Tuesday.Any big decisions regarding further quantitative easing are more likely to be taken later,...
Ethnic violence in Skopje: Macedonian magic circle NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 4 Days, 38 Minutes ago
Attempts to raise inter-ethnic tensions escalated on 16 April when four twentysomething men and an older eyewitness were murdered near the capital, triggering riots. Since the victims are Slavic-speaking Macedonians, the speculation is that the murde...
Garriga defiende en Bruselas los intereses de las empresas asturianas en Argentina. NEW
Salvador Garriga 2 Years, 4 Days, 43 Minutes ago
El eurodiputado del PP, Salvador Garriga ha firmado con el resto de sus compañeros una propuesta de resolución, que tiene el completo respaldo de su grupo político PPE sobre la protección a las inversiones europeas en terceros paises.El objetivo...
Rights and wrongs, Deutsche Bank edition NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Days, 49 Minutes ago
Choose your story.From the WSJ just after 4pm London time:From Reuters a few minutes later:We actually think both are right. From the perspective of the Reuters story,...
Paradiso Democratie 2.0 16 april 2012 NEW
Arend Jan Boekestijn 2 Years, 4 Days, 54 Minutes ago
Het is niet het systeem maar we zijn het zelf De term democratie 2.0 suggereert dat democratie 1.0 niet meer voldoet. Maar wat is er nu eigenlijk mis met onze vertegenwoordigende democratie? Natuurlijk wij hebben teveel politieke partijen en de versn...
The Balkan Jobs Crisis NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 2 Minutes ago
Why is unemployment so high in the western Balkans, and what can be done?
No to PNR NEW
Jan Albrecht 2 Years, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 4 Minutes ago
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[JPM Whale-Watching Tour] Shamu in the swimming pool NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 11 Minutes ago
Hedge funds are not happy.Don’t everyone run to their defence at once now.Echo?Come on, guys, hedge funds are run by people too! And as ProPublica says:… just...
Estudios de la OCDE sobre la educación y el mercado laboral en Japón con vistas al futuro NEW
Construyendo Capital Humano 2 Years, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 13 Minutes ago
Si los mejores son mejorables ¿Qué decir de lo que tienen que hacer los que no son los mejores?  La OCDE ha publicado dos documentos de trabajo en relación a su Estudio Económico del Japón, uno sobre la reforma de la educación y otro del me...
The EESC’s Enlarged Presidency meets NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 13 Minutes ago
Today was a tale of two dense  but highly productive meetings. In the morning the EESC’s Enlarged Presidency (composed of the President, two Vice-Presidents, three Group Presidents and the SG) met to perform its traditional, if informal, role...