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A lot happened at #COP27 which will make the base for future #Climate negotiations. If the rifts deepen, expect a v bleak scenario with of course no 1.5 degree goal or saving principles of #equity and #cbdr. Here's a compilation of @htTweets stories on #COP27 in sequence
In a first in UN Climate negotiations, #LossandDamagefunding put on the official agenda of #COP27…
Climate funding: Should emerging economies pay? Row emerges after Antigua and Barbuda PM says emerging economies and big polluters like India and China should pay up for #LossandDamage…
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Le Digital Services Act (#DSA) est publié aujourd’hui au Journal Officiel! 📖
Ce texte majeur fera d’Internet un espace plus sûr pour tous les citoyens européens.
Retour sur son adoption dans un délai record — un sprint en 7⃣ étapes


Présentation de la proposition de la Commission 🇪🇺
Après une très large consultation (3000 réponses d’entreprises, ONG et institutions), présentation du #DSA et du #DMA par la Commission — qui est l’exécutif européen.
C’est le début du procédé législatif.

Moins d’un an après la présentation par la Commission, le Conseil de l’UE — le co-législateur représentant les États membres — parvient à un accord 🤝
Les 27 soulignent ainsi l’importance d’avoir un *règlement* s’appliquant partout dans l’🇪🇺 de manière uniforme
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Let’s start from the top. The music business is like the finance industry 20 years ago. Unregulated by governments who misunderstand how it works. When I direct my anger at ‘the IFPI’, I’m talking about the Major Labels: @UMG, @sonymusic & @warnermusic.
They have been able to run the market based on their terms. They own more than two thirds of ALL recorded music. You may ask, but *how* have competition authorities allowed this to happen? Sadly the answer is: fuck knows.
They are presently making between 20 and 50 million dollars every single day from streaming and this is how they did it.
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1/ Frustrated and stuck on the @MBTA? Here’s a thread for your morning commute, and a reminder of why the transit system’s main funding source has fallen far short of expectations:
2/ The @MBTA has relied on the “penny on the sales tax” since 2001. At the time, the state thought sales tax revenue would continue to grow by 3 to 8% per year as it had. In 2007, 3% was still “worst case scenario”.
3/ Actual growth of sales tax has, in fact, averaged 1.5% — half what leaders expected. This is partly because of changes in what people buy. Further, the “penny on the sales tax” portion that the @MBTA gets doesn’t include meals.
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