Monday, 26 September 2016

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Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160925 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160925.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TTIP on its deathbed, but #CETA moves forward despite growing concerns - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/ttip-dying-ceta-new-analysis/ new reports detail key problems

criminals making millions from illegal wildlife trafficking - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/26/revealed-the-criminals-making-millions-from-illegal-wildlife-trafficking good work by @guardian; we must support them; I have



UK government should endorse security of #smartmeters, say MPs - http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2016/september/uk-government-should-endorse-security-of-smart-meters-say-mps/ designed by GCHQ: yeah, no privacy issues at all


Sunday, 25 September 2016

160925


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160924 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160924.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

European Space Agency accused of 'having a problem with promoting women' - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/sep/25/european-space-agency-accused-of-having-a-problem-with-promoting-women needs fixing now

The Democratization of Censorship - http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/09/the-democratization-of-censorship/ hugely important post: we have a big problem we need to solve


160924


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160923 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2016/09/160923.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

German Library Claims #Copyright on “Nazi Anthem,” Censors Documentary on YouTube - https://torrentfreak.com/german-library-claims-copyright-nazi-anthem-censors-documentary-youtube-160924/

#TISA and the Privatization of Public Services - http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/23/tisa-and-the-privatization-of-public-services/ yet another threat…

Canadian town steams over Nestlé bid to control local spring water well - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/24/canada-nestle-water-well-bid-centre-wellington no privatisation for the ultimate resource

Friday, 23 September 2016

160923


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160922 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160922.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Why a President Trump will probably be okay, in one simple sentence ... - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11715022 this is very well done

How your Oculus Rift is secretly funding Donald Trump’s racist meme wars - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/how-your-oculus-rift-is-secretly-funding-donald-trumps-racist-meme-wars/ not good

#Norway's wolf cull pits sheep farmers against conservationists - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/23/norways-wolf-cull-pits-sheep-farmers-against-conservationists wolves suffers for farmers' greed & stupidity

Waltham Forest has become the first UK public pension fund to commit to go #fossilfree - https://www.facebook.com/FossilFreeUK/photos/a.120553451465505.1073741826.116369238550593/597213547132824/?type=1&theater kudos; more, please...

Don’t be fooled by #CETA: It’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing - http://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/dont-be-fooled-by-ceta-its-a-wolf-in-sheeps-clothing/ #ISDS still devastatingly anti-democratic



Thursday, 22 September 2016

160922


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160921 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160921.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TPP gains negated by farm losses - http://canadians.org/media/tpp-gains-negated-farm-losses I missed this before


Pesticide manufacturers' own tests reveal serious harm to honeybees - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/22/pesticide-manufacturers-own-tests-reveal-serious-harm-to-honeybees oh, what a surprise; not

Help Send Conservancy to Embedded Linux Conference Europe - http://ebb.org/bkuhn/blog/2016/09/21/lf-elc-eu.html

Solar PV Poised to Boom in #Africa Thanks to Declining Costs - http://www.irena.org/menu/index.aspx?mnu=Subcat&PriMenuID=36&CatID=141&SubcatID=2744 be crazy not to adopt this technology widely

Indigenous Australians know we're the oldest living culture – it's in our Dreamtime - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/22/indigenous-australians-know-were-the-oldest-living-culture-its-in-our-dreamtime hope they get more respect

#Belgium unveils plans for its own highly intrusive Snoopers’ Charter - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/belgium-new-surveillance-law/ more bad moves... #surveillance #be

Out of #China’s Dusty Northwest Corner, a #Solar Behemoth Arises - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-20/out-of-china-s-dusty-northwest-corner-a-solar-behemoth-arises "capacity of 2 gigawatts when complete"

ePrivacy Directive: The European Commission Must Commit to Confidentiality of the Communications - https://www.laquadrature.net/en/ePrivacy-open-letter-Commission

Paris Agreement: Saving face and negating Trump - http://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/paris-agreement-saving-face-and-negating-trump/ critically important

Biden sees 'less than even chance' of U.S. Congress approving #TPP deal - http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-biden-idUSKCN11S03W?il=0 going down


Wednesday, 21 September 2016

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New Economic Study Indicates EU-#Canada Trade Deal Will Cause 'Unemployment, Inequality And Welfare Losses' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160917/03140535548/new-economic-study-indicates-eu-canada-trade-deal-will-cause-unemployment-inequality-welfare-losses.shtml #CETA

375 top scientists warn of 'real, serious, immediate' climate threat - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/sep/21/375-top-scientists-warn-of-real-serious-immediate-climate-threat but most US politicians won't listen

#CETA deal could help investors attack public interest safeguards, new report finds - https://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2016/09/ceta-deal-could-help-investors-attack-public-interest-safeguards-new-report but is it too late? #ISDS

#Brexit's proposed racist immigration policy will backfire - http://boingboing.net/2016/09/19/brexits-proposed-racist-immi.html whoops

#TiSA-Abkommen: Mehr Einfluss für Industrielobbyisten und weniger Datenschutz - https://netzpolitik.org/2016/tisa-abkommen-mehr-einfluss-fuer-industrielobbyisten-und-weniger-datenschutz/ even worse than we feared

How Brits are losing millions to UK’s biggest scam while the government stands by - https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2016/09/20/revealed-brits-losing-millions-uks-biggest-scam-government-stands/ staggering; UK gov must act


Sunday, 18 September 2016

160918


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160917 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160917.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites - https://torrentfreak.com/elsevier-wants-cloudflare-to-expose-pirate-sites-160917/ impeding the free flow of public knowledge, as usual

320.000 fordern Aus für #CETA und #TTIP! - https://www.mehr-demokratie.de/demo_ttip_ceta.html halt both now...

.@sigmargabriel warnt Genossen vor Ceta-Ablehnung - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/ceta-sigmar-gabriel-warnt-spd-vor-ablehnung-des-abkommens-a-1112758.html cares more about corporate wealth than the public weal, it seems

lots of great pix of the #TTIP & #CETA demos yesterday - https://www.flickr.com/photos/campact/ massive success

Greenpeace und Co. fordern Nein von SPD - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/ceta-foodwatch-greenpeace-bund-fordern-nein-von-der-spd-a-1112800.html @spdde would be foolish to ignore the huge resistance to #TTIP & #CETA

TTIP und Ceta: Die Gesichter der Proteste - http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/ttip-demo-hamburg-fotostrecke-141109-13.html more pix of the people against #TTIP & #CETA

Italy on the verge of the stupidest #censorship law in European history - http://boingboing.net/2016/09/18/italy-on-the-verge-of-the-stup.html Italia, ti prego...

Wikipedia is significantly amplifying the impact of Open Access publications - https://www.ci.uchicago.edu/in-the-news/wikipedia-significantly-amplifying-impact-open-access-publications that's good #OA

Trade agreements should mainstream human rights – UN expert urges - http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=54903 #TPP #TTIP

Anti-Piracy Outfits Caught Fabricating Takedown Notices - https://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-outfits-caught-fabricating-takedown-notices-160918/ there needs to be a penalty for this