Alarm over #CETA Appears Premature - http://bit.ly/NdX6iX I can't share the optimism: I bet these terms are still in there post-ACTA defeat
US Drought Goes from Bad to Worse - http://onforb.es/NmKfwJ "12% of the country fell into the “exceptional” classification." just weather, no?
Russian Wikipedia blacks out over #censorship plan - http://bit.ly/NmKx6U probably won't do much, but still...
Streets paved with gold: The council that works for banks - http://bit.ly/MXzYc0 there's a job called "The Remembrancer"? wow #london
Der "Geist" von #ACTA lebt weiter - http://bit.ly/PLwFqS good reminder about #IPRED2, #INDECT, #InPoSec (v @netzpolitik
EU drafts bill to speed up music copyright pay - http://bit.ly/Mf02Lh music collecting societies whine as usual when threatened with change
#India protests EU study on its data laws - http://bit.ly/Ne0JFB will become a matter of contention more often #privacy
#Microsoft’s #Ballmer Declares War on Apple, Considers Smartphone -http://on.mash.to/OVRP2P fighting for his job; out in a year, perhaps?
Megaupload Extradition Hearing Postponed Until At Least Spring Of 2013 -http://bit.ly/LLNoEh punishment by attrition
The Inclusion of #ACTA Within #CETA: Why The Concern Is Warranted -http://bit.ly/NgiypC this is my view too; we should be worried
What If? - http://what-if.xkcd.com/ Answering Your Hypothetical Questions With Physics, Every Tuesday. this man is a wonder
RT @julianhuppert#CCDP committee is at http://bit.ly/NgpAuE (only windows media or silverlight – gah)
"necessity and proportionality" seems to be the only protection we can expect from#CCDP snooping judging by police answers this committee
#CCDP committee - it's clear that the filters are the fishing expeditions
#CCDP sounds like they want Google to store all comms data, even when encrypted - supposing Google refuses?
#CCDP being suggested that Google et al. ready to shop all its UK users if this comes into law...
#ACTA is back, completed with investment protections - http://bit.ly/Ld7JFy "secret arbitration courts disregard fundamental rights" #CETA
canadian Tories launched cross-country PR push in support of EU trade deal: documents - http://bit.ly/LM8nGW that's #CETA/#ACTA (v @mgeist)
Why a tablet victory for #Android is problematic for Free Software - http://bit.ly/PHKeq1why good news can be bad news #verticals #eclipse
Rightwing US thinktank uses FoI laws to pursue climate scientists -http://bit.ly/PHOhm0 bullying not science #climatedenial (v @glinner)
Russia Plans Internet #Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest - http://bit.ly/O09O36 following west
Web exploit figures out what OS victim is using, customizes payload -http://bit.ly/MiEhvJ including GNU/Linux
#CCDP yes: key point - how will filters be controlled and monitored?
Center on Law & Information Policy Receives Grant to Research Smartphone Patents - http://bit.ly/PI3MdE better still if they did something
How ‘Big Four’ get inside track by loaning staff to government - http://bit.ly/OXnNvyeven though this seems quite legit, it's worrying #uk
Hipmunk Raises Money... And Is Immediately Threatened By Patent Troll -http://bit.ly/NnJu6z which claims patent on synchronised windows...
PayPal Bans Major File-Hosting Services Over Piracy Concerns - http://bit.ly/M17P2Ncan I just say I hate #paypal? that is all.
Growing Attention to Obama #TPP Threatens to Undermine Offshoring Attack on Romney - http://bit.ly/L6ESOt could election kill #TPP?
NSA chief: Hackers causing ‘greatest transfer of wealth in history’ - http://bit.ly/NjMz7foh, look, a squirrel (v @gsDetermination)#banks
Judge Rejects Key Universal Music Argument In Legal Fight With Grooveshark -http://bit.ly/OYfH62 take that #copyright
City of #Helsinki Wants To Keep Software Costs Secret - http://bit.ly/O1sU93something to hide, perhaps? #transparency #finland
EU Parliament ACTA Rejection Last Nail In #ACTA Coffin For #Mexico? -http://bit.ly/MZ2cTR let's hope