Sunday, 12 August 2012


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 120810 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

#Stratfor Is a Joke and So Is Wikileaks for Taking It Seriously - I find story here rather too black & white #trapwire

Biggest story you missed - just the tip of the #TrapWireiceberg #surveillance (v @mpesce)

MIT Prof Says Samsung Customers Might Pay Extra $100 for Apple-like Features - also: he's paid $800 an hour by Apple

Malaria is no excuse for patent trolling, Mr. Myhrvold - quite: cynical in the extreme #iv

Profit and PR are the real enemies of innovation - great piece attacking rent-seeking (v @barefoot_techie)#patents

Freedom To Create - well spotted #opensource

How YouTube Will Escape Google’s New Pirate Penalty - #google is obviously run by #jesuits (v @howardknopf)

Ensuring #openaccess for publicly funded research - on the pros & cons of of UK policies #oa

Pussy Riot's closing statement - Yekaterina Samutsevich should be praised for this fine speech, not punished...

Stacked Ranking - "a cancer eating away at #Microsoft’s ability to save itself." yup

Unravelling #TrapWire: CIA-Connected Global Suspicious Activity Surveillance System - fab (v @JasonLeopold @asteris)

The return of the "next president" flub - interesting linguistic analysis

Australian Gov't Drops Plan To #Snoop On Internet Use — For Now - UK government please follow suit immediately

The Olympics could safeguard the #BBC for another generation of UK TV viewers - good point; let's hope so...

Linux Founder #Linus Torvalds Delivers A Smackdown Like No Other - as this brilliant roundup demonstrates; hilarious

berlioz "tuba mirum" currently on Radio 3: surely the loudest piece ever written? certainly, when I sang  it, I couldn't hear my top E flats

In Brazil, All Vehicles Must Have Radio IDs By 2014 - in the vanguards; get used to it....

WIPO's Broadcasting Treaty is back: a treaty to end public domain, fair use & Creative Commons - really, really bad

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