Friday, 28 September 2012


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 120926 - ysterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD 

Before and After ACTA - my Berlin talk about political consequences of #ACTA fight now on Slideshare

The Hustler's MBA - wiser than you might expect (v @boingboing)

Cleansing the Internet of Terrorism: Leaked EU Proposal Would Erode Civil Liberties - #EFF offers its view #cleanit

Creation Engine: #Autodesk Wants to Help Anyone, Anywhere, Make Anything - but only if they go closed... #3dprinting

New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes To Kim Dotcom -, PM grovels to dotcom...

Visualising Europe’s #Languages - nice; english less dominant than I would have expected

WikiWomen Unite! - good idea - do it #wikipedia 

UK government spends £2bn on #drones - money well spent?

Rupert #Murdoch Admits Defeat: Now Wants London Times To Appear In Search Results - ouch; germany pl. take note

#CleanIT ist nur ein Symptom für die irreführende Politik der privaten Rechtsdurchsetzung im Internet - exactly

Joint Parliamentary Committee Could “Kill” the UK ISP Internet Snooping Bill - let's hope (v @Coadec)#CCDP

Hospital Tech Declines To Patent His Invention, As Saving Lives Is 'More Important Than Money' - bravo

Why Microsoft Is Tying B&N's Nook To Windows, Office And Bing - was bound to happen

Pollution-Eating Clothing Heads Toward Commercialization - sounds too good to be true

Software release suggests Samsung could soon launch a smartphone running Tizen - that would be good news #linux

#Mozilla and National Science Foundation seek developers to build “apps from the future” - good match

Endangered Alphabets - when we lose a language or an alphabet, we are all impoverished #linguistics

#CleanIT is just a symptom of the pinata politics of privatised online enforcement - good analysis of larger problem

.@NeelieKroesEU presents EU cloudcomputing strategy (live video stream) - (v @lennarthuizing)

Gates Foundation-Led Green Revolution Promotes False Solutions to Hunger in#Africa - #seedpatents exactly wrong

Let's Clean up the #CleanIT Project - here's how to address some of its problems #surveillance #censorship

Future has made £5 million from iPad magazines in a year - numbers, but positive signs #publishing

Michael Robertson Continues To Tempt Copyright Fate With UberTalk: Recordable Radio Directory Online - brave: kudos

#Ubuntu's Amazon search feature gets kill switch - why it's always worth kicking up a fuss #privacy

A Conversation With Randall Munroe, the Creator of #XKCD - interview with amazing bloke (v @jackschofield)

When technical experts do the job of politicians - interesting reflections on the recent OFE2012 conference

Make the IP system compatible with the Union’s human rights obligations - powerful analysis #eu 

New Ethics Scandal Rocks #Wikipedia - this really needs sorting – now

Come back, Diyarbakır mayor tells Armenians - now that's interesting #turkey

#Corruption, corporate #transparency and #opendata - every activist should see this and RT - hugely important tool

#TPP: A Quiet Coup For the Investor Class - "corporations are granted more rights than American citizens" (V @PCGTW)

File-Sharing for Personal Use Declared Legal in #Portugal -, potentially big (v @mgeist)

#Panama's Government One Step Away From Passing The 'Worst #CopyrightLaw In History' - this. is. insane.

Free the Files! ProPublica taps the crowd for a database-building sprint to US election day - interesting (v @mathewi)

#Mozilla launches Persona beta: A Web-wide alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter - good stuff

Public consultation on the future of EU-US trade and economic relations - last chance: closes today

Fairly long discussion over #cleanIT (in English) - make up your own mind... #surveillance #censorship

“#CleanIT” – even worse than it sounds - Index on Censorship expresses concerns

#jobs in world of #freesw in switzerland - #gnu/linux,#magenta#moodle

#Hadopi non grata - " l'UFC-Que Choisir et l'April ont décidé de ne pas répondre à l'invitation de l'Hadopi" #vlc #drm

Our Tweet Debate on #ACTA is drawing closer… - sharpen your digital pencils...

J.K. #Rowling’s new book on Kindle: Literally unreadable -'s a tip: why not check next time?

[RT] Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 120926 - ysterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD 

#PSI Data Must Be Free for the Magic to Happen - obvs#opendata

#EPO debate: How #swpatents are delaying the future - grown up than I would have been

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, revolving doors and climate change denial - the usual problems

#EU Competition Commissioner: "#Microsoft Has Not Kept its Promises" - naughty naughty

Former Copyright Boss: New Technology Should Be Presumed Illegal Until Congress Says Otherwise - </facepalm>

#Bitcoin Foundation launched - interesting move

In U.N. Speech, Assange Demands U.S. End Persecution of WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning - I should hope so

US pharma companies could be real beneficiaries of Canada-EU trade deal - well, there you go

Google's #Copyright Crackdown Punishes Author For Torrenting His Own Book - #google more ossified & stupid by the day

Business hires of former government employees as #lobbyists - growing problem everywhere...

#Megaupload Farce Stirring Up Backlash Against #Copyright Overreach - time to put the emphasis back on basic rights?

Australia, Chile & New Zealand reply to UN Rapporteur for Right to Health on#TPP complaints - with contempt for public

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