Friday, 21 December 2012


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 121219 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#TPP: Closed Negotiations Against the Open Knowledge Economy - good summary of issues here

Informationsfreiheitsgesetz – Das Jahr, in dem wir Kontakt aufnahmen. - nice summary

Science publishing: #Openaccess must enable open use - piece about important issue

MT @Asher_Wolf All UK homes with children to have government Internet#censorship filters installed - #bigots

#INDECT: Convention of Research and Innovation 2012 - liberty-crushing juggernaut rolls on (v @jmcest)

RT @seatrout online porn and the mail >>yup

#Amazon Has Another Huge Security Hole - great story, worrying security hole (v @jackschofield @CityJohn)

#ACTA in 2012: From Desperation to Inspiration - reliving this year's biggest win #eu

ITU Phobia: Why #WCIT was derailed - interesting analysis (v @DrRimmer)

Kucinich Calls for #Transparency and Accountability in #TPP Negotiations - good chap; more please (v @PostActa)

Bias Detection: Analyzing #ACTA Twitter Data - nw analysis (v @PostActa @gcongress)#gcongress

Method and System for Exposing Multi-Billion Dollar Racketeering Scheme - fascinating data-crunching (v @jwildeboer)

As UK Pirate Party Takes Down Pirate Bay Proxy, Two Other Pirate Parties Bring New Ones Up - ah, resilience

#Exxon To Start Oil Exploration in Offshore South Africa - to join #BP's whale-killing club (v @africatechie)

How the UK Border Agency nearly blew Robin Hood Airport "sky high" - read and weep/laugh; spectacular

#ITN: “UK already has a balanced set of copyright exceptions" - a dinosaur is frightened (v @Asher_Wolf @svaughanbrown)

Apple's Pinch to Zoom Patent Preliminarily Invalidated by USPTO - excellent, detailed analysis from #groklaw

Nordrhein-Westfalen: Wisent-Herde wird in den Wald entlassen - oooh, exciting

Why the entertainment industry's release strategy creates #piracy - "externalising the enforcement costs" (v @mjasay)

The Fifth-Biggest Site in the World Operated on a Budget of $27M Last Year - the Joys of #OpenSource

Amazon To Produce 6 Original Comedy Series Pilots, Viewers Decide Which Shows Survive - 1st publishing, now TV...

EU Commission report finds a million hours of film archives locked away and pushes for digitization - copyright victims

Going Digital: Emergency Management in 21st Century, ICT in Conflict & Disaster Response and Peacebuilding Crowdmap -

#Facebook Opens Up Your Inbox to Outsiders, For a Fee - whoa, we know where this is going... #forsale

RIAA Lawyers Trying To Rewrite History Of Copyright Clause Thro' Shoddy Scholarship & Selective Quotation - long, deep

This $299 tool is reportedly capable of cracking BitLocker, PGP, and TrueCrypt disks in real-time - hmmm

Steam for Ubuntu beta now open to the public - I wonder how big this will be...

Welcoming the Government’s Modernising #Copyright Report - @Coadec is happy... #uk

Statement by Julian #Assange after Six Months in Ecuadorian Embassy - not a bad speech (v @m_cetera @BiellaColeman)

Japanese Police Arrest 2Channel Founder Because Users Talk About Illegal Stuff Occassionally - pathetic bullying

Which Tech Companies Made the Most Money in 2012? - useful reminder of the big 'uns

3D Printed Record - as in #lp - very cool (v @sinkdeep @tipographo)#3dprinting

New Tory Policy: Pretending to protect children more important than protecting children - spot on

Inject Rhino Horns With Poison, That'll Stop Poachers - " these are not the horns you want" (V @BoraZ)

Neu organisiert: #Qt 5.0 ist fertig - good to see#opensource

Steve Jobs wanted Apple's browser Safari called "Freedom" - who says he didn't have a sense of humour?

Prime Minister promises porn block, fools newspaper editors - good points #uk

Court Sentences Web Designer For Creating Infringing Torrent Site - terrible precedent

Microsoft May Face Big Fines in EU "Browser Choice" Case - yeah, but how big?

#Copyright Greenwashing - NB: "Mickey Mouse is due to fall out of copyright in 2018" (v @Copycense @mgeist)

Conservative Party: #TPP: Lack of #Transparency is Concerning - more politicians starting to ask questions

Apple Cries Foul Over Licensing, Forces Largest Ever Kickstarter Refund - oh, #Apple, you jester (v @mathewi @rhh)

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