Saturday, 1 June 2013

130531


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130530 - http://bit.ly/14db8sm yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Groups warn #TAFTA/#TTIP could weaken consumer laws ‘via the backdoor’ - http://bit.ly/179ZG7p not "could", this is one of its real aims

Code for America's Jennifer Pahlka to Take a Year-Long "Fellowship" as Deputy U.S. CTO - http://bit.ly/13oWLlS probably a good sign

FBI and New Zealand police ordered to return all personal data seized from #Megaupload - http://tnw.co/116ikV7 another defeat for US #NZ

Ugandans Fight for More Time to comply with TRIPS - http://bit.ly/17Cr0vK quite right, too #LDCs #ug

EU moves again on financial disclosure of extractives industries - http://bit.ly/137qJfc great news; UK on wrong side of history again

School sexual abuse protester Ye Haiyan beaten up in her own home - http://bit.ly/1429Q6U awful (v @LetaHong @isaac)#china

NASA Confirms That Curiosity Found An Ancient Martian Stream - http://onforb.es/11sC59l exciting #science

Wheat drops as Japan suspends U.S. imports on modified crops - http://bit.ly/116jrV3 #TPP will make that impossible: wake up, #Japan

Ergonomic advice from the 17th century - http://bit.ly/142bcyn "cutting-edge 17th century advice on penmanship and ergonomics"; lovely

EU Mandate For #TAFTA Leaked: Includes Investor-State Dispute Resolution For Intellectual Monopolies - http://bit.ly/137rTax big, bad news

Open-Source House Building - http://bit.ly/15iaoVT great to see people exploring this (v @slashdot)

Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists - http://bit.ly/142c6er redefining protests as domestic terrorism

A 22-Year-Old Woman Is About to Die for the Sake of a Fetus With No Chance of Survival - http://bit.ly/15iblO0 El Salvador's barbarism

Developing a unified rule for openness: Interview with Alek Tarkowski - http://bit.ly/14dlQiu exciting moves in #Poland; great interview

Gallery of Honour competition to spread free knowledge in #Russia - http://bit.ly/18DeiK9 great

Vrijschrift wijst mandaat voor onderhandelingen met Verenigde Staten over handelsverdrag af - http://bit.ly/15nXTHK bad stuff #TAFTA/#TTIP

Internet pornography: never again - http://bit.ly/116NBaF sad to see this ignorant, kneejerk reaction from @guardian, a new low for them

Spies need more oversight, not new powers - http://bit.ly/16vSmDq thoughtful, knowledgeable analysis #surveillance

MI5 failures over Woolwich probably 'misjudgement' not lack of snoopers' charter, says Sir Chris Fox - http://bit.ly/18E0YW6 good to hear

The NFB/MPAA statement - http://bit.ly/ZiXs0o it's a trick: the #MPAA is still kicking the #blind...

useful update on what happened in EU on clinical trials transparency - http://bit.ly/138eZt4 some progress, more work needed #opendata

Sharks Worth More for Tourism Than in Soup - http://bit.ly/19tom9W let's hope people realise this fast (v @BoraZ)

IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One - http://bit.ly/ZyA3um more callousness from maximalists

China hopes for transparent US-led TPP talks - http://bit.ly/13qrjDG wow, #china as champion of openness (v @maira)#TPP

Tumorous rats, GM contamination, and hidden conflicts of interest - http://bit.ly/15p5ndm this is turning into quite a saga #transparency

The LDC #TRIPS Transition Extension and the Question of Rollback - http://bit.ly/13qvgIu "no roll-back" is evil #LDCs

Imaging Breakthrough: See Atomic Bonds Before and After Molecular Reaction - http://bit.ly/11cfYoT wow #science (v @slashdot)

#Kazakhstan: Archeologists Unearth “Princess of the #Scythians” - http://bit.ly/11tBF2D fascinating culture

The Water Story - http://bit.ly/11gDhRr why #Hittite wa-a-tar fits right in with húdōr, wæter, vatn and vanduõ #linguistics #indoeuropean

Canadian #ACTA Compliance Bill Inches Forward - http://bit.ly/17bpnnW what a waste of time and effort

Anhörung zu Softwarepatenten im Rechtsausschuss des Bundestag - http://bit.ly/11tJ6H8 could anything really come of this? #swpats

#Android now owns half of #China's smartphone market - http://cnet.co/12U9ZGC impressive

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum Does Digital Archives Right -- Hi-Res Downloads & A Suite Of Online Editing Tools - http://bit.ly/11gEGHV exemplary

Who is the Chinese developer building a new billion dollar financial district in #London? - http://bit.ly/16wGXDr good question #china

Australian Spies Want To Hack Tor After Realizing It Routes Around Their #Surveillance - http://bit.ly/17FuMV2 getting worse & worse #AU

Acuerdo Transpacífico: La negociación comercial que podría aumentar los costos médicos en Chile - http://bit.ly/11ICPgy oh yes #TPP


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