Thursday, 27 June 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130625 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Marrakech Treaty For The #Blind Signed; MPAA Unable To Kill It - fab news, but expect ratification resistance now

Founder of web @timberners_lee accuses West of hypocrisy over internet spying - bravo (v @CasparBowden)#nsa #gchq

FSFE compliance workshop discovers GPL violation by FANTEC, Welte wins in court - yay, Welte wins again

European Commission meeting on #TAFTA/#TTIP - First Negotiation Round - I can't go, hope others can #Brussels

New book finds many US foods banned overseas for cancer links - will #TAFTA/#TTIP "harmonisation" force them on #EU?

#Privacy is not a commodity to be traded - "Regulatory convergence is just euphemism for deregulation" #TAFTA/#TTIP

#TPP and #monsanto - "chief agricultural negotiator for US is the former Monsanto lobbyist"; conflict of interest?

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges - as expected

Where did Chinese tones come from and where are they going? - fascinating #linguistics

Studie über Pennsylvania: #Fracking treibt Gase ins Trinkwasser - enjoy!

Ad group blasts cookie-#privacy project from #Mozilla, Stanford - if they hate it, it must be good for Net users

Clear Thinking Needed in a Cloudy World - are you sure you want to put that confidential data in the cloud...? #nsa

Hague says we can’t do without #PRISM - i.e. UK & US need PRISM to spy on their own citizens to keep us in line

Digital copy of text on Marrakesh treaty for the blind, as approved by Committee 1 -

Walfang-Prozess: Japan muss sich vor Uno-Gericht verteidigen - yay, go #AU and #NZ

Wal-Mart’s Super-Counterintuitive Health Care Plan - whoa: "sending its workers to top-tier hospitals" (v @dozykraut)

In 2009, Ed #Snowden said leakers “should be shot.” Then he became one - much more than that; fascinating stuff

Congratulations to Harald Welte on Another One - plus some background #gpl #licensing

The #tarsands disaster - level-headed analysis from a few months back #canada

Students cite EU data protection laws, challenge firms over NSA data transfers - nice move

WIPO Treaty for the Blind Shows that #Transparency Can Work (and is Necessary) - #TAFTA/#TTIP take note #EU

#Australia censures #Japan for 'scientific' #whaling - #AU is the world's conscience on this – kudos

In a legal victory for #Wikipedia, the Wikimedia Foundation wins lawsuit brought by former Berlusconi advisor - nice

#Snowden 'not likely to gain asylum in #Ecuador for months' - what does he do until then? (v @MiriamElder @ioerror)

Great Ormond Street Hospital gagged top doctor on safety fears - this is not acceptable #nhs

Forget Nato v the Taliban. The real Afghan fight is #India v #Pakistan - illuminating analysis #afghanistan

KEI on Marrakesh agreement on #copyright exceptions for #blind persons - "a shift in power in global negotiations"

The personal side of taking on the #NSA: emerging smears - important post on dirty tricks (v @a_greenberg @ioerror)

Jimmy Wales Thinks #Snowden Is 'An Innocent Party' And 'A Hero'; Wants To Know If He Ever Edited #Wikipedia -


  1. I like the idea of this digest. Did you write a script to compile the pages, or do you do it by hand?

  2. alas, I do it by hand - there don't seem to be any tools available.

    it's not too bad if you do it as a matter of course.