Monday, 8 July 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130707 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Kennard: We will have a 'healthy debate' on Prism and trade - usual meaningless waffle #TAFTA/#TTIP

IAB Vs #Mozilla: Randall Rothenberg Takes The Gloves Off - one of the most ridiculous things I've read recently

Welcome to the #Copyright Hub - gosh, it lives (v @copyrightgirl)#UK

#Snowden reveals Australia's links to US spy web - the net widens

 Deals with foreign cable owners, secret court rulings broaden #NSA spying potential - indeed

Bild informiert: NSA-Überwachung ist Sieg für unsere Bürgerrechte - where do they find them?

lots of unpublished #NSA slides here - including one worrying one about #Google Maps

Obama urged to halt Ramadan force-feeding at #Guantánamo - just appalling #torture

Anti-PRISM - lots of good points

"#Openness largely explains #London’s long renaissance and emergence as only world city in Europe" - (v @edwardlucas)

"Video blocks are the most annoying net neutrality / copyright issue" - says EU-wide survey of how people use Net

#Snowden made the right call when he fled the U.S. - important analysis by @DanielEllsberg (v @ioerror)

#NSA and #GCHQ spy programmes face legal challenge - must be challenged in every way possible (v @e3i5)

The Global Right to Information Update - important work #transparency

No to a corporate driven agreement - #TAFTA/#TTIP is antidemocratic because it will lower health & safety standards

Documents: Sweden Wiretapping Russia’s International Traffic For The NSA - interesting

Samsung reportedly cans Tizen in favour of Android based project - oh dear #linux

#TAFTA/#TTIP opportunity for UK to create jobs & set global trading rules - so naive: US will impose its rules on EU

#NSA Surveillance of #Australia Exposed! - useful analysis of latest leaks

Journalist reveals how he was attacked by crime boss Dave Hunt - brave chap – kudos

Sollten sich "anständige Bürger" wegen der Überwachung sorgen? - awful tale of spies out of control (v @dozykraut)

#TAFTA/#TTIP Talks Bound to Harm Freedoms Online - also food, health, & environmental standards will be lowered

BTW, logica for last claim: there are almost no trade barriers to remove, so main area will be non-trade barriers (1)

that means things like food, health, environmental standards; harmonisation will be downwards - to lower US standards (2)

that means EU standards will be "harmonised" downwards - and we lose all our hard-won protections (3) #TAFTA/#TTIP

Datenskandal: Brasilien entrüstet sich über #NSA-Spionage - go for them, Dilma... #br

A Secret Court Making Secret Laws? That's No Democracy - too right #FISA #NSA

Global Academics in Support of Proposal to Amend #Brazil’s #Patent Law with #TRIPS-Compliant Flexibilities - pl. sign

Consumers International presentation on how PRISM affects free trade and trust [pdf] - applies to #TPP & #TAFTA/#TTIP

Le Canton du Jura interdit le Cloud américain - who's next? (v @MozillaZineFr @manhack)#nsa

Deutschlands Pharmaindustrie: Transparenz gern, aber bitte nach unseren Regeln - hiding behind confidentiality

Police should focus on crime prevention 'not catching criminals' - this is the credo of #policestate (v @fifarahman)

#Tobacco #lobbyists all fired up ahead of key vote - cancers on the body politic #smoking

Why #openaccess makes no sense - easily the most arrogant & dim-witted article I've ever read on #oa (v @klang67)

The massive London Array offshore wind farm is finally done and it’s awesome - it is #renewables

#Brazil demands explanation from US over NSA spying - obvious way to respond: offer #snowden #asylum

Edward #Snowden: 'The US government will say I aided our enemies' – new #video #interview - (v @mtyka @ioerror)

Ad hoc meeting - Update on #TAFTA/#TTIP(TTIP) - First Negotiation Round - public not invited or welcome, of course...

Anyone Brushing Off #NSA Surveillance Because It's 'Just Metadata' Doesn't Know What #Metadata Is - good roundup

Bruce Schneier is a new Berkman fellow -  "will explore intersection of security, technology, & people"; & why not?

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