Wednesday, 31 July 2013

130731


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130730 - http://bit.ly/12EhxlK yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Daniel Ellsberg on the #Manning verdict - http://bit.ly/1eaifqL lots of useful context

Discontent With #Secrecy And One-Sided Nature Of #TPP Spreads Among Participating Nations - http://bit.ly/19wvXGJ of note

Here’s why ‘trust us’ isn’t working for the NSA any more - http://wapo.st/14hDqs9 good summary (v @schestowitz)

Staffers 4 Rep. Rogers Apparently Claim They Could Sue Me For Defamation - http://bit.ly/16Cip7o @mmasnick of "Streisand Effect"? not wise

European Heart Guidelines Based On Disgraced Research May Have Caused Thousands Of Deaths - http://onforb.es/17h3Oxf shocking

What Exactly Does The #EU Plan To Do On #NetNeutrality? - http://bit.ly/1325k57 mixed signals

Bradley Manning trial: what we know from the leaked WikiLeaks documents - http://bit.ly/1ccNLYt reasons to be grateful for his bravery

The world’s shortest poem and why it may be important - http://bit.ly/14hHKaP lovely meditation with intriguing idea at its core

On the emptiness in the concept of “neutrality" - http://bit.ly/18MdvHm elegant debunking of #MIT's jesuitical casuistry #aaronswartz

The Internet As We Know It Is On Its Deathbed - http://bit.ly/11u40ub not dead yet, but a little green around the gills

Why the world’s governments are interested in creating hubs for open data - http://bit.ly/13yh7XV good intro to #ODI #london

The Madness of the Willful Destruction of Our Dependable Popular Way of Life - http://bit.ly/19wBM7c fine, angry piece from john pilger #uk

weather forecast - http://bit.ly/1bIM31J nice #xkcd

What is the Shortest Poem? - http://bit.ly/18Mfyeo surprisingly dense and witty video (v @Documentally)

#TTIP Update I - http://bit.ly/14hM4aj and so it begins; examining the entrails for clues in the absence of #transparency #TAFTA

Why I blew the whistle on Atos fitness-for-work test - http://bit.ly/13YMfUX let us now praise whistleblowers - and encourage more to speak

#Egypt’s ‘#ThirdSquare’ activists reject both army and Morsi - http://f24.my/13YMrUc great concept (v @MaliciaRogue)

Crooked officials should fear #opendata journalism - http://bit.ly/19wFFJg such an imporant trend (v @eellak @karounos)

Solutions to the looming crisis in science - http://bit.ly/17T32sq great post about hugely important issue #SciELO #arXiv #openaccess

Saudi Arabia: 600 Lashes, 7 Years for Activist - http://bit.ly/1aWh1zH for "Insulting Islam". disgusting #barbarism (v @nycjim @Glinner)

#TTIP: "there’s a political will to address some issues that have never been addressed" - http://bit.ly/16CK1te #EU surrending on #GMOs?

Report Highlights Need for Major Overhaul of #Copyright - http://bit.ly/15arnME sounds sensible stuff (v @carobotero)

Fox Claims That Feeding Seniors In Need Is An Effort To Buy Their Vote - http://bit.ly/1aWjLwX you couldn't make it up (v @schestowitz)

"ACPO guidance: There are no powers prohibiting the taking of photographs" - http://bit.ly/14i1cnV cut out & keep (v @PoliceStateUK)#/UK

"I believe what we're seeing is a move towards the global imposition of a police state in the developed world" - http://bit.ly/13mkSED

last quote from great piece by @cstross. note investor-state dispute settlement is part of this attack on liberty: http://bit.ly/13ml5HX

6 police face misconduct after young woman left naked in cell - http://ind.pn/14CgrBc has our friendly Bobby come to this? (v @JackofKent)

Lewisham hospital services decision reversed by judge  - http://bit.ly/14i4Y0F welcome decision #nhs

"#censorship is incapable of telling the difference between political contexts and purely pornographic ones" - http://bit.ly/16DgjUR

#MIT’s betrayal of hacker culture - http://bit.ly/17TnKIG interesting viewpoint from @koxinga21

"They are ingenious people, it can't be beyond their wit to stop these crimes" - http://bit.ly/17hRWuW UK police showing ignorance of tech

#NSA program collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet' - http://bit.ly/1cnSANk "with no prior authorization" (v @Glinner)

"analysts can begin surveillance on anyone by clicking few simple pull-down menus designed to provide both legal & targeting justifications"

"#NSA tool called DNI Presenter, also enables an analyst using XKeyscore to read the content of Facebook chats or private messages."

"Analysts can search for internet browsing activities using a wide range of information, including search terms entered or websites viewed."

"allows analysts to store "interesting" content in other databases, such as 1 named Pinwale which can store material for up to five years."

foregoing quotes taken from latest @ggreenwald piece on #nsa #surveillance - http://bit.ly/1cnSANk

Obama's secret #TPP threatens prescription drug prices on global scale - http://bit.ly/17i0wdl could lead directly to many dying (v @PCGTW)

XKeyscore presentation from 2008 – read in full - http://bit.ly/1co0dmF see what they see (or rather saw - will be far more now) #nsa

fun fact: #XKeyscore runs on distributed #linux cluster, over 700 servers globally (back in 2008) - http://bit.ly/1co0dmF

confirmed: if you use #encrypted documents or PGP you are an "anomalous event" for #XKeyscore; also talks about decrypting VPNs

one slide talks about "exploitable machines" in a given country - there are obviously lots... XKeyscore - http://bit.ly/1co0dmF

GÉANT's terabit upgrade for European science - http://bit.ly/19xckyq strange EU telcos can't do same 4 us (v @NeelieKroesEU)#netneutrality

Author Claims That 'Fair Use Is Theft By Any Other Name' - http://bit.ly/13zyJmp great rebuttal #copyright

Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Is Upheld - http://nyti.ms/16EtTY3 "victory for law enforcement":@nytimes is just pathetic (v dangillmor)

More #Encryption Is Not the Solution - http://bit.ly/19xGu4u not "the" solution, but certainly part of it (v @raycorrigan)

Seizing personal data without reasonable suspicion - http://bit.ly/15bRhiT a reminder about the outrageous laws at UK borders

#TPP: The Coming Fast-Track Trade Outrage - http://bit.ly/13ZTvQf USians, you might want to fight this

"encrypting information while it is stored would prevent Google from showing right online advertisements to users." - http://on.wsj.com/17U2mmO

Parimet Ndërkombëtarë për Zbatimin e të Drejtave të Njeriut për Përgjimin e Komunikimeve - http://bit.ly/12G3psm also fab & impressive

Brown? In #London? Papers please. - http://bit.ly/17iUclQ shameful and racist #UKBA


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