Monday, 5 August 2013

130805


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130804 - http://bit.ly/1cqb9C7 yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

"#Cameron’s bedroom tax is the worst possible combination of #cruelty and incompetence" - http://ind.pn/14tvi8d (v @stefanstern @vickeegan)

Quiet Realization of Ivan Illich's Ideas in Contemporary Commons Movement - http://bit.ly/14Y7C4H great stuff (v @johnthackara @DrRimmer)

#TPP agreement–secret threats to environment - http://bit.ly/11GRXtL biggest threat is ISDS

UK most unequal country in the West - http://ind.pn/184rA1Q at least the Tories can point to something they have inarguably achieved...

Take a Close Look at Craziness of the GOP's Attempts to Destroy Obamacare - http://bit.ly/11GUIeF actually an attack on democracy

93% of US Public Wants GMO Labeling—Monsanto & Big Ag Plan to Spend Millions in Propaganda to Change Minds - http://bit.ly/16WoQ5B

Veto of Apple Ruling Likely to Upend Big Patent Battles - http://on.wsj.com/16Wpj7B perhaps they should just make better products instead

UK’s biggest ‘fatberg’ discovered in #London sewer - http://bit.ly/17teatW yuk (v @BoingBoing)

A Tipping Point Against Copyright Monopoly Regime Is A Lot Closer Than You Think - http://bit.ly/18XSdXo upbeat stuff from @Falkvinge

Here’s why economists hate software patents - http://wapo.st/1c20JJs good roundup by @binarybits

The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs Private Sector Myths, by @MazzucatoM - http://bit.ly/1b6bLJT looks important for this field

U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans - http://reut.rs/16umFYE oh, look: more of this stuff (v @tom_watson)

#Privatisation isn't working. It's time for a public service users bill - http://bit.ly/16okvbm yes, tide must turn (v @Debbie_abrahams)

Britons turn against privatisation of services – new poll - http://bit.ly/19HURmN great; let's harness that #commons

#NSA Blowback: #de Minister Floats US Company Ban - http://bit.ly/13zUUgV but will any parsnips get buttered? (v @AngelaRichter_ @ioerror)

Exoplanet: Astronomen fotografieren Jupiter-Zwilling - http://bit.ly/16X1zAj this is just the beginning: imagine what we'll see in 5 years

RT @scatatkins 1h  virgin trains have #cctv in the toilets. this is grim. >> wut? can this be true? (v @alexanderhanff)

#NSA handing over non-terror intelligence - http://bit.ly/1852f80 what? they said they didn't recently; this is a serious escalation

Rep. Rogers Blocking Other Congressional Reps From Access To Info On NSA Surveillance - http://bit.ly/17tzUGh  how not to do damage control

OFF Pocket Is A Privacy Pouch For Your Phone That Blocks Cellular, Wi-Fi, GPS To Defy Spies - http://tcrn.ch/14Zpw7e easier than a fridge

Royal Mail launches consultation on simpler Postcode Address File licence - http://bit.ly/13f3nm1 easy: ODC Open Database License (v @dml)

The complexity of cracking open the data door - http://bit.ly/194a5U2 #clinicaldata belongs to those who gave it: the public (v @wilbanks)

Europäische Union erneuert Schäuble’s Überwachungsmatrix – Kommt das “Rom Programm”? - http://bit.ly/185aalK ludicrous after #NSA spying

The simple calculus of the #TPP: Corporations over states - http://bit.ly/15zo81h good analysis of the chilean situation #ISDS

Roving police cars snap license plate pictures 4 massive vehicle location databases - http://zd.net/15zpnxy what could go wrong? (v @sjvn)

More voices join the chorus for patent reform - http://red.ht/17tHFvJ good luck with that #abolition

Building a reliable and efficient Crowdmap - http://bit.ly/14ZIR8g interesting technical details of how #ushahidi does it

Congress Flips Out About '#Snowden The Traitor' As They Try To Pass Legislation To Stop The Program He Revealed - http://bit.ly/1c3dgwj

Greenwald: #Snowden “Doing Very Well" in Russia After Sparking "Extraordinary Debate" on NSA, Spying - http://bit.ly/1cDmn4A good to hear

House Intelligence Committee Threatens Rep. Grayson For Informing Other Reps About Leaked #NSA Docs From Guardian - http://bit.ly/16XNEKv

RT @charlesarthur "#China’s top five vendors account for 20% of the world’s smart phone shipments" - Canalys. Blimey. >>& it will go up

Greenwald: Is U.S. Exaggerating Threat to Embassies to Silence Critics of #NSA Domestic Surveillance? - http://bit.ly/12V0RGS #squirrel

Embassy closures earn little respect for a US that's lost benefit of the doubt - http://bit.ly/1crmm5a exactly: why should we believe them?

#MOMA & the #Guggenheim Offer 474 Free Art Catalogues Online - http://bit.ly/13fC0Z4 kudos: all should do it (v @klang @brainpicker)

Children given lifelong ban on talking about #fracking - http://bit.ly/16phmIa how long before it comes to UK as part of the fracking deal?

U.S. Trade Suffers, Envoys Say, for Want of Jet Fare - http://nyti.ms/19IJPxD maybe too many trade deals, then? (v @jamie_love)#TPP #TTIP

Foreign firms risk becoming scapegoats in China’s new get-tough environmental policy - http://bit.ly/194T77Y interesting development

Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima 'emergency' - http://reut.rs/14e1Tfe good job we're told it's safe (v @schestowitz)

When Hallucinations Walked the World - http://bit.ly/14ejSlK fascinating stuff


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