Saturday, 7 September 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130905 -  yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD lots of #NSA & #Epinquiry

Ministers make U-turn over 'gagging' anti-lobbying laws after public outcry - getting there

The security services are stripping us of basic Internet security - good explanation of what's going on #opensource

Latest #Snowden revelation: #NSA sabotaged electronic locks - "the most frightening"

Open Source Photometry Code Allows Amateur Astronomers To Detect Exoplanets - lovely stuff

Manifesto for a New Democracy - we need one... #surveillance #tafta/#TTIP #isds

Would You Trust Any Organization That Doesn't Trust 4,000 Of Its Employees? What If It's The #NSA? - #dysfunctional

With the #NSA, #GCHQ, & FRA planting backdoors into infrastructure, they are the enemy of all mankind - rightly angry

Dear stupid, stupid #NSA - yup

#NSA teria capacidade de quebrar criptografia usada na web, diz jornal - and it probably does

Do not let Prism scandal wreck the Safe Harbour system - newsflash: it's already irremediably wrecked

Reflections on Trusting Trust - by Ken Thompson (yes, that one). worth reading given our historical context...

#NSA, #GCHQ Admit That The Public Is The Enemy - it's civil war, according to the spooks

Why a growing number of app developers in Asia are prioritizing Android over iOS - it's the future in Asia

Here’s why you should care about rising Chinese smartphone firm #Xiaomi - coming to a pocket near you?

On the #NSA - good, level-headed cryptographic analysis. calls out #Microsoft and #OpenSSL as concerns (v @sivavaid)

Путин: Россия поможет Сирии в случае войны - yeah, but what does he mean by "help"?

Track and Protect Animals From Poachers With This App - nice idea, but will it really help?

UK Internet Filter Blocks VPNs, Australia to Follow Soon? - incredibly stupid idea

"Ich bin ein großer Anhänger von Open-Source-Produkten" - says prof & cryptographer (v @Frau_Horchert @netzpolitik)

Colombia farmers’ uprising puts the spotlight on seeds - yes, seeds lie at the, er, root of things... #TPP #TTIP

Open Steps: A journey around the world discovering and showcasing #openknowledge projects - nice idea

TSA is officially allowed to lie to you in order to cover its ass - er, is that really wise?

Internet-Überwachung: Datenschützer verlangen Aufklärung von Regierung - action would be good too

NSA-Affäre: Brasiliens Senat will Journalist @ggreenwald unter Polizeischutz stellen - nice idea #br

Marco Civil poderia inibir espionagem, diz outro ministério - interesting possibility #br

Ex-FBI lawyer linked to #surveillance abuses poised for federal judge post - great. Not.

 Projekt Bullrun: Westliche Geheimdienste knacken und umgehen verbreitete Verschlüsselungs-Technologien -

Explaining the latest #NSA revelations –Q&A with internet privacy experts - @Bruce_Schneier on @guardian

"#badger cull in England has sparked the largest animal rights protest since hunting foxes with dogs was banned" -

"Obama pledged to complete #TPP this year, even as roadblocks remain in forging a 12-nation pact" -

Man Killed By His Own Radio-Controlled Helicopter In Brooklyn - "cutting off the top of his head"; horrible

celebrating #GNU's 30th birthday - in wake of #snowden's revelations, software freedom more vital than ever

Conspiracy Theories & the #NSA - @Bruce_Schneier:"We also need Truth and Reconciliation Commission" (v @Asher_Wolf)

Richard #Stallman in Cape Town 5 Sept 2013 at UCT speaking on "A Free Digital Society" - many pix & videos #safrica

Leaks Show #NSA is Working to Undermine Encrypted Communications - "an egregious violation of our privacy"

#NSA Defends #Encryption Backdoors By Promising It's Only Used To Spy On All Of Us - that's OK, then...oh, wait

Benedict Cumberbatch launches defence of #Assange - interesting; what impact will this have? (v @lilianedwards)

Now we know why UK spooks simply shrugged at SSL encryption - because it's no problem at all... #nsa #gchq

Europeans want a say on the next Commission president: Poll - imagine that; now ask if they want say on #TAFTA/#TTIP

Ägyptens neue Zeitrechnung - exciting stuff #egyptology

Decision to Publish Against Government Request Was ‘Not a Particularly Anguished One’ - that's a good sign #NYT

Young Activists in Colorado Have a Huge Power Company Running Scared - heartening stuff

Internet-Verschlüsselung: Bundesregierung redet Snowden-Enthüllungen klein - knaves or fools? you decide... #de

"we’re going to look back on this time and say, “What were we thinking? That made no sense.” And it doesn’t." - #NSA

#AbbVie: info on adverse effects of drugs should be considered commercially confidential - profits before patients

President Obama Says He Learns What #NSA Is Doing From The Press, Then Goes To NSA For Details - comforting

"it would be completely implausible for NSA not to pursue both Android & iOS with same fervor as  rest of Internet."@Bruce_Schneier

#Microsoft & #Yahoo voice alarm over #NSA's assault on internet encryption - they're shocked, shocked to find etc etc

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