Sunday, 3 November 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 131101 -  yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#NZ : Goff signals compromise over #TPP  -  "Labour withhold support until full details of the TPP were made available"

Are US Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many #Antibiotics ? -  a rhetorical question, obviously...

German Director Proposes 'One-Stop Shop' For Free, Instant, But Non-Exclusive Licenses To Offer Films Online -

The Corporate Plot That Obama and Corporate Lobbyists Don't Want You to Know About -  that's #TPP  (and #TAFTA / #TTIP )

UK legal aid proposal: bonuses for lawyers whose clients plead guilty -  shameful idea

UK: "designed to influence a government...therefore falls within definition of terrorism" -  so we're all terrorists

"wherever there is a threat to our freedoms,@julianhuppert will be there trying to thwart it" -  thank goodness #gchq

#Snowden  reveals key role of cos. in spying -  most frightening bit: #NSA still calls it an "information superhighway"

The #NSA  drags its heels over appointment of its privacy officer -  can't imagine why

Portrait of the #NSA : no detail too small in quest for total #surveillance  -  important piece, with many new details

"its ambition to have surveillance cover of the whole planet: total command of what the NSA refers to as the 'digital battlefield'."

"In one country, Americans are secretly present at a base where exposure of their presence would provoke a major diplomatic incident"

"#NSA discloses in one leaked document that only 35% of available resources are dedicated to the 'global war on terrorism'."

"the 9-Eyes, which adds Denmark, France, Netherlands & Norway; the 14-Eyes, including Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain & Sweden; and 41-Eyes"

"#GCHQ policy is to treat it pretty much all the same, whether it's content or metadata." so much for 'it's only metadata'...

Metropolitan police detained David Miranda for promoting 'political' causes -  truly police-state stuff; shame on UK

Top doctors warn of 'worst winter' in hospitals as A&E crisis grows -  tories' plan to destroy NHS is working well...

#Xiaomi  gets literate, launches e-reader app and e-book store -  " will charge users $0.005 per 1000 characters"

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