Sunday, 10 November 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 131108 -  yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Political Candidate Proudly Abuses YouTube's (c) Complaint System To Kill Account Of Activists Who Mocked Him -

 UK blocks attempt by Council of Europe to examine online spying -  British government becoming laughing stock of EU

AllTrials appeal -  video of inimitable @bengoldacre, who needs your money; pl. give it to him:

Typhoon Haiyan the biggest yet as world's tropical storms gather force -  some useful facts & figures #climatechange

RBC and Capital Economics challenge Harper’s #CETA  claims -  time to pop the trade agreement bubble #TAFTA / #TTIP

Pakistani Govt to cough up Rs90m for ICSID case -  what a waste of money #pk

22 Examples Of #NSA  Surveillance Creating Chilling Effects -  already happening, going to get worse

38 Million Retirees Join Workers & Consumers to Say No to #TPP , Would Make Medicine More Expensive -  cf. #TAFTA / #TTIP

Will Labour reverse the privatisation of the NHS? -   #Labour  must make saving #NHS  central to their political platform

Daylight robbery: the burglar who came to stay -  extraordinary, infuriating story

two naval intelligence admirals face probe in Navy bribery scheme -  this, not #Snowden , is real threat to US security

European Parliament Members Explore Decriminalizing File-Sharing -  the usual MEPs who get it, of course...

 Paradise Lost: Paranoia Has Undermined #US  Democracy -  interesting analysis (v @SMaurizi)#NSA  #torture

#Surveillance : Needles in Haystacks -  "It’s the metadata, stupid…" lots of good thoughts, as ever, from @PaulbernalUK

The Social Dimensions of Free Trade Agreements -  scandalous this hasn't been factored in so far #TAFTA / #TTIP

The more Americans know about #NSA , the less they like it -  why we want transparency, & they don't (v @GarrettCobarr)

hospital hit by fresh fears over falsified cancer records -  what happens when you focus on targets, not treatment

true, you need to measure how successful treatments are, so you can manage them; but keep figures as a means to an end, not an end in itself

Why the Cornell paper on #Bitcoin  mining is important -  deep stuf

Feds subject drug suspect to vaginal/anal probe, X-ray, CT Scan, without warrant -- nothing -  war on drugs insanity

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