Thursday, 6 February 2014

140206


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140205 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/02/140205.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#NSA chief explains how #Snowden gained high-level access - http://bgr.com/2014/02/05/nsa-snowden-leaks/ is this risible smear best they've got? (v @schestowitz)

Texas teenager suffering '#affluenza' avoids jail for second time - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/06/texas-teenager-affluenza-escapes-jail-second-time one law for the rich, one for the poor...

Anti-#FastTrack mobilization to be extended after more than half a million people take action - https://www.fsf.org/news/anti-fast-track-mobilization-to-be-extended-after-more-than-half-a-million-people-take-action gaining momentum

Here's Why The EU Is Crazy Not To Insist On Full Transparency During TAFTA/TTIP - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140205/03360326093/heres-why-eu-is-crazy-not-to-insist-full-transparency-during-taftattip.shtml 'cos US already knows its "secrets"

#Microsoft May Be Undermining Nadella By Bringing Back Gates - http://www.forbes.com/sites/charleyblaine/2014/02/05/microsoft-may-be-undermining-nadella-by-bringing-back-gates/ FWIW this is my view too...

#Amazon Acquires Video Gaming Studio Double Helix Games - http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/05/amazon-acquires-video-gaming-studio-double-helix-games/ we know how this ends... #linux

Agriculture in #TPP: Repeating #NAFTA’s Mistakes - https://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/02/04 "environmental destruction, corporate concentration

NSA-Affäre: SPD fordert Gegenspionage in Amerika - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/nsa-affaere-spd-innenexperte-hartmann-will-die-usa-ausspionieren-a-951781.html this is getting interesting... #de

What happens with DRM in the real world? - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/blog/2014/feb/05/digital-rights-management #DRM is "the right to make up your own #copyright laws" #metacopyright

Trade deals - is the mood turning? - http://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/gus-fagan/trade-deals-is-mood-turning great analysis of #TPP & #TAFTA/#TTIP problems - & public awakening to this


The Heated Politics of Free Trade Brings No Smoke, Plenty of Fire - http://www.nationaljournal.com//all-powers/the-heated-politics-of-free-trade-brings-no-smoke-plenty-of-fire-20140205 "Obama’s trade agenda is going up in smoke." #TPP

UK Privacy and Security Inquiry: Call for Evidence - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/02/privacy-and-security-inquiry-call-for-evidence/index.htm sorry, this is important & urgent: pl. submit by tomorrow eve.

Former Cop Proposes Law That Would Allow Officers To Ticket You Without Ever Leaving The 'Safety' Of Their Vehicles - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140128/12483326028/former-cop-proposes-law-that-would-allow-officers-to-ticket-you-without-ever-leaving-safety-their-vehicles.shtml

I had a dream... Of a Copyright Reform - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/simon-says/2014/02/i-had-a-dream-of-a-copyright-reform/index.htm you're in luck: EU copyright consultation is still open...

.@timberners_lee: We need to re-decentralize the Web - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/02/tim-berners-lee-we-need-to-re-decentralize-the-web/ very true, but doing it in present climate will be hard


Orwell Would Be Proud: NSA Defender Explains How Even Though NSA Spies On Americans, It's OK To Say They Don't - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140205/22492826105/orwell-would-be-proud-nsa-defender-explains-how-even-though-nsa-spies-americans-its-ok-to-say-they-dont.shtml huh?

 Angedrohte Sanktionen: Israels Elite zittert um Milliardengeschäfte - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/angedrohte-sanktionen-israel-drohen-milliardenverluste-a-951890.html their action shows why it's worth doing this

MagPi issue 20 - your free #RaspberryPi magazine, out now - http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/6083 fresh from the, er, oven...

Who really discovered trisomy 21? (righting an old wrong) - http://rrresearch.fieldofscience.com/2014/02/who-really-discovered-trisomy-21.html

Domain Registrar Liable for Torrent Site Infringement, Court Rules - http://torrentfreak.com/domain-registrar-liable-torrent-site-infringement-court-rules-140206/ absurd #copyright

#ISDS under #TTIP - a risk for environmental regulation? - http://www.bilaterals.org/?investor-state-dispute-settlement-24556 "no strong arguments for including ISDS rules in TTIP."

Investigation: 'burned hands' on the high seas - http://www.theage.com.au/world/investigation-burned-hands-on-the-high-seas-20140206-hvbdl.html disgusting if confirmed (v @Asher_Wolf)#australia #immigration

#DRM Is The Right To Make Up Your Own Copyright Laws - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140206/10323526118/drm-is-right-to-make-up-your-own-copyright-laws.shtml hugely important point articulated by @doctorow

As #TPP Opposition Soars, Corporate Media Blackout Deafening - https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/02/06 staggering & disgraceful (v @SenSanders @DrRimmer)

#elsevier’s TDM Terms (TaC): Can they force us to copyright data? - http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2014/02/06/elseviers-tdm-terms-tac-can-they-force-us-to-copyright-data-2/ this is a total mess; everyone should avoid it

When Facebook's Terms Of Service Decide What Kind Of 'Speech' Is Okay, Activists Get Silenced - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140205/17162226102/when-facebooks-terms-service-decide-what-kind-speech-is-okay-activists-get-censored.shtml just avoid #facebook


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