Saturday, 8 February 2014

140207


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140206 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com.tr/2014/02/140206.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

World's largest power-generating lagoon planned for Swansea Bay - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/feb/06/swansea-bay-tidal-lagoon-power-planned looks interesting and potentially important

Police will have 'backdoor' access to health records despite opt-out, says MP - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/feb/06/police-backdoor-access-nhs-health-records just gets worse; opt out completely

#Turkey Passes New Net Censorship And Surveillance Laws; West No Longer In A Position To Criticize - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140206/08522826116/turkey-passes-new-net-censorship-surveillance-laws-west-hardly-position-to-criticize.shtml doubly sad

 If Harry Potter was an academic work - http://svpow.com/2014/02/03/if-harry-potter-was-an-academic-work/ this is funny & very well done... #publishing

UK: "making criminals pay towards cost of their court cases" - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/criminal-justice-and-courts-bill <sings>"braziiiiiiiiiiiiiiil" </sings> (v @dpkendal)

latest figures show #KORUS is failing to deliver: why will #TPP or #TAFTA/#TTIP be any different? [pdf] - https://www.citizen.org/documents/press-statement-year-end-2013-trade-data.pdf

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 really important & urgent: pl. submit by this eve

800,000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk - http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/feb/07/oldest-human-footprints-happisburgh-norfolk wow, just amazing... #uk

"campaign 4 boycotts, divestment & sanctions against Israel turning mainstream" - http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21595948-israels-politicians-sound-rattled-campaign-isolate-their-country "increasingly backing peace camp"

The #Snowden era of journalism - http://www.politico.com/story/2014/02/nsa-media-edward-snowden-103240.html interesting analysis; seems largely correct to me (v stefania maurizi @free_snowden)

Despite escalating government intimidation,@ggreenwald will “force the issue” and visit U.S.  - http://www.salon.com/2014/02/06/exclusive_greenwald_tells_salon_government_intimidation_has_discouraged_him_from_visiting_u_s_for_now/ hmm (v @Asher_Wolf)

My response to the #Privacy and Security inquiry - http://reprog.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/my-response-to-the-privacy-and-security-inquiry/ excellent analysis of underlying dynamics of #surveillance

the more we find out about #caredata, the more of a fiasco it seems - both now and in the future; time to halt it, re-think it, re-do it

"The cutters ask me: 'If we leave doing this thing, what will we eat?'" - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/feb/07/female-genital-mutilation-kenya-daughters-fgm 'cos they couldn't possibly do other work

Snowden Docs: British Spies Used Sex and 'Dirty Tricks' - http://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/snowden-docs-british-spies-used-sex-dirty-tricks-n23091 well, that's hardly cricket, is it? #gchq

#GCHQ: "activities are authorized, necessary and proportionate, and that there is rigorous oversight" - shows how utterly outdated #RIPA is

EU ready to lift duties on most U.S. goods for trade pact - http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/06/us-eu-usa-trade-idUSBREA1519S20140206 this is what FTA should do: it's #ISDS that's the danger

celebs call on Obama not to sign #TPP until Japanese #dolphin hunt is ended - http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/5894026/cher-jennifer-hudson-russell-simmons-among-celebs-backing-ban-on-dolphin-hunt interesting confluence here

Huge chimpanzee population thriving in remote Congo forest - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/07/chimpanzees-congo-forest we must do everything we can to protect this...

LulzBot TAZ 3 #3Dprinter now FSF-certified to respect your freedom - https://www.fsf.org/news/lulzbot-taz-3-3d-printer-now-fsf-certified-to-respect-your-freedom so there you go

Ven especialistas riesgos en el #TPP - http://www.am.com.mx/notareforma/11985 "traerá costos para sus adherentes, como #México"

USTR Finally Realizing Its All Encompassing Secrecy May Be Problem, Calls Frantic Meeting 4 All 'Cleared' Lobbyists - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140207/10581326136/ustr-finally-realizing-its-all-encompassing-secrecy-may-be-problem-calls-frantic-meeting-all-cleared-lobbyists.shtml


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