Tuesday, 11 February 2014

140210


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140209 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2014/02/140209.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Embrace pact for prosperity - http://www.trademinister.gov.au/articles/2014/ar_ar_140210.html deeply misleading statement from AU minister on #TPP: shows they are feeling the heat

NSA’s Secret Role in the US Assassination Program - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/02/10/the-nsas-secret-role/ #NSA (& probably #GCHQ) has blood on their keyboards... #drones

Don't blame the Environment Agency for floods. Blame the spending rules - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/09/flooding-chris-smith-speaks-out UK gov policies to blame, not scientists

#Kenya: Preparing 4 #REDD in Embobut Forest & forcing Sengwer People “into extinction” - http://climate-connections.org/2014/02/03/kenya-preparing-for-redd-in-the-embobut-forest-and-forcing-sengwer-people-into-extinction/ what an abuse (v @Codepope)

French Privacy Agency DDoS's Itself In Ordering Google To Link To It From Google France Home Page - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140208/23581326147/french-privacy-agency-ddoss-itself-ordering-google-to-link-to-it-google-france-home-page.shtml

Support Sengwer Indigenous People's Legal Battle against Illegal Eviction from their Ancestral Lands - https://www.justgiving.com/SupportSengwerLegalBattle (v @Codepope)

Italian supreme court says that Google is not liable for illicit treatment of personal data committed by its users - http://ipkitten.blogspot.no/2014/02/italian-supreme-court-says-that-google.html

Floods: Environment Agency frontline staff hit by cuts, #whistleblowers reveal - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/10/floods-environment-agency-staff-cuts same for #NHS: will people wake up?

Bottom trawling: how to empty the seas in just 150 years - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/10/bottom-trawling-how-to-empty-the-seas short-sighted stupidity of this government is staggering

NY Times 'Uses' Scare 'Quotes' To Highlight How 'They' Don't 'Understand' How Snowden 'Copied' Documents - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140208/23402526145/new-york-times-uses-scare-quotes-to-highlight-how-they-dont-understand-how-snowden-copied-documents.shtml ha!

wepromise.eu - "Vote for your digital rights" interesting initiative - do consider signing up (v @harkank)#surveillance #copyright

Obama Considering #Drone Strike on American Citizen - http://mashable.com/2014/02/10/obama-considering-a-drone-strike-on-american-citizen/ definitely no slippery slope here, no sir...

"Most around the Cabinet table are bright, but not Owen. He isn’t climate sceptic, he’s climate stupid.’ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2555684/Environment-Secretary-Owen-Paterson-dismissed-stupid-complains-Number-10-attacks-Environment-Agency.html wonderful

Nuclear Education Trust says UK's nuclear weapons irrelevant to existing or foreseeable threats by foreign states - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/10/trident-nuclear-fleet-weapons-report-britain


World Bank Statement on Embobut Forest and Cherangany Hills Evictions in Kenya - http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2014/02/06/world-bank-statement-on-embobut-forest-and-cherangany-hills-evictions-in-kenya "not linked to these evictions"

Vt. lawmakers balk at no-media trade talks - http://rutlandherald.com/article/20140208/NEWS03/702089959/0/NEWS02 incredible refusal to allow any transparency in #TPP

"it's like going back to the dark ages," he told the BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26111598 sadly, that is exactly the effect #climatechange will have

Gov't Officials Leak Classified Info To Journalists To Discredit Snowden For Leaking Classified Info To Journalists - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140208/23465326146/snowden-mocks-govt-officials-leaking-classified-info-to-journalists-to-discredit-him-leaking-classified-info-to-journalists.shtml

White House Wrong on #FastTrack - http://www.epi.org/publication/white-house-wrong-fast-track-massive-trade/ powerful economic analysis of why #TPP & #TAFTA/#TTIP won't help US economy

US Copyright Lobbyists Equate Fair Dealing To Piracy And Copyright Infringement - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140209/15101226159/us-publishers-equate-fair-dealing-to-piracy-copyright-infringement-latest-special-301-report.shtml well, of course...

Florida Ordinance Makes it Illegal for #Homeless to Use Blankets to Protect Themselves from Weather - http://www.forwardprogressives.com/florida-ordinance-makes-illegal-homeless-use-blankets-protect-weather/ (v @doctorow)


The Intercept Releases Photos To The Public Domain... But Unfortunately Locks Up Text Content With Copyfraud Claims - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140209/23022126161/intercept-releases-photos-to-public-domain-unfortunately-locks-up-text-content-with-copyfraud-claims.shtml


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