Tuesday, 25 February 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140223 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/140223.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Hell Freezes Over: Nokia Unveils an #Android Phone, the Nokia X - http://mashable.com/2014/02/24/nokia-x/ well, there you are: the #windows era is over...

Study Confirms #TarSands Contamination First Nations Warned of for Years - https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/02/21-4 just the start...

Hospital records of 47m #NHS patients obtained by insurance society - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/feb/24/hospital-records-nhs-patients-insurance "resulting in increased premiums"; oh, look...

Please Stand up for #OpenStandards - and #ODF - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/02/stand-up-for-open-standards-and-odf/index.htm important UK consultation closing soon - pl. make a submission

#ISDS: devil in KAFTA’s detail - http://www.bilaterals.org/?isds-the-devil-in-kafta-s-detail "claimed compensation is high enough 2 seriously affect a country’s fiscal position"

New NSA Leakers Reveal It Switched From Spying On Merkel To All Her Advisors - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140223/21332626325/new-nsa-leakers-reveal-nsa-switched-spying-merkel-to-all-her-chief-advisors.shtml #whistleblowers of the world unite

#Brazil Says US Farm Bill Violates Trade Rules - http://www.voanews.com/content/brazil-says-us-farm-bill-violates-trade-rules-/1856057.html " plans to reopen a case before the #WTO"

One Million for Zooniverse – and One for #GalaxyZoo! - http://blog.galaxyzoo.org/2014/02/24/one-million-for-zooniverse-and-one-for-galaxy-zoo/ great milestone for wonderful project #citizenscience

"Tabled texts can be shared with public. After, parties make a text with brackets. These texts can be published" - http://acta.ffii.org/?p=2019

we need to establish the basic principle that "tabled texts must be published texts" in all negotiations #TPP #TAFTA #TTIP #transparency

SanDisk Packs 128GB Into A MicroSD Card - http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/24/sandisk-packs-128gb-into-a-microsd-card/ how long before a terabyte?

Medical records rules broken, #NHS admits - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26329748 but it will OK next time, promise... #trust #caredata #forgetit

"#TPP's abandonment of an aggressive defense of the #environment could be illegal" - http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/foreign-policy/item/17691-obama-s-tpp-negotiators-get-big-bonuses-from-wall-street wow, this is interesting

NB, still: "only 8 of 29 chapters in #TPP have been finalised & not the most controversial or significant sections" - http://www.japantoday.com/category/politics/view/trade-ministers-resume-tpp-talks-in-singapore

USTR on Charm Offensive—Tweaks to Secret #TPP Far From Enough - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/02/us-trade-rep-charm-offensive-slight-tweaks-secret-tpp-process-far-enough "deals that uphold corporate interests above all"

"Pharma companies are queuing up behind so-called not-for-profit front companies to spy on what pills we take" - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/feb/24/drug-makers-patient-records-database

Trade and the Tea Party: Washington insiders remain clueless - http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/198942-trade-and-the-tea-party-washington-insiders-remain "#TPP is not free trade" (v @snlester)

Musicians Increasingly Realizing That Streaming Services Are Actually A Really Good Thing - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140223/22200926326/musicians-increasingly-realizing-that-streaming-services-are-actually-really-good-thing.shtml getting there...

Police Chief To Critics Of Controversial Arrest: Hey, At Least My Officers Aren't Sexually Assaulting Arrestees - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140223/14193826323/police-chief-to-critics-controversial-arrest-hey-least-my-officers-arent-sexually-assaulting-arrestees.shtml

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