Thursday, 27 February 2014


 Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140225 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Ubuntu mobile maps: open maps on an open platform - open is good

#China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists - yikes

Are #TPP Trade Talks Going Anywhere? - tl;dr: nope (v @DrRimmer)

Homeless living in shocking, rat-infested conditions, report says - shameful return to Victorian conditions in UK

#Atos awarded contract for #NHS records - to help with the "fitness for work" scheme, perhaps... (v @aral)

last day: Please Stand up for #OpenStandards - & #ODF - important UK consultation - pl. make a submission, even short

Seal deaths caused by propellers break environmental law, ministers warned - horrific injuries #uk

YouTube Ordered to Remove “Illegal” Copyright Blocking Notices - #GEMA is such a waste of skin

 The Act of Killing has helped #Indonesia reassess its past and present - sounds a hugely important film #id

#Singapore and #Malaysia hit by extreme dry spell - if only someone had seen this coming - oh, wait... #climatechange

Post-WikiLeaks, Manning, Snowden world brighter for freedom fighters - "#Whistleblowers are increasingly valued"

#TAFTA/#TTIP debate: "If we do not achieve deal by the end of 2015 or early 2016, we will not get there at all" -

Extending or replacing EC's contracts with Microsoft & suppliers of Microsoft licenses - nice #FOI (f @dozykraut)

Whale graveyard in Chile unearths fossil treasure trove - exciting stuff

Sweden to sue the Commission for delaying hormone-affecting criteria - yay, go sweden

Schneier: NSA snooping tactics will be copied by criminals in 3 to 5 years - hugely important, ignored by #nsa /#gchq

A Plan to Rebuild Computer Security From the Ground Up - "VMware plans to #opensource the key parts"

NSA Inspector General Speaks on #Snowden for First Time, Says He Was ‘Manic in His Thievery’ - wow, back to 1950s

at a stroke, #NSA Inspector General has established it's a waste of time going to to him about concerns; get read for more #whistleblowers

CJEU to decide on the present and future of book scanning and library activities - #copyright

Chicago PD Believes It Can See The Future, Starts Warning Citizens About Crimes They Might Commit - really dangerous

UK Government response to consultation on EU #copyright rules - some interesting comments here...

FSFE comments on UK proposal on document formats - still time to add yours...#ODF #openstandards

Pulling back the shower curtain:@ProcterGamble's dirty secret - #palmoil, & destruction of #orangutan habitat

No deal after four days of Asia-Pacific talks - “significant gaps remain in the more difficult areas" #TPP

US-led trade deal talks to carry on to next round - "had sought to reach a deal by the end of 2013" #TPP

Tell Head & Shoulders to stop using dirty #palmoil - @ProcterGamble must stop driving deforestation #ProtectParadise

Microsoft has posted a monster of a submission to UK gov - don't let them block #openstandards again - pl. post now

Support MediaGoblin! - "freedom-respecting replacement for sites like Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, and Thingiverse."

BTW, if you do decide to respond to Microsoft's claims to UK gov, please keep it factual: anything else will damage the case for #openness

Will the Supreme Court save us from #softwarepatents? - good history and analysis of upcoming case

great to see people still posting here: - still time to add your comments #ODF #openstandards

nice little posting about supporting #ODF here from a certain Vint Cerf - why not join him? #openstandards

#AU #Copyright Reform Goes Into Reverse: 'Fair Use' Out, 'Three Strikes' In - snatching defeat from jaws of victory

Reddit Mods Bury Glenn Greenwald's Story On GCHQ/NSA Use Of Internet To 'Destroy Reputations' - not good for reddit

Lack of currency provisions threatens future of Obama trade agenda - "not moving until currency is part of it" #TPP

Horrific Appeals Court Ruling Says Actress Has (c) Interest In 'Innocence Of Muslims,' YouTube 2 Delete Every Copy -

Google’s first Ara developers kits and conference are coming soon - "open hardware platform"

Life Sciences, Intellectual Property Regimes and Global Justice - sounds interesting

No comments:

Post a comment