Thursday, 6 March 2014

140305


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140304 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2014/03/140304.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Attorneys for Barrett Brown want case on linking to hacked material dismissed - http://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/mar/04/attorneys-barrett-brown-hyperlink-hacked-material-want-case-dismissed absurd attempt to cow

The DMCA Takedown of a Feynman Lectures eBook Converter - http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-dmca-takedown-of-feynman-lectures.html #copyright an obstacle to disseminating knowledge again

Co-op goes back on chicken welfare promise - http://www.ciwf.org.uk/news/meat_chickens/coop_goes_back_on_chicken_welfare_promise.aspx bad them


Last hours to Submit to EU #Copyright Consultation - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/01/last-chance-to-submit-to-eu-copyright-consultation/index.htm closes today; open to all, not just #EU - pl. respond


#India’s NCERT recommends GNU/Linux for schools across the country - http://www.muktware.com/2014/03/indias-ncert-recommends-gnulinux-schools-across-country/22148 that would be good

Emerging Scientific Consensus: There's No Such Thing as Safe Plastic - http://www.alternet.org/environment/are-any-plastics-safe-industry-tries-hide-scary-new-evidence-bpa-free-bottles-and-0 few of 80,000 chemicals tested in US #TTIP

RightsCon or a right con? (or How I learned to stop worrying and love corporate surveillance) - http://aralbalkan.com/notes/rightscon-or-a-right-con/ big, unresolved issue

Humanity Has Got to Come to Grips with the World's Fresh Water Crisis - http://www.alternet.org/saving-our-blue-future #water must be managed as a #commons

why that open source crypto bug may not be as serious as it's painted - https://plus.google.com/u/0/+jwildeboer/posts/PFyH5jeixxc

Development of open access in #China: strategies, practices, challenges - http://uksg.metapress.com/content/p4t2157824453387/ #oa "will soon become the accepted norm"

“The oblivion of the sea eagle wouldn’t matter...would be an absolute blessing for the countryside and its animals" - http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/countryside-dinosaurs-are-not-yet-dead-in-scotland/0010309/

CIA Accused Of Spying On Senate Intelligence Committee Staffers - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140305/00445926435/cia-accused-spying-senate-intelligence-committee-staffers.shtml wow; outrageous - and stupid...

Indonesian clerics issue fatwa to protect wildlife - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/05/indonesia-clerics-fatwa-illegal-wildlife-trade but will it make any difference? #id

Italy slaps Swiss pharma giants with huge fines - http://www.thelocal.ch/20140305/italy-slaps-swiss-pharma-giants-with-huge-fines "to prevent the use of a very cheap drug" (v @pharmagossip)

John le Carr√© warns of threat posed by secret services to democracy - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/mar/05/john-le-carre-secret-services-democracy-bingham & he should know... #gchq

Wartime sex slaves urge #Japan's PM to drop plans to re-examine 1993 apology - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/05/japan-comfort-women-abe-apology haven't they suffered enough?

Move cautiously in #TPP talks - http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2014/03/05/editorials/move-cautiously-in-tpp-talks/ " imperative Japanese negotiators give priority to protecting people’s well-being"

U.S. sets 2014 goal for signing #TPP free trade pact - http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/03/05/business/u-s-sets-2014-goal-for-signing-tpp-free-trade-pact/ slipping, slipping...to 2015?

How ICE And GoDaddy Teamed Up To Help Censor A Mexican Protest Website - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140304/16455326432/how-ice-godaddy-teamed-up-to-help-censor-mexican-protest-website.shtml worrying abuse

Obama knew CIA secretly monitored intelligence committee, senator claims - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/05/obama-cia-senate-intelligence-committee-torture oh well, that makes it fine, then...

More Details Revealed Concerning CIA's Spying On Senate Intelligence Committee - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140305/07251926440/more-details-revealed-concerning-cias-spying-senate-intelligence-committee.shtml important stuff; big story...

Feds Dismiss Charges Against Barrett Brown For Linking After Realizing They Had No Case - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140304/17235026433/barrett-brown-tells-court-that-sharing-link-is-not-crime.shtml a win, but limited

Former #NSA Official Claims Snowden Set Agency Back A Decade, Tells Putin To 'Return' Whistleblower - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140304/09525926427/former-nsa-official-claims-snowden-set-agency-back-decade-tells-putin-to-return-whistleblower.shtml good debunking


 6-billion-year-old quasar spinning nearly as fast as physically possible - http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/03/6-billion-year-old-quasar-spinning-nearly-as-fast-as-physically-possible/ wow #science


Obama administration told to stop expanding "corporate rights" in trade agreements - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201403/obama-administration-told-to-stop-expanding-corporate-rights-in-trade-agreements #ISDS #TPP #TTIP

Public health care vs. the #TPP agreement - http://www.world-psi.org/en/public-health-care-vs-trans-pacific-partnership-agreement "primary threats as they relate to public health care"

YanukovychLeaks.org Exposes a Corrupt and Violent Regime - http://techpresident.com/news/wegov/24802/yanukovych-leaks-corrupt-violent-regime excellent (v @Mlsif @pdmteam)#ua

Photos from the January 31st North American Day of Action against the #TPP and corporate globalization - http://www.flushthetpp.org/jan31continentalactionphotos/

Rep. Polis Asks Treasury To Ban Dollar Bills, Mocking Senator's Request To Ban Bitcoins - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140305/14182926445/rep-polis-asks-treasury-to-ban-dollar-bills-mocking-senators-request-to-ban-bitcoins.shtml ha! nicely done...

#Mozilla is investigating why #Dell UK is charging £16.25 to install Firefox, says no such deal exists with anyone - http://thenextweb.com/insider/2014/03/05/mozilla-investigating-dell-uk-charging-16-25-install-firefox-says-deal-exists-anyone/

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