Tuesday, 15 April 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140413 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/04/1404013.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Australian Attorney General Picks Surveillance Over Fair Use on U.S. Visit - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/04/australian-attorney-general-picks-surveillance-over-fair-use-us-visit Brandis is a disgrace (v @MsLods)

Shining Big Tobacco's shoes - http://dvcronin.blogspot.nl/2014/04/shining-big-tobaccos-shoes.html good analysis of De Gucht's sham #ISDS "consultation" & roots in #BigTobacco

 Rauchen in Südkorea: Krankenversicherung fordert Schadensersatz von Tabakkonzern - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/rauchen-tabakkonzerne-werden-in-suedkorea-verklagt-a-964287.html great: every country should do it

The Tragic Consequences of Secret Contracts - http://blog.okfn.org/2014/04/14/the-tragic-consequences-of-secret-contracts/ why we need #transparency

Government Forces Free Press Advocacy Group To File Its Amicus Brief In NSL Case Under Seal - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140410/09452626868/government-forces-free-press-advocacy-group-to-file-its-amicus-brief-nsl-case-under-seal.shtml insane

Imogen Heap crowdfunding an Open Source version of Musical Glowes - http://www.open-electronics.org/imogen-heap-crowdfunding-an-open-source-version-of-musical-glowes/

Stakeholder meeting on #ISDS in #TTIP - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1058 pointless, since the real question - do we need it? - is not allowed #EU

Girl Ages From 0 To 14-Years-Old In 4 Minutes - http://digg.com/video/portrait-of-lotte-0-to-14-years-in-4-min-the-original nice

“#Metadata is us, and it is easier to store, search and analyze." - http://threatpost.com/bruce-schneier-technology-magnifies-power-in-surveillance-era/105365 the key point governments pretend to ignore

#China cancels human rights dialogue with Britain - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/14/china-cancels-human-rights-dialogue-with-britain-dalai-lama clearly time for Dave to meet with Dalai Lama again...

FBI Abruptly Walks Out On Senate Briefing After Being Asked How 'Insider Threat' Program Avoids Whistleblowers - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140412/07290526888/fbi-abruptly-walks-out-senate-briefing-after-being-asked-how-insider-threat-program-avoids-whistleblowers.shtml

Access Info Europe challenges lack of transparency in #Spain at European Court of Human Rights - http://www.access-info.org/en/spain/563-tedh-moj-appeal

the problems posed by the use of secret evidence - http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n08/nicholas-phillips/closed-material fascinating discussion of #uk's abhorrent practice (v @JackofKent)

Why is Europe shooting itself in the foot over renewables? - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/energy/why-europe-shooting-itself-foot-over-renewables-301543 I blame david cameron...

'Copenhagen' cycling can create jobs, save lives - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/health-consumers/copenhagen-cycling-can-create-jobs-save-lives-301546 sounds good to me #dk

#Guantánamo hearings halted amid accusations of FBI spying on legal team - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/14/guantanamo-bay-hearing-halted-fbi-spying spying? surely not...?

#Mozilla Moving Forward - https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/04/14/mozilla-moving-forward/ let's hope... (v @nitot)

UK Prime Minister Asked for Permanent Police Anti-Piracy Unit Funding - http://torrentfreak.com/uk-prime-minister-asked-for-permanent-police-anti-piracy-unit-funding-140414/ why waste on this? fund #NHS instead...

The Guardian And Washington Post Win Pulitzers For Snowden Coverage - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140414/12323426906/guardian-washington-post-win-pulitzers-snowden-coverage.shtml at least that... well done, Mr #Snowden

Edward #Snowden on Pulitzer winners: 'Their work has given us a better future' - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/14/edward-snowden-pulitzer-statement-prize-guardian-washington-post good on him

 Met tried to silence PC whistleblower who exposed crime figures scandal - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/apr/13/metropolitan-police-whistleblower-crime-figures why we must protect #whistleblowers better

Urine testing shows #glyphosate Levels in US over 10 Times higher than in Europe - http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_29696.cfm more, deeper research needed

UNCTAD publishes its annual review of #ISDS cases - http://justinvestment.org/2014/04/unctad-publishes-its-annual-review-of-investor-state-dispute-settlement-cases-2/ lots of cases against EU nations now - #TTIP makes this worse

“Gold or Water?” - http://justinvestment.org/2014/04/gold-or-water-english/ "permit allowing cyanide gold mining in the headwaters of the Rio Lempa."

#Mozilla is all of us - http://commonspace.wordpress.com/2014/04/14/mozilla-is-all-of-us/ background to new temp CEO appointment

Bilateral FDI Statistics [correct URL] - http://justinvestment.org/2014/04/bilateral-fdi-statistics/ useful #TPP #TTIP

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