Thursday, 24 April 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140423 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

The secret trade deals that threaten the food on your plate - #TPP & #TTIP, and what to do about them

Obama's Asia Trip: #TPP Make-or-Break Moment? - er, the latter, please...

Obama trade push gets thumbs down from Democrats  - let's just forget it, then... #TPP

Great list of all of the unresolved #TPP issues [pdf] - and there are lots...

Police officer fired Taser at naked man in cell, court told - cowardly bully: dismiss him

The fight to protect digital rights is an uphill battle, but not a silent one - good historical background

Six ans de lutte contre le Grand Marché Transatlantique - lots of good stuff (v @MazelierThomas)#TTIP #TAFTA

#Cornish recognised as national minority group for the first time - great to see the language being supported too

#TTIP must be stopped - "Activist groups and citizens are waking up to the dangers"

Fiction prepares us for a world changed by global warming - "Climate fiction, or simply cli-fi"

Erdoğan offers ‘condolences’ to Armenian genocide survivors - interesting #armenia #turkey

#Elsevier journals — some facts - wow, what an amazing post about costs in UK (v @Stephen_Curry @RLUK_David)

US gov demands #TTIP bring GMOs, chlorine chicken and hormone beef to EU [pdf] - what do you say,@EU_Commission?

HP 255 G1 Laptop with #Ubuntu - great to see @Ebuyer offering this at last - been looking for a mainstream supplier

#OpenSource: Getting Angry, Getting Better - … plus: behold The Core Infrastructure Initiative #heartbleed #forking

Telecom Musical Chairs: Regulators And Lobbyists Swap Roles, Everyone Wins! (Except The Public) - shameless

Vermont passes bill to require warning labels for genetically modified foods - hugely significant breakthrough for US

MIA In The War On Cancer: Where Are The Low-Cost Treatments? - important issue #pharma

Why Did FBI Label Ryan Shapiro’s Dissertation on Animal Rights Threat to National Security? - insane #FOI #terrorism

Planet Earth comes under fire from asteroids – video animation - fascinating - & worrying...

Mayor Ardis Defends Police Raid, Complains That Parody Twitter Account Used Up All The Free Speech - still digging

Will Labour defend the NHS from the EU/US trade deal? - good analysis; Labour should be fighting #TTIP completely

Why should a bank be allowed to own and trade oil, metals or land? - good question...

#Netmundial-Konferenz zwischen historischer Chance und Mißerfolg - excellent, balanced summary of what's happened

#Russia Orders Bloggers To 'Register'; Outlaws Anonymous Blogging, Continues Clampdown On Social Media - not good

Weasel Language In Proposal For FCC's New 'Open Internet' Rules Actually Opens The Door To An End To Net Neutrality -

Allowing corporations to sue governments for changing their laws may be common, but it's not good - good survey #ISDS

#Solar’s dramatic cost fall may herald energy price deflation - carbon fuels get their come-uppance (v @monkchips)

Rabbit Proto: print head add-on for #3dprinters to print complex conductive traces - #opensource code

MARCO CIVIL DA INTERNET unofficial English translation - (v @netzpolitik)

US #Copyright Law Doesn’t Apply Worldwide,”DVD Ripper” Tells Court - interesting case

Internet Blocking Protests Force #Mexico Government Retreat - good news, assuming it happens

Getting Action Strategy Check: Confronting ‘corporate super-rights’ in the #TTIP - useful points #ISDS

In China, An #OpenData Movement is Starting to Take Off - superb intro to field (v @EllnMllr)

#AGCOM issues the first fastissimo administrative blocking injunction - vabbe'...

  Obama’s GMO problem - interesting analysis #TTIP

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