Monday, 12 May 2014

140512


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140511 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/05/140511.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Glenn Greenwald: 'I don't trust the UK not to arrest me. Their behaviour has been extreme' - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/12/glenn-greenwald-uk-arrest-me-edward-snowden-nsa too right

#TPP secrecy scales bizarre new heights - Kelsey - https://nz.news.yahoo.com/election/a/-/23451501/tppa-secrecy-scales-bizarre-new-heights-kelsey/ of course, they have such bad things to hide... #NZ #transparency


Canada EU free trade deal still a long way off due to technicalities - http://www.bilaterals.org/?canada-eu-free-trade-deal-still-a so take out #ISDS now #CETA

Juncker: Merkel promised to give me Commission presidency if EPP wins - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/juncker-merkel-promised-give-me-commission-presidency-if-epp-wins-302054 ah, yes, #EU democracy at its finest

Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans - http://news.slashdot.org/story/14/05/12/0239219/brazilian-kids-learning-english-by-video-chatting-with-elderly-americans  clever approach


#NAFTA and the rights of Mexican workers - http://www.bilaterals.org/?the-north-american-free-trade-25117 "free trade" a disaster for millions #mx

HP 255 G1 Laptop with #Ubuntu - http://www.ebuyer.com/620311-hp-255-g1-laptop-with-ubuntu-h6q17ea-abu?utm_source=2014-05-12 now available from @Ebuyer for £209 (no, I don't get any commission...) #linux

.@France2tv covers #TTIP, starting at 21:14 - http://www.francetvinfo.fr/replay-jt/france-2/20-heures/jt-de-20h-du-jeudi-8-mai-2014_590335.html fairly neutral; mentions #ISDS & #transparency; good to see interest...

Police ask blogger to remove tweet about @UKIP - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/may/12/police-ask-blogger-remove-legitimate-tweet-ukip but can't cite any law that says he should... #censorship

Michael Hayden Gleefully Admits: We Kill People Based On Metadata - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140511/06390427191/michael-hayden-gleefully-admits-we-kill-people-based-metadata.shtml so that makes #GCHQ implicated in murder, no?

IEA: Coal use is spiking climate mitigation costs - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/energy/iea-coal-use-spiking-climate-mitigation-costs-302060 dirty coal: drop it #renewables

Stop investing in the construction of Europe's biggest new climate wrecker - http://campaigns.350.org/petitions/stop-investing-in-the-construction-of-europe-s-biggest-new-climate-wrecker what is Dr Kulczyk thinking? #pl

Energy company abandons South Downs #fracking plans - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/12/celtique-energy-abandons-south-downs-fracking-plans @labour would win votes if it guarantees current #trespass laws

German Government Hires DC Law Firm To Threaten Its Own Parliament With Criminal Prosecution For Talking To Snowden - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140510/06584827187/german-government-hires-dc-law-firm-to-threaten-parliament-with-criminal-prosecution-talking-to-snowden.shtml

I was victimised for being blind, but body cameras helped catch my abusers - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/12/victimised-blind-body-worn-cameras-abused how can people be this contemptible?

Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/12/glenn-greenwald-nsa-tampers-us-internet-routers-snowden more from his book (v @privacyint)#snowden

Tory 'push' to give MI5 more powers to spy on internet - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/10823578/Tory-push-to-give-MI5-more-powers-to-spy-on-internet.html *more*? they really are shameless... (v @cstross)#gchq

Glaciers draining Antarctic basin destabilized, big sea level rise all but certain - http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/05/glaciers-draining-antarctic-basin-destabilized-big-sea-level-rise-all-but-certain/ thanks a bunch, moron denialists

Megaupload Asks Court to Freeze MPAA and RIAA Cases - http://torrentfreak.com/megaupload-asks-court-freeze-mpaa-riaa-cases-140512/ interesting move

great set of #TISA - Trade in Services Agreement documents - for download - http://www.seco.admin.ch/themen/00513/00586/04996/index.html?lang=en from the wonderfully transparent #CH

Hydras neue Köpfe - http://www.spiegelfechter.com/wordpress/129275/hydras-neue-koepfe 1st-class analysis of #TISA (Trade in Services) - #TPP & #TTIP's ugly sibling (v @Liese_Mueller)

Donating His Estate to the #Wikimedia Foundation: The Story of Jim Pacha - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/05/12/the-story-of-jim-pacha/ may his generosity be remembered

 Eli Lilly’s NAFTA Dispute Against Canadian Patent Ruling Affecting Other Trade Negotiations - http://infojustice.org/archives/32724 whoops #ISDS #CETA

Chinese XP users urged to switch alliegiance to #Linux - http://www.ecns.cn/2014/05-12/113406.shtml big if it happens (v @schestowitz)#china

Crazy Climate Economics - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/12/opinion/krugman-crazy-climate-economics.html?ref=opinion&_r=1 wise & rather witty column on the coming intensification of right-wing attacks

John Oliver and Bill Nye School Media on Realistic #ClimateChange Debate—97 Scientists v. 3 Denier Dudes - http://www.alternet.org/video/watch-john-oliver-and-bill-nye-school-media-realistic-climate-change-debate-97-scientists-v-3

FCC Confirms Chairman Will Revise #NetNeutrality Proposal - http://mashable.com/2014/05/12/fcc-revises-net-neutrality-rules/ keep up the pressure...

#Spain set to introduce new law against aggregators - http://blog.wan-ifra.org/2014/05/09/spain-set-to-introduce-new-law-against-aggregators actually, just against Google; misguided...


Tell Congress: Don’t Sign the Cable Industry Letter Against Real #NetNeutrality - http://www.freepress.net/blog/2014/05/12/tell-congress-don%E2%80%99t-sign-cable-industry-letter-against-real-net-neutrality playing dirty (v @BiellaColeman)

Iranian women post pictures of themselves without hijabs on Facebook - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/12/iran-women-hijab-facebook-pictures-alinejad brave people #Iran

Google Has Most of My Email Because It Has All of Yours - http://mako.cc/copyrighteous/google-has-most-of-my-email-because-it-has-all-of-yours why we need #encryption to become routine (v @dangillmor)

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