Thursday, 12 June 2014

140611


 Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140610 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/06/140610.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD


Statins for low risk of heart disease needs rethink - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/10/statins-low-risk-heart-disease-rethink-doctors-nice "all the trial data comes from pharmaceutical company trials"

#TTIP contradicts post-2015 development goals, experts say - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/ttip-contradicts-post-2015-development-goals-experts-say-302704 another reason to bin it #TAFTA

NRKbeta Doctrine: "only way to control your content is to be the best provider of it" - http://nrkbeta.no/2008/03/26/the-nrkbeta-doctrine/ old but good (v @ThAOSteen)

urgent: Stop the EMA Backsliding on Open Clinical Data [Updated] - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/06/stop-the-european-medicines-agency-backsliding-on-open-clinical-data/index.htm pl. write today to defend #opendata


UK Government urged to act quickly on plain cigarette packaging - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/10/government-plain-cigarette-packaging-delay-tobacco "Cameron caving in to vested interests"?

The #FLOK Society Project: Making The Good Life Possible Through Good Knowledge - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140530/08262827410/flok-society-project-making-good-life-possible-through-good-knowledge.shtml fascinating stuff

The inevitable demise of the fossil fuel empire - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/jun/10/inevitable-demise-fossil-fuel-empire "Renewables, especially rooftop solar, will take a leading role"


Why companies like Google, Spotify and Red Hat are embracing @docker’s#opensource containers - http://gigaom.com/2014/06/10/why-companies-like-google-spotify-and-red-hat-are-embracing-dockers-open-source-containers/

European Commission to investigate Irish tax arrangements with Apple - http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2014/0610/622915-apple-european-commission/ time to do the others, too

Oil drillers promise to withdraw from Africa's Eden - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25707-oil-drillers-promise-to-withdraw-from-africas-eden.html fab news for #virunga; now  DRC government must follow up


New Organization Launched to Accept Submissions & Provide Support to Whistleblowers - http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2014/06/04/new-organization-launched-to-accept-submissions-provide-support-to-whistleblowers/ fab: #whistleblowers, avanti...

"Organised criminals create a self-serving climate of fear" - https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/home-secretarys-speech-on-organised-crime-at-rusi good to see May speaking out on UK gov's problems

"address declining capabilities when it comes to communications data" - https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/home-secretarys-speech-on-organised-crime-at-rusi er, no: #GCHQ is downloading the entire Net

Jamie Love’s Next Big Idea: Making the WTO into a force for good in Public Health - http://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/jamie-loves-next-big-idea-making-the-wto-into-a-force-for-good-in-world-health/ nothing if not ambitious

If The #NSA's System Is Too Big To Comply With Court Orders, Court Should Require It To Change Its System - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140610/12550227541/if-nsas-system-is-too-big-to-comply-with-court-orders-court-should-require-it-to-change-its-system.shtml you bet

Open Media District - http://www.openmediapark.com/en/openmediadistrict/ lots of interesting stuff happening in Rome... (v @carlopiana)

#Iraq army capitulates to Isis militants in four cities - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/11/mosul-isis-gunmen-middle-east-states what a disaster...well done, Bush and Blair...

"US invasion and occupation cost Washington close to a trillion dollars " - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/11/mosul-isis-gunmen-middle-east-states enough to address climate change... #iraq

How Do You Know The Public Domain Is In Trouble? It Requires A 52-Page Handbook To Determine If Something Is PD - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140607/10425227508/how-do-you-know-public-domain-is-trouble-it-requires-52-page-handbook-to-determine-if-something-is-public-domain.shtml

Microsoft Challenges Idea That US Government Can Go Fishing For Emails Stored Outside The US - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140611/06210727545/microsoft-challenges-idea-that-us-government-can-go-fishing-emails-stored-outside-us.shtml important battle

Courage, a new international organisation dedicated to providing support to truthtellers - https://couragefound.org/2014/06/launch/ I like "truthtellers"...

#Congo mines no longer in grip of warlords and militias, says report - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/11/congo-mines-no-longer-grip-warlords-militias-report-enough-project let's hope this is really so...

Germany phasing out Johnson's water cannon because of safety fears - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jun/11/germany-phasing-out-boris-johnson-water-cannon-safety-fears-wasserwerfer-9000 IOW,@MayorofLondon is buying a (dangerous) dog

Taxi Drivers In Europe 'Protest' Uber, Creating Astounding Media Attention, Massive Jump In Signups - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140611/12142027549/taxi-drivers-europe-protest-uber-creating-astounding-media-attention-massive-jump-signups.shtml whoops

#Peru's “Bagua massacre” haunts the #TPP - http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/208892-perus-bagua-massacre-haunts-the-tpp US government shamefully implicated in deaths #wikileaks


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