Friday, 20 June 2014

140619


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140618 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.be/2014/06/140618.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Australian Medical Association accuses The Australian of promoting smoking - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/18/australian-medical-association-accuses-the-australian-of-promoting-smoking @rupertmurdoch sinks to a new low

How Secret Partners Expand #NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/06/18/nsa-surveillance-secret-cable-partners-revealed-rampart-a/ & yet they still missed ISIS... (v @Thomas_Drake1)#iraq


China-UK climate vow means game is up for Abbott - http://reneweconomy.com.au/2014/chinauk-climate-vows-mean-game-tony-abbott-95150 "directly contradicts nearly everything said about climate change"

Grundzüge für #Tisa-Verhandlungen stehen - http://www.handelsblatt.com/politik/international/globales-dienstleistungsabkommen-grundzuege-fuer-tisa-verhandlungen-stehen/10067334.html time 2 start fighting this global privatisation project (v @Liese_Mueller)

Gewerkschaften: Geheime #TiSA-Verhandlungen bedrohen öffentliche Dienstleistungen  - http://www.bvoed.de/nr.-442104-epsu-und-psi-zu-tisa.html (@Liese_Mueller)#privatisation


Is calling #torture 'torture' political correctness? - http://boingboing.net/2010/07/03/new-york-times-edito.html why I can never respect @nytimes again

Bark But No Bite? Antigua Talks Tough On WTO Gambling Case, But No TRIPS Remedy - http://www.ip-watch.org/2014/06/18/bark-but-no-bite-antigua-talks-tough-on-wto-gambling-case-but-no-trips-remedy/ come on, #Antigua, get bold

#Microsoft bucks its own history, embraces “openness” in Azure push - http://gigaom.com/2014/06/18/microsoft-bucks-its-own-history-embraces-openness-in-push-for-azure-adoption/ & if you believe that, you'll believe anything

 European Parliament to weigh #opensource pilots - https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/osor/news/european-parliament-weigh-open-source-pilots that's good, but how can we still be talking about this in 2014

Online #surveillance undermines trust in intelligence services, says Tory peer - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/19/online-surveillance-undermines-intelligence exactly - it weakens our security

Russia 'secretly working with environmentalists to oppose #fracking' - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/19/russia-secretly-working-with-environmentalists-to-oppose-fracking oh look: here come the unsubstantiated smears

but that #fracking smear campaign makes no sense, since environmentalists want renewable energy - that's really bad for Russia

Stand up for democracy, bring down TTIP - http://action.wdm.org.uk/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1784&ea.campaign.id=29193&forwarded=true one of a growing number of anti-#TTIP campaigns.. #TAFTA

important #TISA leak from @wikileaks - Financial Services Annex - https://wikileaks.org/tisa-financial/ (v @SMaurizi)#TTIP #TAFTA


The EU Patent Package – Where does Europe stand in June 2014? - http://kluwerpatentblog.com/2014/06/19/the-eu-patent-package-where-does-europe-stand-in-june-2014/ great analysis (v @zoobab)#UPC

How The #NSA Gamified Spying On Everyone With 'Skilz' Points For NSA Analysts - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140618/15162127620/how-nsa-gamified-spying-everyone-with-skilz-points-nsa-analysts.shtml the End Times clearly near

Bank of England CIO: "cloud opens UK data to CIA spies" - http://www.cio.co.uk/news/security/bank-of-england-cio-cloud-opens-uk-data-cia-spies/ amazing to hear this from there (v @schestowitz)#NSA

Oil works threaten health of people in Peruvian Amazon - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25721-oil-works-threaten-health-of-people-in-peruvian-amazon.html time to leave it in the ground #carbonbubble

TTIP is a land of opportunity for small businesses - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/innovation-enterprise/ttip-land-opportunity-small-businesses-302923 delusional: whole basis of #TTIP is scale; SMEs will be crushed

Neues Handelsabkommen #Tisa gefährdet Datenschutz - http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/wikileaks-dokumente-internationales-handelsabkommen-tisa-gefaehrdet-datenschutz-1.2007052 waking up to the dangers of #TISA (v @SMaurizi)#TTIP #privacy

European Commission must not trade off our crown jewels when negotiating #TTIP - http://www.bilaterals.org/?the-european-commission-must-not "legitimate concerns"

#Soco denies paying for Congo trip to UN to discuss #Virunga oil drilling - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/19/soco-congo-drc-virunga-oil-unesco-doha but clearly plans to drill; let's stop it


The new scramble for Africa - http://www.wdm.org.uk/new-scramble-africa-food-monsanto-syngenta-yara/ - more bad stuff #monsanto

Supreme Court Rejects s/w Patents On Performing Generic Functions; Pretends Lots Of Other s/w Must Be Patentable - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140619/09550027628/supreme-court-punts-software-patent-question-bit-further-still-wont-totally-reject-them.shtml


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