Tuesday, 24 June 2014

140623


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140622 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/06/140622.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Poll: #NHS decisions should be left to doctors, say majority of Britons - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/23/nhs-health-decisions-doctors-politics-opinion-poll & they're right

50,000 march against austerity in London, BBC doesn't notice - http://boingboing.net/2014/06/22/50000-march-against-austerity.html @BBCNews becomes even more of an insult to journalism

Lobbyists increasingly look online to influence EU policy - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/lobbyists-increasingly-look-online-influence-eu-policy-302948 that's good, we can counter it there...

Abhöraffäre in Warschau: Polens Außenminister hält Bündnis mit den USA für "wertlos" - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/polen-aussenminister-sikorski-haelt-buendnis-mit-den-usa-fuer-wertlos-a-976787.html whoops #pl

#India Part of NSA Surveillance Program; Here’s What Else We Know - http://www.nextbigwhat.com/india-part-nsa-surveillance-program-heres-else-know-297/ useful

"metadata gave access only to the “envelope”, not the contents" - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/23/australian-spy-agencies-in-line-for-new-digital-surveillance-powers these politicians are simply tech-illiterate #AU

Presbyterians Vote to Divest Holdings to Pressure Israel - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/21/us/presbyterians-debating-israeli-occupation-vote-to-divest-holdings.html?_r=1 important move; others need to follow #divestment

#Linux now runs 485 of world's top 500 supercomputers - http://www.top500.org/statistics/list/ #Windows runs 2 of them...

#TTIP - Traité transatlantique : répondons tous à la commission - http://www.cncd.be/Traite-transatlantique-repondons useful answers to #ISDS consultation (in French)

Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in# Egypt - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/23/al-jazeera-journalists-jailed-seven-years-egypt dreadful travesty of justice

Take action! Say NO to #ISDS - http://ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/take%20action%20ISDS.html makes no sense to place corporations above nations #TTIP

Nurses fight back against trade treaty that threatens NHS - http://opendemocracy.net/ournhs/martin-obeirne/nurses-fight-back-against-trade-treaty-that-threatens-nhs great to see them join fight against #TTIP

US Embassy In Berlin Offering Cold, Hard Cash For People To Create Pro-#TAFTA/#TTIP Propaganda - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140620/14292827638/us-embassy-berlin-offering-cold-hard-cash-people-to-create-pro-taftattip-propaganda.shtml visibly desperate

The Transatlantic Trade Deal: a project of the 1% - http://opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/nick-dearden/transatlantic-trade-deal-project-of-1handy summary of #TAFTA/#TTIP

Felix Dennis dies aged 67 - http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/jun/23/felix-dennis-dies-aged-67-magazine-publisher-oz a character & a dendrophile...


#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2013/11/ttip-updates-the-glyn-moody-blogs/index.htm includes number XXIX - more on top-secret #TISA, & talking down to the public

The scaremongering has begun. Isis is no threat to Britain - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jun/23/scaremongering-isis-no-threat-to-britain-liam-fox-mi6-iraq "The only security [comes] from targeted intelligence."

BREIN Takes Pirate Bay Blocking Case to the Supreme Court - http://torrentfreak.com/brein-takes-pirate-bay-blocking-case-supreme-court-140623/ no surprise there..

#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2013/11/ttip-updates-the-glyn-moody-blogs/index.htm includes XXIX, with anti-transparency info, & how public is too stupid #TAFTA

Greenpeace defends top executive flying to work - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/23/greenpeace-defends-top-executive-flying-to-work sounds like @Greenpeace really needs to sort itself out

A View of the Deepest Future - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=30907 so what are your plans for the next 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 years?

“EU-USA Ministertreffen über Justiz & Inneres” besucht übermorgen die Akropolis und verhandelt dann über das #TTIP - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/eu-usa-ministertreffen-ueber-justiz-und-inneres-besucht-uebermorgen-die-akropolis-und-verhandelt-dann-ueber-das-ttip/

London March Against Austerity - March Against Austerity not important enough for proper BBC coverage, apparently...

Welcome open-source electrophysiology with Open Ephys - http://www.open-electronics.org/welcome-open-source-electrophysiology-with-open-ephys/ looks a great project #openhardware

Great White Sharks Making Comeback Off Atlantic Coast - http://science.slashdot.org/story/14/06/23/0358204/great-white-sharks-making-comeback-off-atlantic-coast great; let's hope they eat the jellyfish...

Alexander Wants $1 Million Per Month For 'Cybersecurity' Consulting - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140621/07015427645/keith-alexander-wants-1-million-per-month-cybersecurity-consulting.shtml 'cos he did such a good job stopping #snowden

Marco Civil começa a valer hoje: conheça os direitos e deveres na internet brasileira - http://gizmodo.uol.com.br/marco-civil-comeca-a-valer-hoje/ #br

Of Course @TeslaMotors Wasn't Just Being Altruistic In Opening Up It's Patents: That's The Whole Point! - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140622/06531127647/course-tesla-wasnt-just-being-altruistic-opening-up-its-patents-thats-whole-point.shtml

#TISA – an Intransparenz nicht zu überbieten - http://www.ska-keller.de/de/themen/handel-und-entwicklung/handelsabkommen/tisa-%E2%80%93-an-intransparenz-nicht-zu-%C3%BCberbieten "Wir Grüne fordern die Offenlegung der Dokumente"

UN rejects Australia's 'feeble' bid to strip Tasmanian forest's heritage status - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/23/un-rejects-australia-tasmanian-forest-heritage lovely slap-down for @TonyAbbottMHR

"disastrous attempt at reforming the #NHS has “failed utterly” - http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tories-put-profits-before-patients-3745170 - reverse privatisation now before #TTIP locks it in

Weltmarktführer: EU steigt zum größten Agrarlebensmittel-Exporteur auf - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/eu-steigt-zum-groessten-agrarlebensmittel-exporteur-der-welt-auf-a-976989.html done without GMOs, too..

Blair should be sacked as Middle East envoy, say former ambassadors - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jun/23/tony-blair-middle-east-envoy-quartet-sacked "tainted by Iraq war, achievements negligible"

"la mayor tasa de fallecimientos se produce en las zonas donde se utilizan transgénicos y agroquímicos" - http://www.pagina12.com.ar/diario/sociedad/3-249175-2014-06-23.html #AR gov


West Africa #ebola epidemic is 'out of control' - http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/jun/23/west-africa-ebola-epidemic-out-of-control er, that's rather bad, no? (v @asteris)

#TISA-Abkommen steht hierarchisch über #TTIP - http://fm4.orf.at/stories/1741253/ important stuff; good analysis #TPP #privatisation

Entwurf für EU-White-Paper zur Urheberrechtsreform geleakt - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/entwurf-fuer-eu-white-paper-zur-urheberrechtsreform-geleakt/ not super exciting, it has to be said #copyright

UK and Germany break #solar power records - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/23/uk-and-germany-break-solar-power-records fab; maybe UK gov should promote it, not throttle it...

DOJ Drone Memo: AUMF Trumps All And Rights Are Subject To Arbitrary Revocation In Times Of 'War' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140623/11050927659/doj-drone-memo-aumf-trumps-all-rights-are-subject-to-arbitrary-revocation-times-war.shtml just insane

Supreme Court Clears the Way for Bulk of Obama's Global Warming Regulations - http://mashable.com/2014/06/23/supreme-court-largely-leaves-epa-global-warming-rules/ better than nothing...

Court To Gov. On Attempt To Bury Drone Memo: You'd Have A Case If You'd Bother To Shut Your Mouth Once In Awhile - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140623/12254727660/court-to-government-attempt-to-bury-drone-memo-youd-have-case-if-youd-bother-to-shut-your-mouth-once-awhile.shtml


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