Monday, 28 July 2014

140728


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140727 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/140727.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#Fracking push gets go-ahead across UK as ministers tighten safeguards - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/28/fracking-expansion-uk-drilling-national-parks-safeguards "safeguards" worthless; "politically toxic"

 Indian Government Launches MyGov, An Ideation Platform - http://www.nextbigwhat.com/mygov-297/ interesting #india


Labour to allow #cooperatives and #mutuals to run railway franchises - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jul/28/labour-co-operatives-mutuals-railway-franchises great idea, could be applied to #NHS too...

Bee research tainted by corporate funding, MPs say - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/28/bee-research-funding-pesticides-mps important: why US call for "science-based" #TTIP is a sham

3 New Kinds of #OpenSource: DNA, Journalism, Shoes - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/07/open-dna-open-journalism-open-shoes/index.htm includes @bellingcat; amazing approach is spreading so widely

Facebook has only “pivoted” on one kind of privacy — in other ways, it’s becoming more dangerous - http://gigaom.com/2014/07/28/facebook-has-only-pivoted-on-one-kind-of-privacy-in-other-ways-its-becoming-more-dangerous/ yup


Abkommen EU/Kanada wackelt - http://derstandard.at/2000003583367/Blaupause-fuer-TTIP-Abkommen-EU-Kanada-wackelt "weitere Schwierigkeiten für #TTIP sind programmiert" (v @TeraEuro @688i)#CETA

Open access: effective measures to put UK research online under threat? - http://www.theguardian.com/science/occams-corner/2014/jul/28/open-access-effective-measures-threat sensible piece about next moves #oa

EU/Canada free trade deal and disputes over investor protection: a silver lining or a cloud? - http://eulawanalysis.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/the-eucanada-free-trade-deal-and.html interesting analysis

Killing The Golden Goose: Copyright Holders Demand More Cash As Streaming Music Services Struggle To Be Profitable - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140727/12322628030/killing-golden-goose-copyright-holders-demand-more-cash-even-as-streaming-music-services-struggle-to-be-profitable.shtml

Spain Likely To Pass 'Google Tax'; Makes Paying For News Snippets An 'Inalienable Right' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140728/06561628035/spain-likely-to-pass-google-tax-makes-paying-news-snippets-inalienable-right-new-bureaucracy-to-collect-it.shtml #spain, you're ridiculous

When she finished her pitch, the investor said he didn’t invest in women - http://boingboing.net/2014/07/28/when-she-finished-her-pitch.html </facepalm>

Ford and General Motors Sued Over ‘CD Ripping Cars’ - http://torrentfreak.com/music-industry-sues-ford-gm-cd-ripping-cars-140728/ perhaps they'd like to lobby for copyright reform?

Tight Measurement of Exoplanet Radius - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=31193 "height of person standing on Jupiter to within three quarters of an inch.”

'Fat taxes' do work, EU report finds - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/agriculture-food/fat-taxes-do-work-eu-report-finds-303748 let's go for it, then....

Government pushes ahead with #fracking plan despite wide opposition - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/28/fracking-expansion-shale-gas-opposition-britain will this become the new #polltax revolt?

EFF Asks Court To Declare NSA's 'Internet Backbone' Collections Unconstitutional - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140726/14263328017/eff-asks-court-to-declare-nsas-internet-backbone-collections-unconstitutional.shtml sounds right to me but IANAL


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