Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140802 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/08/140802.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD
The death of #privacy - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/03/internet-death-privacy-google-facebook-alex-preston "normalising effect of surveillance" (v @fabiochiusi)
IDF Censor Tells NY Times It Cannot Report It Killed Hadar Goldin - http://www.richardsilverstein.com/2014/08/02/idf-censor-tells-ny-times-it-cannot-report-it-killed-2nd-lt-hadar-goldin/ important if true (v @BernardKeane @richards1052)
Israeli airstrike massacres family of prominent physician and author - https://soundcloud.com/intifada/israeli-airstrike-massacres-family-of-prominent-physician-and-author "struck children & women who were running"
Jimmy Wales: digital champion of free speech - http://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/2014/aug/03/observer-profile-jimmy-wales-wikipedia "makes living as well-paid public speaker" (v @tom_watson)#wikipedia
Is the American Media Finally Waking Up to the Truth about Israel's Assault on Gaza? - http://www.alternet.org/media/american-media-finally-waking-truth-about-israels-assault-gaza interesting...
"Not exactly a news flash, but Michele Bachmann is still bonkers" - http://www.alternet.org/tea-party-and-right/5-most-demented-right-wing-moments-week nice to see how "bonkers" is being taken up in US
next on the list of Brit words to infiltrate US media: "gobsmacked"...
Rape charges 'have become a fashion' in #India, says Shiv Sena party - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/02/rape-charges-fashion-india-shiv-sena-hindu-nationalist appalling
Independent review urges #NHS #whistleblowers to speak - http://sharmilachowdhury.com/2014/08/03/independent-review-urges-nhs-whistleblowers-to-speak/ crucially important (v @pharmagossip @sharmilaxx)
Britain 'attempts to censor' US report on #torture sites - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/02/britain-diego-garcia-faces-exposure-over-links-to-cia-torture-flights more shame for UK (v @schestowitz)
#Israeli air strike hits UN school in #Gaza - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/03/israel-air-strike-un-school-gaza-rafah so what has this got to do with the tunnels, the nominal justification?
"Japan was already smashed, no land invasion was needed & Japan was suing for peace" - http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/01/censorship-and-myth-making-about-hiroshima-and-the-bomb/ no, A-bombs were not necessary
Apocalypse Blair - http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2014/08/apocalypse-blair/ "any dictator who does not realise that the Blair brand has become even more toxic than their own"
European Commission Consultation On #Copyright Reveals Chasm Between Views Of Public And Publishers - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140728/05471128034/european-commission-consultation-copyright-reveals-chasm-between-views-public-publishers.shtml
You learn a lot very quickly in #Gaza… - http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/davidblair/100282273/you-learn-a-lot-very-quickly-in-gaza/ brilliant journalism conveying the horror of Gaza now (v @pranesh_prakash)
More on UM and UH - http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=13713 fascinating; research echoes my "feel" that UM is more feminine than UH... #linguistics
150 dead as massive earthquake hits China - http://thebricspost.com/150-dead-as-massive-earthquake-hits-china/ bad news everywhere...
Erfolgreiche Petition: Thai Airways transportiert keine Haifischflossen mehr - http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/natur/haifischflossen-nach-petition-nicht-an-bord-von-thai-airways-fluegen-a-983811.html#ref=rss another e.g. that epetitions can work
Bleep… BitTorrent Unveils Serverless & Encrypted Chat Client - http://torrentfreak.com/bleep-bittorrent-unveils-serverless-chat-client-140730/ looks potentially useful
Why The Koch Brothers Are So Interested In Who Becomes The Next Attorney General Of Colorado - http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/07/31/3466357/colorado-ag-energy-koch/ disturbing trend
Tox: Instant messaging, video conferencing, and more - https://tox.im/ this looks good (v +GustavHartvigsson ) #opensource
The Rise In Deadly Flesh-Eating Bacteria In America’s Waterways - http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/08/01/3466879/flesh-eating-bacteria-thrives-in-warm-seawater-experts-say/ #climatechange will drive more of this, alas
The Really Scary Thing About Those Jaw-Dropping Siberian Craters - http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/08/01/3466466/siberian-craters-permafrost-climate-change/ yes, this is scary
#Gaza school attack denounced as 'criminal act' by UN chief - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/03/israel-air-strike-un-school-gaza-rafah at least someone dares to speak out... #israel
'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/03/victims-britains-harsh-welfare-sanctions so sad, so shaming for UK
Gaza is not as I expected. Amid the terror, there is hope - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/aug/03/gaza-not-as-expected-amid-terror-hope "nothing good will happen in #Gaza until blockade lifted"