Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140812 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/08/140812.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD
Philip Morris threatens to sue Government if plain packaging introduced - http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/philip-morris-international-threatens-to-sue-government-if-plain-packaging-introduced-9664968.html what total scum; profits before people
Malen nach Zahlen - http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/studien-zum-freihandelsabkommen-malen-nach-zahlen-1.2085879 good piece how @EU_Commission is using fantasy growth figures to sell #TTIP (v @TeraEuro)
PLAIN CIGARETTE PACKAGING: A burning issue in the EU - http://www.irishexaminer.com/analysis/plain-cigarette-packaging-a-burning-issue-in-the-eu-279196.html shame on the 27 MEPs lobbying for cancer (v @corporateeurope)
Data Protection Issues in #TISA's First Leak - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/08/tisas-first-leak-reveals-data-protection-and-other-issues/index.htm #privacy issues cropping up everywhere
15 Million Pages of Centuries-Old Medical Books Move to the Web - http://mashable.com/2014/08/12/wellcome-library-digitizes-medical-books/ with a CC0 licence, I hope....
Big Tobacco’s £11bn UK attack could send EU-US trade deal up in flames - http://www.bilaterals.org/?big-tobacco-s-l11bn-uk-attack #TTIP's #ISDS will make this common
Rhinos to be Airlifted Across Africa to Save them from Extinction - http://mashable.com/2014/08/13/south-africa-airlift-rhinos/ great project, let's hope it works...
#Germany's Latest Response To #Snowden: Asking Officially For The Names Of All Spies Working At Foreign Embassies - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140812/05471528185/germanys-latest-half-hearted-response-to-snowdens-revelations-asking-officially-names-all-spies-working-foreign-embassies.shtml
"#Snowden views MonsterMind as the ultimate threat to privacy" - http://www.wired.com/2014/08/edward-snowden/ good interview, new revelations... #nsa
"Greenwald found himself unable to open the encryption on a large trove of secrets from GCHQ" - http://www.wired.com/2014/08/edward-snowden/ why Miranda was held
Meet MonsterMind, the #NSA Bot That Could Wage Cyberwar Autonomously - http://www.wired.com/2014/08/nsa-monstermind-cyberwarfare/ what could possibly go wrong? (v @TeraEuro)
A4e ends £17m prisoner education contract citing budget constraints - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/13/a4e-terminates-prisoner-education-training-contract no: you want profits, you take the loss too
#Spain’s internet law reforms will harm access to knowledge - https://webwewant.org/news/Spain_s_Internet_law_reforms_will_harm_access_to_knowledge "a tide of junk internet legislation" #a2k
Can We Kill This Ridiculous Shill-Spread Myth That CDNs Violate #NetNeutrality? They Don't - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140812/04314528184/can-we-kill-this-ridiculous-shill-spread-myth-that-cdns-violate-net-neutrality-they-dont.shtml superb debunking
Trade deal hands US power to rewrite NZ laws - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/trade/news/article.cfm?c_id=96&objectid=11307872 the dangers lurking in "certification" #TPP #TTI
Libre-échange Canada-UE : les textes immédiatement et un débat public - http://rqic.alternatives.ca/spip.php?article142&lang=fr " il est grand temps de briser le secret"
big: complete #CETA text leaked - http://t.co/kMcQeMb57I all 521 pages of it; let's get digging #EU #ISDS
huge loophole in CETA's ISDS: "where impact of the measure is so severe in light of its purpose that it appears manifestly excessive" p. 184
that CETA ISDS loophole means that "public welfare objectives" do not provide a defence for changing laws - http://t.co/XNDcaH5D60 p.184
CETA: "courts of each Party responsible for determination of existence & validity of intellectual property rights" - ref. to Eli Lilly?
#Tungusic Twilight: Languages of Reindeer-herding Evenki and China’s Last Dynasty Threatened with Extinction - http://bruce-humes.com/archives/8214 sad
Terrorist risk means privacy must take back seat to security - http://www.smh.com.au/comment/terrorist-risk-means-privacy-must-take-back-seat-to-security-20140813-103kcu.html fear mongering at its worst... (v @BernardKeane)#AU
"EU expecting a few 100 replies. 1000s flooded in. They reveal a deep divide" - http://senficon.eu/2014/08/the-european-copyright-divide/ good piece by @Senficon #copyright