Saturday, 16 August 2014

140815


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140814 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/08/140814.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Ferguson Law Enforcement: An 'Occupying Force' With 'Special Rights' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140814/13131328215/ferguson-law-enforcement-occupying-force-with-special-rights.shtml America, you might want to worry about this

#TPP: Shocking US certification process that violates country’s sovereignty - http://justinvestment.org/2014/08/tppa-shocking-us-certification-process-that-violates-countrys-sovereignty/ crazy to sign up to this

Finalised EU-Canada deal grants excessive investor rights - http://justinvestment.org/2014/08/finalised-eu-canada-deal-grants-excessive-investor-rights/ indeed #CETA

Tell USTR: No Special Rights for Corporations in the US-EU Trade Agreement - http://justinvestment.org/2014/08/tell-ustr-no-special-rights-for-corporations-in-the-us-eu-trade-agreement/ they have enough already #TTIP

new: & here's the second big #CETA leak: annexes and reservations - http://www.tagesschau.de/download/ceta-111.zip more digging needed... #canada

Police forced to name undercover officers who duped women - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/15/metropolitan-police-forced-to-name-undercover-officers the @metpoliceuk & its spies are utterly contemptible

Half of voters happy to pay more tax to fund NHS – poll - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/15/voters-tax-fund-nhs-poll confirms that tories completely out of touch with public

Musician threatened with prosecution over 'Planet Key' - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11309749 bonkers (v @KimDotcom)#nz


Open & Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet) - http://ocsdnet.org/ "researchers and practitioners from the Global South"

Turns Out When Police Act Cordial, Rather Than As An Oppressive Military Force, Things Work Out Better - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140814/17553728219/turns-out-when-police-act-cordial-rather-than-as-oppressive-military-force-things-work-out-better.shtml

horsemeat report shelved -  http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/15/official-report-horsemeat-scandal-delayed-new-food-safety-fears "public would be frightened that criminals were still able to interfere with their food"

worth noting that #TTIP would decrease checks on food safety by accepting without question "equivalence" of US tests... #horsemeat

Premier League warns fans not to tweet goal videos, animated GIFs - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/08/premier-league-warns-fans-not-to-tweet-goal-videos-animated-gifs/ that'll instil love of copyright, no?

Microsoft wants to rename Internet Explorer to shed negative associations - http://boingboing.net/2014/08/15/microsoft-wants-to-rename-inte.html sad or what?

Leaked #CETA Treaty: Major Blow to Buy Local - http://thetyee.ca/News/2014/08/14/CETA-Treaty-Buy-Local/ & #TTIP will do same for both US & EU (v @andrearexer)

A Dramatic Upgrade for Interferometry - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=31336 sounds potentially huge #astronomy


You know how IP creates millions of jobs? That’s pseudoscientific baloney - http://techliberation.com/2014/08/06/you-know-how-ip-creates-millions-of-jobs-thats-pseudoscientific-baloney/ no surprise, but good to confirm

Crowdfunding Lantern, a P2P anti-censorship tool - http://boingboing.net/2014/08/15/crowdfunding-lantern-a-p2p-an.html #opensource too


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