Saturday, 30 August 2014

140829


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140828 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/08/140828.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Australian Federal Police Redaction Failures Expose Targets, Officers And Investigations - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140828/12220228351/australian-federal-police-redaction-failures-expose-targets-officers-investigations.shtml </facepalm> #australia

World’s Largest Dam Removal Unleashes US River After Century - http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140826-elwha-river-dam-removal-salmon-science-olympic/ wonderful precedent (v @28481k @uituit)

Writing Skills - https://xkcd.com/1414/ ha! #xkcd

Climate sceptics see a conspiracy in Australia's record breaking heat - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2014/aug/27/climate-sceptics-see-a-conspiracy-in-australias-record-breaking-heat desperate & pathetic #denialists

The 6 Strangest #Libertarian Ideas - http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/6-strangest-libertarian-ideas "Parents should be allowed to let their children starve to death"

.@KimDotcom Loses Bid to Keep Assets Secret from Hollywood - http://torrentfreak.com/dotcom-loses-bid-to-keep-assets-secret-from-hollywood-140829/ the bullying continues

Network Rail joins the public sector: but don't call it 'nationalisation' - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/aug/28/network-rail-piublic-sector-dont-call-it-nationalisation so let's call it #renationalisation...

#Android winning hands down over #iOS among developers says Forrester - http://news.techworld.com/applications/3541736/android-winning-hands-down-over-ios-among-developers-says-forrester/ "Apple advantage has gone"

High court rejects #badger cull challenge - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/29/badger-cull-high-court-rejects-legal-challenge a bloody-minded UK government pursues its demonstrably failed policy

#CETA Leak: Crucial Questions Unanswered - http://www.thetyee.ca/News/2014/08/29/CETA-Leak-Crucial-Questions/ "leaves too much up to non-existent commission, lawyers say" (v @StuJT)


Met Operation To Target Homeless And Beggars - http://londonist.com/2014/08/met-operation-to-target-homeless-and-beggars.php *so* much easier to bully & abuse than real criminals #contempt

Entirety Of Man’s Personal Data Protected By Reference To Third Season Of ‘The West Wing’ - http://www.theonion.com/articles/entirety-of-mans-personal-data-protected-by-refere,36632/ (v @Bruce_Schneier)

The Interesting Thing About Google's Delivery Drones Is Not The Drones, But Massive Societal Shift They Envision - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140828/16422628355/interesting-thing-about-googles-deliver-drones-is-not-drones-massive-societal-shift-they-envision.shtml

Kicked Off #Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to #Diaspora - http://mashable.com/2014/08/22/diaspora-islamic-state/ fascinating development

An incredible music scene is growing inside #Vine - http://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2014/08/22/vine/ nice how these things just happen

It's socialism for the rich and capitalism for the rest of us in Britain - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/29/socialism-for-the-rich important analysis. also applies to #ISDS

NSA Agents Leak Tor Bugs To Developers - http://yro.slashdot.org/story/14/08/22/1311210/nsa-agents-leak-tor-bugs-to-developers that hacker spirit gets everywhere...

untold story of how a culture of shame perpetuates abuse - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/29/-sp-untold-story-culture-of-shame-ruzwana-bashir we need to listen to this brave woman, who knows too well

Eurozone gripped by deflation fears - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/29/eurozone-deflation-gear-inflation-five-year-low deflation means people postpone unnecessary purchases - that's good, not bad...

Patent Troll Intellectual Ventures Claims Its Layoffs Are Because It's Invented A New Way To Buy Patents - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140820/07114428265/patent-troll-intellectual-ventures-claims-its-layoffs-are-because-its-invented-new-way-to-buy-patents.shtml #dying

#GNU hackers discover HACIENDA government surveillance and give us a way to fight back - https://fsf.org/blogs/community/gnu-hackers-discover-hacienda-government-surveillance-and-give-us-a-way-to-fight-back fighting for freedom #nsa

#CA government caught secretly smearing scientist who published research on tar-sands - http://boingboing.net/2014/08/21/canadian-government-caught-sec.html playing as dirty as #tarsands

Thomson Reuters Thinks Not Responding To Their Email Means You've Freely Licensed All Your Content - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140821/06460328274/thomson-reuters-thinks-not-responding-to-their-email-means-youve-freely-licensed-all-your-content.shtml wow

European Facebook Class Action Suit Attracts 60K Users As It Passes First Court Hurdle - http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/21/european-facebook-class-action-suit-attracts-60k-users-as-it-passes-first-court-hurdle/


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