Thursday, 2 October 2014

141001


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140930 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/10/140930.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#NSA Claims of #Snowden Leaks Aiding Terrorists Found Unwarranted -  http://www.digitaljournal.com/technology/nsa-claims-of-snowden-leaks-aiding-terrorists-found-unwarranted/article/406259 again (v @donkeredagen)

Exposed: U.S.-EU trade talks and corporate Global Services Summit reveal corporate capture of trade policy - http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2014-09-exposed-us-eu-trade-talks-and-corporate-global-services-summit-reveal-corporate-capture-of-trade-policy #TTIP

Serial Litigant Blue Spike Wins EFF's Stupid Patent Of The Month For September - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140930/15464228683/serial-litigant-blue-spike-wins-effs-stupid-patent-month-september.shtml certainly does

Analysis Suggests More Than Half Of Google & Microsoft's Patents Likely Invalid Thanks To The Supreme Court - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140929/12305128664/analysis-suggests-more-than-half-google-microsofts-patents-likely-invalid-thanks-to-supreme-court.shtml great

WIPO General Assembly: Worst ever? - http://keionline.org/node/2103 "EU particularly aggressive in blocking work on copyright exceptions" #shame


"foodborne illnesses strike 15% of Americans each year, < 0.001% of Europeans suffer same" - http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/09/30/3573680/trade-deal-europe-food-safety/ #TTIP (v @IdaAsplund)

"48 million Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses every year" - http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/02/20/1601231/meat-industry-horsemeat/ #TTIP

BTW, those incredible figures for foodborne illness in US come from CDC - http://www.cdc.gov/foodborneburden/ they want to bring that to EU with #TTIP?

Reduced-blind-spot lorries to save hundreds of lives – study - http://www.transportenvironment.org/news/reduced-blind-spot-lorries-save-hundreds-lives-%E2%80%93-study but industry #lobbying is slowing their introduction

Newly Released Emails Raise Questions Of Whether EU Politicians Sold Out To US On Privacy - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140930/07543828677/newly-released-emails-raise-questions-whether-eu-politicians-sold-out-to-us-privacy.shtml as clear as mud

#Mozilla Wants to Save the Open Web, but is it Too Late? - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/heroes-of-open-internet-3574639/ a #DRM'd Web is not an open Web... #firefox #EME

Satellite images show Aral Sea basin 'completely dried' - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/01/satellite-images-show-aral-sea-basin-completely-dried what a symbol of our arrogance & stupidity

Human traffickers’ victims ‘branded like cattle’ - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/human-traffickers-victims-branded-like-cattle-9763468.html sickening stuff (v @manhack)


Cassetteboy - Cameron's Conference Rap - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YBumQHPAeU&feature=youtu.be this is spectacular (v @karaspita @smarimc)

Foston pig farm: Objections to plan keep rising - http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/38-000-counting-objections-Derbyshire-pig-farm/story-23000242-detail/story.html "up to 25,000 animals on site"; just insane and inhumane

Donate to Corporate Watch - http://corporatewatchshop.org/node/7 some help needed...

Helping Good Ideas Go Further - http://www.hewlett.org/blog/posts/helping-good-ideas-go-further Hewlett Foundation moving to CC-BY; yay


Dog Bites, Workplace Accidents and 4 Other Things That Killed More Americans Than Terrorism Last Year - http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/dog-bites-workplace-accidents-and-4-other-things-killed-more-americans-terrorism so there

weak letter from business lobbyists - http://www.ert.eu/sites/default/files/2014%2009%2030%20-%20Final%20Statement%20-%20Regulatory%20Component%20in%20the%20TTIP.pdf tries to claim products equally safe in EU & US; but see next tweet...

"foodborne illnesses strike 15% of Americans each year, < 0.001% of Europeans suffer same" - http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/09/30/3573680/trade-deal-europe-food-safety/ food equally safe? #TTIP

Business and NGOs divided over TTIP regulatory cooperation - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/innovation-enterprise/business-and-ngos-divided-over-ttip-regulatory-cooperation-308861 I think reason is pretty obvious: #ProfitsBeforePeople

Chinese security forces administer rectal probes to 10,000 pigeons - http://boingboing.net/2014/10/01/chinese-security-forces-admini.html "security theater with Chinese characteristics"

Parallel Reconstruction and the new Stasi - http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2014/10/retired-nsa-director-william-b.html yes, "parallel reconstruction" is shocking and terrifying #NSA #FBI

Next EU Commissioner Responsible 4 Internet Says Celebrities Storing Nude Pictures Online Are 'Stupid' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141001/07430728691/next-eu-commissioner-responsible-internet-says-celebrities-storing-nude-pictures-online-are-stupid.shtml </facepalm>

eGov Testing Machine - https://testingmachine.eu/whats-fscrs "allows testing of eGovernment services without manual intervention of an operator" #freesw

ComputerCOP: Keylogging Spyware, Distributed By Police And Federal Agents With Your Tax Dollars - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141001/11474028693/computercop-keylogging-spyware-distributed-police-federal-agents-with-your-tax-dollars.shtml awful


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