Thursday, 6 November 2014

141105


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141104 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.be/2014/11/141104.html … yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

The British government is leading a gunpowder plot against democracy - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/04/british-government-leading-gunpowder-plot-democracy-eu-us-trade great, approachable piece on #TTIP & #ISDS


UK Launches Orphan Work Licensing Scheme, Misses Huge Opportunity To Make It Much Better - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141031/10594628998/uk-launches-orphan-work-licensing-scheme-misses-huge-opportunity-to-make-it-much-better.shtml free the hostage works

The first photograph of a human being - 1838 - http://mashable.com/2014/11/05/first-photograph-of-a-human/ amazing image

Israel accused of war crimes during Gaza conflict by @amnesty - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/05/israel-accused-war-crimes-gaza--amnesty-international " ‘callous indifference’ in attacks on family homes"

#TTIP and UK healthcare - http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g6552 "Designed to meet the interests of corporations rather than patients" #NHS

Chip-and-PIN cards let nearby fraudsters steal $1M at a time - http://boingboing.net/2014/11/04/chip-and-pin-cards-let-nearby.html in the UK; eeek

In Europe, Spotify Royalties Overtake iTunes Earnings By 13% - http://techcrunch.com/2014/11/04/in-europe-spotify-royalties-overtake-itunes-earnings-by-13/ interesting

UK is magnet for highly educated EU migrants, research shows - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/05/uk-magnet-highly-educated-migrants-research incredibly good news: we should celebrate it

yet more cluelessness, yet more demonisation of those scary Internets - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/one-million-cyber-attacks-day-deutsche-telekom-network-309758 (v @_nomap @IanBrownOII)

#TTIP - Benefits & Challenges for the Czech Republic & the EU - http://www.amo.cz/events/ttip---main-challenges-benefits-and-risks-for-the-czech-republic-and-the-eu.html?lang=en *completely* 1-side; so afraid of dissenting voices?


why #TTIP is based on a false premise - that removing non-tariff barriers will bring huge benefits - http://www.atlantic-community.org/article-full-view/-/asset_publisher/FPB3RUIXpf7C/content/ttip-and-the-economy-it-s-all-about-the-non-tariff-barriers (v @TTIPBeware)

significant: even the main pro-#TTIP business organisation calls for more #transparency - http://www.businesseurope.eu/Content/Default.asp?pageid=685&articleid=3095 so publish all tabled dox

non-sequitur: #Snowden is 2 blame because ISIS is adept at using social nws - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/11208796/How-social-media-is-helping-Islamic-State-to-spread-its-poison.html er, like millions of other young people

Former NSA Lawyer Says Reason Blackberry Failed Was 'Too Much Encryption' Warns Google/Apple Not To Make Mistake - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141104/15480529040/former-nsa-lawys-stewart-baker-thinks-reason-blackberry-failed-was-too-much-encryption.shtml


#ECIPEdebates: #ISDS in #TTIP – Should it stay or go?  - http://blog.ecipe.org/2014/11/ecipedebates-isds-in-ttip-should-it.html *go*: it's flawed, irremediable, dangerous & unnecessary

Birthplace of America's #fracking boom votes to ban practice - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/05/birthplace-fracking-boom-votes-ban-denton-texas Cameron on the wrong side of history, yet again

Court Says By Agreeing To AOL's Terms Of Service, You've 'Consented' To Search By Law Enforcement - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141104/18041429043/court-says-agreeing-to-aols-terms-service-youve-waived-your-4th-amendment-rights.shtml uh-huh

Government #openstandards - the curious case of #Microsoft and the minister - http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240234078/Government-open-standards-the-curious-case-of-Microsoft-and-the-minister excellent investigation into the murk

Exclusion of turkey in #TTIP may create serious problems: minister - http://www.dailysabah.com/politics/2014/11/05/exclusion-of-turkey-in-ttip-may-create-serious-problems-eu-minister this is an interesting, unexpected angle

Oil prices tumble on Saudi move - http://thebricspost.com/oil-prices-tumble-on-saudi-move/ makes #tarsands even more of a stupid investment


Germany's Top Publisher Admits Its Web Traffic Plummeted Without Google; Wants Politicians To 'Take Action' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141105/09593129055/germanys-top-publisher-admits-its-web-traffic-plummeted-without-google-wants-politicians-to-take-action.shtml

What US Election Results Mean 4 Trade Policy - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2014/11/what-the-2014-election-results-mean-for-trade-policy.html "Obama Flexibility on Japan Agriculture Market Access in #TPP Reduced"


Pharma Officials Insist That There Is 'Zero Evidence' That Patents Harm Access To Medicine - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141104/17103829041/merck-exec-top-pharma-lobbyist-insists-that-there-is-zero-evidence-that-patents-harm-access-to-medicine.shtml then disappear tweet



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