Saturday, 29 November 2014

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Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141127 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/11/141127.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

#Openaccess megajournals reduce the peer-review burden - http://svpow.com/2014/11/27/open-access-megajournals-reduce-the-peer-review-burden/ great points:@nature simply wrong

Hacktivism 1-2-3: how privacy enhancing technologies change the face of anonymous hacktivism - http://policyreview.info/articles/analysis/hacktivism-1-2-3-how-privacy-enhancing-technologies-change-face-anonymous good analysis

Self-Driving Cars Sink the Case for #TTIP - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/martin-whitlock/ttip-self-driving-cars_b_6226444.html?utm_hp_ref=tw important analysis: pl. read & share

Wirtschaftsabkommen #CETA: Gabriel widersetzt sich parteibeschluss und dem Willen der Bürgerinnen und Bürger - https://stop-ttip.org/de/gabriel-widersetzt-sich-parteibeschluss-und-dem-willen-der-buergerinnen-und-buerger/ #TTIP

"overwhelming weight of evidence suggests market-based reforms are bad for healthcare" - https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/anna-coote/wrong-medicine #NHS destroyed by dogma

European Parliament fights back hard on #netneutrality - https://edri.org/european-parliament-fights-back/ that's highly welcome (v @remixtures)

UK chief scientific adviser's report: #Fracking carries potential risks on a par with those from thalidomide - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/28/fracking-risk-compared-to-thalidomide-and-asbestos-in-walport-report

The UK's Real Intelligence Failure - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/isc-3589154/ the failure to debate what are the limits of proportionate #surveillance #gchq

Intelligence authorities 'fail to understand data', say ISPs - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/nov/27/intelligence-authorities-fail-to-understand-data-isp this is really damning (v @MsLods)#gchq

.@tom_watson interview: ‘There is no doubt in my mind that at least one politician abused kids’ - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/nov/28/tom-watson-interview-no-doubt-one-politician-abused-kids kudos for pursuing

Japanese paper apologizes for writing 'sex slaves' instead of 'comfort women' - http://mashable.com/2014/11/28/japan-sex-slaves/ an abiding stain on #Japan's history

2014: The Beginning Of The End Of The Carbon-Energy Era - http://www.forbes.com/sites/markrogowsky/2014/11/28/2014-the-beginning-of-the-end-of-the-carbon-energy-era/ let's hope

#Plebgate judgment - http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=16003 you have to be impressed by the thoroughness of this analysis...

EU and Canada face wave of corporate lawsuits under trade deal - http://www.transportenvironment.org/news/eu-and-canada-face-wave-corporate-lawsuits-under-trade-deal crucially important point #CETA


Commission defends #TTIP's Dispute Settlement mechanism - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/global-europe/commission-defends-ttips-dispute-settlement-mechanism-310440 why defend something you don't need, & which is dangerous?

The Price of Admission to the #TPP Talks Revealed: U.S. Demanded #Canada Pass Anti-Counterfeiting Legislation - http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2014/11/price-admission-tpp-talks-revealed-u-s-demanded-canada-pass-anti-counterfeiting-legislation/

imp: the tiny home computer - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/imp-the-tiny-home-computer Ubuntu-based, $149; on @Indiegogo, 25% funded #opensource

Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/11/music-publishers-finally-pull-the-trigger-sue-an-isp-over-piracy/ will be an important case #copyright

UK urged to publish intelligence-sharing guidance - http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2014/11/28/uk-government-urged-to-publish-intelligence-sharing-guidance/ "UK might be complicit in targeted killing by American #drones."

New Jersey governor Chris Christie vetoes controversial pig cage bill - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/nov/28/new-jersey-chris-christie-pig-bill shameful: shows he is callous & cynical

Senior Doctors Support Call for Independent Health Assessment of #TPP - http://www.asms.org.nz/news/asms-news/2014/11/28/senior-doctors-support-call-independent-health-assessment-tppa/ "intent is to undermine #NZ’s health system"


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