Saturday, 17 January 2015

150116


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150115 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/150115.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

Latest EU Country With Legal Challenge To Blanket Data Retention: The Netherlands - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150114/08104029695/latest-eu-country-with-legal-challenge-to-blanket-data-retention-netherlands.shtml good work; more needed

#TTIP Update XLVIII - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-update-xlviii-3593961/ The people have spoken: #ISDS must go - no ifs, buts or maybes. Here are the reasons why

.@Xiaomi: It's China's Apple, though you've probably never heard of it - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jan/16/xiaomi-chinas-equivalent-to-apple good intro to likely future digital leader



Overleg vrijhandel EU-VS opgeschort - http://www.volkskrant.nl/economie/overleg-vrijhandel-eu-vs-opgeschort~a3829979/ "toenemende oppositie tegen #TTIP" (V @MarietjeSchaake)

BBC uses #RIPA terrorism laws to catch TV licence fee dodgers - http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/bbc-uses-ripa-terrorism-laws-to-catch-tv-licence-fee-dodgers-in-northern-ireland-30911647.html @bbc shames this country even more (v @csoghoian)

2014 officially the hottest year on record - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/16/2014-hottest-year-on-record-scientists-noaa-nasa "38th consecutive year of above-average temperatures" #denialists

Prosperity Undermined - https://www.citizen.org/documents/prosperity-undermined.pdf "Trade Agreements’ 20-Year Record of Massive US Trade Deficits, US Job Loss" #TPP #TTIP

"Saudi Arabia is an enemy of free speech, of free thought, of honesty and of courage" - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/15/guardian-view-public-flogging-saudi-liberal well said, @guardian

Cameron: Facebook & Twitter have ‘social responsibility’ 2 help fight terrorism - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/16/cameron-interrupt-terrorists-cybersecurity-cyberattack-threat less than he has to protect freedom

Publishing Initiatives at PLOS: Improving the Author Experience - http://blogs.plos.org/plos/2015/01/publishing-initiatives-plos-improving-author-experience/ #openaccess

< 1-in-27 million chance that Earth's record hot streak is natural - http://mashable.com/2015/01/16/2014-earth-warmest-year-not-random/ #denialists just don't understand maths

Murty Classical Library - http://languagehat.com/the-murty-classical-library/ "not only Sanskrit: Bangla, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Persian, Prakrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu"

Editors urge David Cameron to tighten police #snooping rules - http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/jan/16/editors-david-cameron-police-snooping-rules great; but why only for journalists?


Barack Obama & David Cameron fail to see eye to eye on surveillance - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jan/16/barack-obama-david-cameron-surveillance-terrorists Cameron stiff-necked, authoritarian & clueless

Flying with Linux at LinuxConf 2015 - http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/flying-with-linux-at-linuxconf-2015 good stuff from Tridge

Saudi Arabia Plunges into an Abyss - http://globalguerrillas.typepad.com/globalguerrillas/2015/01/saudi-arabia-on-the-edge-of-an-abyss.html whoa: "ISIS is starting to focus on Saudi Arabia"

Environment Agency gives Cuadrilla green light to frack again - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/16/environment-agency-fracking-row-cuadrilla-resources-green-light-drill-again-blackpool-earthquakes come on, just re-name it "Anti-Environment Agency"

Lavabit founder condemns David Cameron's 'insane' plan to ban #encryption - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jan/16/david-cameron-encryption-lavabit-ladar-levison (v @devicemag @Thomas_Drake1)


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