Sunday, 18 January 2015

150117


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150116 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/150116.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

#Guantánamo Diary: ‘They made me drink salt water. The chains stopped circulation to hands & feet’ - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/16/-sp-guantanamo-diary-salt-water-stephen-fry nice work, US

EU is gearing up for #TISA - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/european-parliament-gearing-tisa-311342 all about one-way privisation - even has a mechanism called "the ratchet"

Sao Paulo's water supply in 'critical' condition as drought bites - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/17/sao-paulos-water-supply-in-critical-condition-as-drought-bites stopping Amazon deforestation might be good idea

The encryption ban makes us look like the Thick Party - http://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2015/01/andrew-bower-the-encryption-ban-makes-us-look-like-the-thick-party.html good to see intelligent Tories speaking up (v @IanBrownOII)

colaboración internacional en redacción del Proyecto de Ley de Acceso Abierto y Difusión Libre del Conocimiento - http://floksociety.org/2014/12/17/participacion-internacional-en-un-texto-alternativo-al-proyecto-de-ley-de-acceso-abierto-y-difusion-libre-del-conocimiento-de-venezuela/ #ve

Chromebooks spank Windows - http://www.computerworld.com/article/2871664/chromebooks-spank-windows.html "This is so not what [Microsoft] had hoped for"

wow: @TheEconomist doesn't understand govs have more info about criminals than before, falls 4 "going dark" trick - http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21639506-just-threat-terrorism-increasing-ability-western-security-agencies-defeat

I thought @TheEconomist was too intelligent to fall for obvious rhetorical misdirection around "going dark"; disappointing


Illegal gold mining is destroying South American rainforests - http://mashable.com/2015/01/17/gold-rainforest-deforestation/ destructive greed for a stupid lump of metal

Dallas Safari Club follows controversial rhino hunt with bids to shoot elephant - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/17/dallas-safari-club-rhino-shoot-elephant-auction these people are sick...

 "Wir haben es satt" - http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/agrarwende-demonstranten-gegen-massentierhaltung-und-gentechnik-fotostrecke-122957.html "gegen Gentechnik, Massentierhaltung und das geplante Freihandelsabkommen #TTIP"

MPAA Wants to Censor OpenCulture’s Public Domain Movies - http://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-wants-censor-openculture-public-domain-movies-150117/ #MPAA is anti-culture

Nurses at breaking point as number off work with stress soars - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/17/nurses-nhs-stress-leave-staff-breaking-point "jobs having been cut and resources frozen" #NHS

Bid to appoint Andrew Lansley as UN relief head angers aid organisations - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jan/17/andrew-lansley-united-nations-aid-organisations-anger-ban-ki-moon shameless after undermining #NHS

UK #fracking: "Because we had the earthquake, we decided to abandon that well” - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/17/lancashire-fracking-revolution-uk-shale-gas-exploration-cuadrilla-fylde-blackpool oh, that's OK, then...

"accuse MoD of spending so much on [#Trident] that the next government will find it impossible to abandon" - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/17/trident-future-election-agenda-costs-spiral-nuclear-submarines #shabby

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