Saturday, 31 January 2015

150130


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150129 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/01/150129.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Drug Dealers Swapping Down To Old Cellphones To Stay One Step Ahead In The 'Tech Arms Race' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150123/11184929793/drug-dealers-swapping-down-to-old-cellphones-to-stay-one-step-ahead-tech-arms-race.shtml will become common

Open Knowledge Foundation Germany H2020 project to improve transparency in public spending & support whistleblowing - http://okfn.de/2015/01/okfde-awarded-h2020-project-to-improve-transparency-in-public-spending-and-support-whistleblowing/

Chinese Newspaper And Citizens Find Spyware Purchase Orders On Dozens Of Police And Local Government Web Sites - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150113/09580629683/chinese-newspaper-citizens-find-spyware-purchase-orders-dozens-police-local-government-web-sites.shtml

Cameron said: "TV crime dramas illustrated the value of monitoring mobile data" - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25969918 this man is a dangerous fool

Police told to review nearly 2,000 cases of alleged #corruption - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/30/police-forces-ordered-review-2000-cases-alleged-corruption & they want to give police access to our #metadata?

How #transparency can monitor scandals in #TTIP - http://www.beuc.eu/blog/how-transparency-can-help-monitor-potential-scandals-in-the-ttip-negotiations/ "Letting industry experts join negotiations would be a scandal"

#DE privacy leaders to discuss suspending US Safe Harbor - http://www.zdnet.com/article/germanys-privacy-leaders-gather-to-discuss-suspending-us-safe-harbor/ "NSA's data monitoring "aggressive" & "disproportionate"

#Alibaba Health Reaches Cloud Deal With Winning Software - http://www.chinatechnews.com/2015/01/30/21375-alibaba-health-reaches-cloud-deal-with-winning-software up to interesting stuff again (v @swardley)

Police Union: You Can Have Safe Neighborhoods Or Be Free Of Flashbang-Burned Toddlers, But Not Both - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150123/06242629789/police-union-you-can-have-safe-neighborhoods-be-free-flashbang-burned-toddlers-not-both.shtml huh?

MT @areichardt "support for #TTIP: overall Europeans support it" - https://twitter.com/areichardt/status/561084765231923200/photo/1 meaningless: they/we don't know what "it" is

figures in last tweet just show that most Europeans support a trade agreement with US - no surprise; doesn't mean #TTIP acceptable as is


#TPP: "pretty lame to use such huge numbers to tout, in context of US economy, amounts to minuscule changes in income - 10 years from now."

that comment from @washingtonpost refers to 0.4% GDP increase predicted from TPP; for #TTIP it's 0.5% in 10 years time - equally miniscule

Open Addresses: Location, Location, Location - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/open-addresses-3596274/ great new open project - don't forget to check/add your address

@EU_Commission pushes for full #transparency for ISDS in existing treaties - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1247 great; still don't need #ISDS in #TTIP

Gun Owners of America are against Fast Track - http://gunowners.org/alert1142015.htm this could be fun to watch (v @vtg2 @snlester)#TPP #TTIP

Anti-Piracy Group So Desperate To Go After Popcorn Time That It Threatens A Blog Software Maker - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150129/06555929849/anti-piracy-group-so-desperate-to-go-after-popcorn-time-that-it-threatens-blog-software-maker.shtml just deranged

Give frontline police Tasers to help fight terror threat, says federation leader - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/30/frontline-police-tasers-terror-threat-federation-leader oh, look, here we go; next: #guns

Give frontline UK police #Tasers - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/30/frontline-police-tasers-terror-threat-federation-leader "We have to do something"; this is something, so we have to do it... #policestate

Research shows that the tide of #water privatisation has now turned - http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/jan/30/water-privatisation-worldwide-failure-lagos-world-bank UK badly out of step (v @michelreimon)

Fast Track: The sneak attack on democracy - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201501/fast-track-the-sneak-attack-on-democracy seems a pretty blatant attack to me... #TPP #TAFTA #TTIP

European #UnitaryPatent and Court System in Trouble - http://techrights.org/2015/01/30/eu-patent/ let's hope so: it will be a disaster... #EPO

#Green party candidate: "top of her political wishlist is defeating the EU-US trade deal called #TTIP" - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jan/30/green-party-norwich-natalie-bennett


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