Friday, 27 February 2015

150226


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150224 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/02/150224.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Head Of UK Parliamentary Committee Overseeing Intelligence Agencies Resigns After Being Caught In Sting - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150223/08351130114/head-uk-parliamentary-committee-overseeing-intelligence-agencies-allegedly-caught-cash-access-sting.shtml



Why is UK putting health watchdogs on the leash of ‘promoting economic growth’? - https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/jen-persson/why-is-government-putting-health-watchdogs-on-leash-of-%E2%80%98promoting-economic-growth important: UK Deregulation Bill


EU #copyright evaluation report – explained very clearly - https://juliareda.eu/copyright-evaluation-report-explained/ ahead of Parliament debate today

Three-quarters of supermarket chickens carry food poisoning bug - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/26/three-quarters-supermarket-chickens-campylobacter-bug totally unacceptable

Should Open Source Intelligence Be Used For Policy Making? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150129/09341229852/should-open-source-intelligence-be-used-policy-making.shtml intriguing stuff

Macedonia opposition leader says PM ordered wiretapping of journalists - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/enlargement/macedonia-opposition-leader-says-pm-ordered-wiretapping-journalists-312442 what a saga... #mk

"NHS England should make sure all bidders for taxpayer funded NHS contracts should publish the full details" - http://action.sumofus.org/a/nhs-overbid/

"#Ukraine challenged Australia’s plain packaging measures at WTO" - http://www.ip-watch.org/2015/02/25/tobacco-plain-packaging-discussion-flames-up-again-at-wto/ so they won't be wanting help with Putin, then?

Why Creative Commons uses CC0 - https://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/43365 #copyright

Obama’s Trade Agenda Smacks Down the Climate - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201502/obama%E2%80%99s-trade-agenda-smacks-down-the-climate why #TTIP & #TPP will be bad for environment #TPA

#ISDS in EU-Singapore deal too favourable to corporations, should be modified according to lead MEP @davidmartinmep - http://www.bilaterals.org/?isds-in-eu-singapore-deal-too

Support whale watching in Iceland and help end whaling - http://www.thepetitionsite.com/633/723/914/ "whalers in Iceland killed 137 endangered fin whales"

Here's 140 Fully-Redacted Pages Explaining How Much Snowden's Leaks Have Harmed The Nation's Security - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150225/13365130142/heres-140-fully-redacted-pages-explaining-how-much-snowdens-leaks-have-harmed-nations-security.shtml says it all

"Under #TISA’s ‘standstill’ & ‘ratchet’ clauses, the marketisation of services is a one-way street" - http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2015/02/25/glen-newey/really-good-friends-like-these/ (v @jcschwaab)

"That is the FBI’s terrorism strategy – keep fear alive – and it drives everything they do." - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/02/26/fbi-manufacture-plots-terrorism-isis-grave-threats/ they admitted it...

'Gestapo' tactics at US police 'black site' ring alarm from Chicago to Washington - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/feb/26/police-black-site-chicago-washington-politicians-human-rights that's nice

Le gouvernement français défend l’arbitrage privé au service des multinationales - https://www.collectifstoptafta.org/l-actu/article/le-gouvernement-francais-defend-l no: #ISDS out (v @clobala2)#fr

Reddit Mods Bury Glenn Greenwald's Story On GCHQ/NSA Use Of Internet To 'Destroy Reputations' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140226/11344026358/reddit-mods-bury-glenn-greenwalds-story-gchqnsa-use-internet-to-destroy-reputations.shtml well, well, well

Should Britain introduce electronic voting? - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/26/should-britain-introduce-electronic-voting don't even think about it... #security


NET NEUTRALITY BATTLE RAP | Dan Bull - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlBj4rrBbCc#t=182 wonderful as ever... #netneutrality

#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-updates--the-glyn-moody-blogs-3569438/ all 50, just in case you missed them...


Labels start making more money from streaming than downloads - https://gigaom.com/2015/02/26/labels-start-making-more-money-from-streaming-than-downloads/

Evidence Copy Of 'CitizenFour' Needs To Be 'Locked Up' Claims Plaintiff Suing Snowden, Filmmakers For Billions - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150226/10135830152/evidence-copy-citizenfour-needs-to-be-locked-up-claims-plaintiff-suing-snowden-filmmakers-billions.shtml


Android share of smartphone profits falls to 11% - http://www.cnet.com/news/android-share-of-smartphone-profit-plummets-to-just-11-percent/ people: means they're cutting margins to bone - not price gouging


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