Wednesday, 6 May 2015

150506


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150505 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/05/150505.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page


Zero Rating and the Open Internet - https://blog.lizardwrangler.com/2015/05/06/zero-rating-and-the-open-internet/ wise words from the Lizard Wrangler #mozilla

Community is the focus of 2015's International Day Against DRM - https://www.fsf.org/news/community-is-the-focus-of-2015s-international-day-against-drm #DRM must go

The right to install other software on your computing devices - https://fsfe.org/news/2015/news-20150506-01.en.html crucial issue as software enters everything

Phind Is Shazam For Location — Snap A Photo, Pull In All The Info, Book Stuff - http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/05/dont-search-phind-snap-a-photo-pull-in-all-info-about-a-location-then-book-stuff/ was bound to come

Study: Mismarketing Of Patented Drugs Has Cost Society At Least $380 Billion - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150503/02563230867/study-mismarketing-patented-drugs-has-cost-society-least-380-billion.shtml another reason pharma patents must go

#ISDS: Spreading the disease instead of looking for a cure - http://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2015/05/isds-spreading-disease-instead-looking-cure propping up a rotting system... #TTIP

UK campaign to halt criminalisation of young people who send sexts - http://arstechnica.co.uk/2015/05/06/uk-campaign-to-halt-criminalisation-of-young-people-who-send-sexts/ law being dangerously stupid, again...

#NHS 'like sick patient in early stage terminal decline' former boss says - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/may/06/nhs-like-sick-patient-in-early-stage-terminal-decline-former-boss-says David "NHS is safe in my hands" Cameron?

Commission’s ISDS plan fails to deliver - http://www.beuc.eu/publications/commission%E2%80%99s-isds-plan-fails-deliver/html because #ISDS is fundamentally anti-democratic - it can't be saved #TTIP


Cameron and the European Commission: doing the business of business - https://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/vicky-cann/cameron-and-european-commission-doing-business-of-business important analysis looking at bigger picture

Elizabeth Warren: Trade bill could “tear down” Wall Street oversight - http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/warren-trade-bill-could-tear-down-wall-street-oversight-117670.html that's the plan #TPP

Rechtsgutachten bestätigt: In #TTIP vorgesehene Schiedsgerichte sind verfassungswidrig - http://berliner-wassertisch.info/rechtsgutachten-bestaetigt-in-ttip-vorgesehene-schiedsgerichte-sind-verfassungswidrig/ big if confirmed #de #ISDS

Stop #TTIP: Malmström’s ISDS proposal misses the point - https://stop-ttip.org/stop-ttip-malmstroms-isds-proposal-misses-the-point/ "foreign investors obtain rights without any obligations"

(A) Missing link between prokaryotes and complex cells identified - http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/05/a-missing-link-between-prokayotes-and-complex-cells-identified/ exciting

Mass protests, brutal crackdown in Macedonia - http://boingboing.net/2015/05/06/mass-protests-brutal-crackdow.html looks bad

Saving the Yangtze Finless Porpoise - https://vimeo.com/126769807 some signs of hope here... #china

China fishing plan in Antarctica alarms scientists - http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2015/03/19/260369/china-fishing-plan-in-antarctica.html this is potentially v bad

Encryption: What The FBI Wants It Can Only Have By Destroying Computing And Censoring The Internet - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150502/14414630864/encryption-what-fbi-wants-it-can-only-have-destroying-computing-censoring-internet.shtml </sigh>

Video: How the Doctor Who theme was recorded - http://boingboing.net/2015/05/06/video-how-the-doctor-who-them.html fascinating

#ISDS-Vorschlag von Malmström vertuscht Probleme - http://www.mehr-demokratie.de/isds-vorschlag_malmstroem.html "Die einzig sichere Lösung sei, CETA & TTIP nicht zu ratifizieren"

EU court rules “Skype” is too similar to “Sky,” blocks trademark application - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/05/eu-court-rules-skype-is-too-similar-to-sky-blocks-trademark-application-2/ absurd

Announcing Open Government Fellows - http://blog.okfn.org/2015/05/06/announcing-open-government-fellows/ good stuff

Freihandelsabkommen #TTIP: Gutachten stuft Schiedsgerichte als verfassungswidrig ein - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/ttip-schiedsgerichte-laut-bund-gutachten-verfassungswidrig-a-1032467.html good to see @DerSPIEGEL #ISDS



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