Monday, 18 May 2015

150518


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150517 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.se/2015/05/150517.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Police warn big budget cuts will lead to 'paramilitary' force - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/17/police-warn-big-budget-cuts-will-lead-to-paramilitary-force which is, of course, precisely what the UK gov wants

another reason why expanding surveillance is wrong and counterproductive - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/17/police-warn-big-budget-cuts-will-lead-to-paramilitary-force more Bobbies on the beat, not on the bits

Google Maps is convinced that @glynmoody is in the National Library of France; where does it think you are...? (v @Asher_Wolf)#maraudersmap

Navy whistleblower on the run after exposing alleged #Trident safety failings - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/18/navy-whistleblower-on-run-alleged-trident-safety-failings shooting the messenger, as usual


South Korea's New Law Mandates Installation Of Government-Approved Spyware On Teens' Smartphones - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150516/14302631031/south-koreas-new-law-mandates-installation-government-approved-spyware-teens-smartphones.shtml crazy stuff

Goodbye and Thanks - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/goodbye-thanks-3612021/ Highlights from 1400 posts on the Open Enterprise blog, which has now come to an end.

Civil society groups form "Better Regulation" watchdog to protect citizen, worker & consumer rights - http://www.foeeurope.org/sites/default/files/othe/2015/brwn_founding_statement_and_members.pdf sadly necessary

Appeals court slashes down Apple’s $930M win against Samsung - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/05/appeals-court-slashes-down-apples-930m-win-against-samsung/ colossal waste of effort

While Other Countries Debate Copyright Terms, Canada Just Takes Record Labels' Word That It Needs To Increase - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150515/17253831022/while-other-countries-debate-copyright-terms-canada-just-takes-record-labels-word-that-it-needs-to-increase.shtml

Complaint to Secretary-General on Commission's industry-dominated fracking group - http://corporateeurope.org/expert-groups/2015/05/complaint-secretary-general-commissions-industry-dominated-fracking-group how much does EC want to be hated?

Oxford University rules out investing in coal and tar sands - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/18/oxford-university-rules-out-investing-in-coal-and-tar-sands it's a start... #divestment

Tired Of Losing Legal Challenges To Its Surveillance, UK Gov. Secretly Changes Law So It Can Win - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150518/09360731037/tired-losing-legal-challenges-to-surveillance-uk-government-secretly-changes-law-so-it-can-win.shtml hardly cricket

Appeals Court Gets It Right Second Time: Actress Had No Copyright Interest In 'Innocence Of Muslims' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150518/10204231039/appeals-court-gets-it-right-second-time-actress-had-no-copyright-interest-innocence-muslims.shtml that's good

Warren disputes Obama’s promises on trade deal - http://thehill.com/policy/finance/trade/242363-warren-disputes-obamas-promises-on-trade-deal the battle continues #TPA #TPP

US Officials Leak Info About ISIS Raid More Sensitive Than Anything Snowden Ever Leaked - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150518/13193831041/us-officials-leak-info-about-isis-raid-more-sensitive-than-anything-snowden-ever-leaked.shtml indeed


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