Monday, 31 August 2015

150831


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150830 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/08/150830.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TPP Could Block Copyright Fair Use - http://www.lojo.co.nz/updates-article/tpp-could-block-copyright-fair-use?lawgeeknz=1 because of #ISDS - of course...

WTO Ruling Against India's Solar Push Threatens Climate, Clean Energy - http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/08/27/wto-ruling-against-indias-solar-push-threatens-climate-clean-energy shows why putting trade first so dangerous

CIA rendition jet was waiting in Europe to snatch #Snowden - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/13/cia_rendition_jet_was_waiting_in_europe_to_snatch_snowden/ interesting work by "amateurs"  (v @schestowitz)

#Facebook must obey local censorship laws, says #Germany’s justice minister
 - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/08/facebook-must-obey-local-censorship-laws-says-german-minister/ easy to say, hard to do

Court Orders Italian ISPs to Block Popcorn Time - https://torrentfreak.com/court-orders-italian-isps-to-block-popcorn-time-150831/ spiace, ain't gonna work... #P2P #opensource #it

written submissions to UK Science and Technology Committee inquiry in "#BigData dilemma" - http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/science-and-technology-committee/news-parliament-2015/big-data-tor/ closes soon: 3 September

‘transparency’ around TTIP a sham - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/aug/31/transparency-ttip-documents-big-business 4 "values-based choices, democracies must be free to change level of regulation"

The MPAA Will Let Amazon Touch Its Stuff, But Only If It Agrees To A Ton Of Stipulations - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150831/09180632121/mpaa-will-let-amazon-touch-stuff-only-if-it-agrees-to-ton-stipulations.shtml 'cos #copyright = control

Author resigns from West Point following paper legitimizing attacks on scholars who question terror tactics - http://retractionwatch.com/2015/08/31/law-review-backtracks-on-paper-accusing-scholars-of-treason-for-questioning-terror-tactics/

Moral Panics And How 'The Kids These Days' Adapt: From Facebook 'Permanence' To Snapchat's 'Impermanence' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150826/17101432074/moral-panics-how-kids-these-days-adapt-facebook-permanence-to-snapchats-impermanence.shtml

Many undecided over #TPP - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=11505870 no surprise given how little info they have.... #NZ


FBI: Hurricane Katrina Made It Clear We Just Don't Have Enough Stingray Devices - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150831/07182432119/fbi-hurricane-katrina-made-it-clear-we-just-dont-have-enough-stingray-devices.shtml huh?

Local councils are starting to tear strips off #TTIP - http://www.globaljustice.org.uk/blog/2015/aug/28/local-councils-are-starting-tear-strips-ttip great initiative; more needed

BBC presenter loses it on live TV after spotting a blue #whale - http://mashable.com/2015/08/31/bbc-presenter-blue-whale/ and who can blame him?


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