Thursday, 3 March 2016

160303


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160302 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/03/160302.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Landfill ban wins Polish backing ahead of EU talks on waste - http://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/landfill-ban-wins-polish-backing-ahead-of-eu-talks-on-waste/ not "red tape", but great example of what EU does well

Respect My Net: online platform to report Net Neutrality violations - https://www.laquadrature.net/en/relaunching-respectmynet being relaunched

#Adblockers are “akin to a modern day protection racket,“ says UK culture minister - http://arstechnica.co.uk/business/2016/03/adblockers-are-akin-to-a-modern-day-protection-racket-says-uk-culture-minister/ vaguely threatens new laws

Oil and gas industry has pumped millions into Republican campaigns - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/03/oil-and-gas-industry-has-pumped-millions-into-republican-campaigns this is bribery, pure and simple...

Mysterious Chimpanzee Behaviour May Be Evidence Of “Sacred" Rituals - http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/mysterious-chimpanzee-behaviour-may-be-evidence-sacred-rituals maybe we shouldn't drive them to extinction...

Sense about Science is recruiting an AllTrials campaign manager - http://www.alltrials.net/news/were-recruiting-for-a-campaigns-manager/ make a difference to important stuff...

Surprise: Pro-Surveillance WSJ Editorial Board Sides With Apple Over FBI - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160302/16241733787/surprise-pro-surveillance-wsj-editorial-board-sides-with-apple-over-fbi.shtml that's good

.@TheProgressives want to block a proposal by the European Commission to extend the authorisation of #glyphosate - http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=9e180a6b42ef1eae663a9e517&id=6e88a3fdb2&e=78e1c0c8ff

End the 20kg Personal Import Allowance of Shark Fins to Europe - http://www.thepetitionsite.com/en-gb/936/592/285/end-the-20kg-personal-import-allowance-of-shark-fins-to-europe/ this is just absurd

Berta Cáceres, Honduran environment and human rights activist, murdered - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/03/honduras-berta-caceres-murder-enivronment-activist-human-rights appalling; honduran govt must act

David Cameron: Accept the FOI Comission's recommendation to extend Freedom of Information to private companies - https://speakout.38degrees.org.uk/campaigns/676

Desperation Shows As Critics Argue That Nominated Librarian Of Congress Is 'Pro Obscenity' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160302/17223033788/desperation-shows-as-critics-argue-that-nominated-librarian-congress-is-pro-obscenity.shtml ridiculous

.@BarackObama says that urgent action is needed to save #elephants from going extinct - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/03/obama-urgent-action-needed-save-elephants-extinct bravo; and he's right, alas

State Department Backs Off Criminalizing Security Research Tools - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160303/06444633789/state-department-backs-off-criminalizing-security-research-tools.shtml let's hope others follow suit #wassenaar

Our Hemisphere’s Temperature Just Reached a Terrifying Milestone - http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2016/03/01/february_2016_s_shocking_global_warming_temperature_record.html but the #denialists they just keep on denying...


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