Friday, 20 July 2012

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Royal wedding protesters lose high court case - http://bit.ly/P4jLOv pre-emptive arrests? what on earth is happening to the UK?

On social media the new religion is sharing. Some of that sharing may not be very nice - http://bit.ly/NznUgC unlike in peachy meatspace

#Sweden Holds #DNA Database Of Everybody Under 38 - http://bit.ly/Mxu3vbstaggering function creep

Whale shark eats all the fishes - http://bit.ly/MJORdL oh dear, clever, but ultimately dangerous for the sharks concerned...

Raspberry Pi Foundation launches Raspbian distribution - http://bit.ly/Lzwfks I predict a new wave of puns around this name...

Council voting: Who are the EU hardliners and ‘yes men’? - http://bit.ly/Q77X4bfascinating analysis

EU To Open Up Secret Clinical Trial Data; #TPP Looking Even More Retrogressive - http://bit.ly/Lu5Obo another nice win for openness

[RT] Submissions re Draft Senior Science Australian Curriculum closetomorrow http://bit.ly/MKO0IV bad stuff needs fixing #ozcurric 

MT @charlesarthur Nokia accounts: no division is making an operating profit - not phones, location (old Navteq), or Nokia Siemens Networks

Should Whales and Dolphins Have ‘Human Rights’? - http://bit.ly/NBZqjT"evidence is overwhelming that cetaceans are special."

Italian province of Trentino approves free software law - http://bit.ly/Oc56l7 and another one – bravi

#AU: Do you trust the Gillard Government to know all your internet passwords? - http://bit.ly/ML7jle fight for your rights (v @_NetFreedom_)

Is UK the Canary in the Mine for Digital Music? - http://bit.ly/MK6Fph decliningrecorded music industry is declining? other bits aren't

US Olympic Committee Forces 30 Year Old Philidelphia Gyro Restaraunt To Change Its Name - http://bit.ly/MazITA bonus: bullying knitters

Locog: the ultimate bad sport - http://bit.ly/LYL8OT "piss-poor logo, weirdly condomic mascots & vile 80s’ graffiti font" - ha! (v @ralpost)

Why the European Commission's Assurances on #ACTA & #CETA Don't Add Up - http://bit.ly/MKdgji good analysis of areas we need to watch

Wearable Computer Pioneer Steve Mann, Releases New Photo Supporting His Assault Claim Against McDonald’s - http://tcrn.ch/SJxsX0 surprise!

WATCH OUT! There’s a G4S about - http://bit.ly/MxOVTg another reason why#london2012 is appalling #photography (v @terakopian @onewmphoto)

Mexican Legislature Passes Two Resolutions Opposing the Executive’s Signing of #ACTA - http://bit.ly/MxPYmb well done, #mexico

MT @jamie_love US: "linkage between print disabilities effort & an effort for business affairs would be unethical">>US talking unethical???

MT @DaHammerstein EU : continue working on solid text with effective protection of creators.>> strange how creators come before the blind

Young gorillas observed destroying snares for first time - http://bit.ly/LuSwexgreat news, for all sorts of reasons (@cqchoi @BoraZ)

#Microsoft taps spinmeister Mark Penn as special projects chief -http://bit.ly/LuUtHW spin doctors? isn't this a sign of growing panic...?

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math - http://bit.ly/OJzIZB superb, fact-based piece from Bill McKibben; it's about externalities #oil #coal

Australian Consumer Group Wants Geo-IP Blocking Banned -http://bit.ly/MKv2D9 yes, time for the outdated idea to be binned

Apple's Public Shaming: The New Punishment for Filing a Losing Patent Claim -http://rww.to/NCMNVT interesting point

New Material Lighter Than Air Could Drastically Change Tech World -http://on.mash.to/Lv45T7 wow sounds exciting

Debunking The Dangerous “If You Have Nothing To Hide, You Have Nothing To Fear” - http://bit.ly/NkZKrx send to next idiot that says it

Pirates Want To Go Legal But Convenience, Choice & Availability Come First -http://bit.ly/LYYcnk gradually the facts emerge

Ann Romney’s ‘You People’ Gaffe Goes Viral - http://on.mash.to/Nl97aFwhoops, the mask slips #YouPeople

Brought to book - http://econ.st/LAh3DL #economist on #openaccess - nothing new here, but good to see it's on it (v @BoraZ @EricTopol)



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