Saturday, 16 February 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130214 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Think Friday’s close asteroid flyby is sobering?  Look at this - interesting (v @GeorgieBC @Jamiastar @Asher_Wolf)

#Skype calls now equivalent to one-third of global phone traffic - wow #telecoms

Answer given by Ms Kroes on behalf of the Commission (12.2.2013) re#netneutrality - or, rather, its death...

#creativecommons Welcome to the Public Discussion of 4.0d3 - important stuff #licensing

A Chinese Hacker's Identity Unmasked - excellent piece of journalism; worth reading (v @AlecMuffett)#china #security

[RT Grants for anti-censorship tools - important, fun, dosh - what more do you want?

gobsmacking - if this doesn't change the way you regard chimpanzees, probably nothing will #science #intelligence

European Patent Office Gives Staff Bonus For Issuing Bumper Crop Of#Patents: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? - insane

#NZ gov still pushing for software patents - "NZ  needs to start sticking up for Kiwi business interests"; too right

How did Richard III sound? - here's one attempt at a reconstruction... #linguistics #history

FASTR introduced in U.S. Congress to drastically expand public access to federally funded research - #openaccess

Zygier 'close to spilling on #Israel' - the more we learn, the more this case stinks #australia

Chinese appetite for shark fin soup devastating Mozambique coastline - selfish & self-defeating #china

Fish Fight renews campaign to protect seabed - meanwhile uk dredging industry happy to destroy for short-term gain

Fish Fight renews campaign to protect seabed - meanwhile uk dredging industry happy to destroy for short-term gain

#opensource LiveCode Kickstarter  project - a lot of people seem to be enthusiastic about this #coding

#Facebook wins German court fight on fake names ban - thanks to forum shopping... (v @AdV007 @PrivacyMemes)#privacy

Creative Commons NonCommercial: Alles bleibt beim Alten - "Alles in allem: eine verpasste Gelegenheit."

Shining Light on Microsoft Propaganda Against Copyleft - really the key issue here #intellectualmonopolies

WIPO Delegates To Clean Text Of Blind Treaty Before Diplomatic Conference In June - why, is it dirty? #vip #copyright

Google must act quickly on libellous Blogger posts, says appeal court - slippery slopes...

China's "Wall" Hits Business - bound to become an issue

How to find spending data inside EU's budget - join us for a Google Hangout! - next week #opendata

6 Wissenschaftler zur EU-Datenschutzverordnung: Berechtigtes Interesse der Bürgerinnen und Bürger nicht vergessen! -

open textbook Boundless hits back in lawsuit - “steals the creative expression of others": er, not possible, really

Open Bank Project aims to bring financial transparency to organizations with an API and Web 2.0 - nice idea #openness

Only a #creator culture can save us from ourselves - why we all need #openaccess to all knowledge and art (v @suw)

Will The #ITU's Increasing Focus On Control And #Surveillance Split The Internet? - this does not look good

EU-Parlament vor Ausverkauf unserer Daten - EU people, write to your MEPs #dataprotection

GM crop protesters guilty of "forming a criminal gang" -, the old "conspiracy" trick...

Our New Regimes of #Trust - nice meditation from @schneierblog 

UK doesn't have the SKILLS to save itself from cyber threats - maybe only teaching kids about Excel was a mistake...

At your service: the European Services Forum’s privileged access to the EU Commission - simply unacceptable #lobbying

Israeli Court Says Full-Text RSS Feeds Create an Implied #Copyright License - sensible rulings (v @lilianedwards)#il

World Press Photo 2013 prizewinners - some truly great & moving pix here - don't miss #photography

Another publisher accuses librarian of libel - this is getting serious (v @RickyPo Charles Bailey) #openaccess

80 patient groups (eighty!) sign up to in one go! - really gaining momentum #openclinicaldata

Hungry for results: A new crusade in Mexico and its need for transparency and accountability - good to see

Nice picture. Even nicer smackdown. - true & true

Hungary: update on OGP progress - #hungary not really serious about #opendata#transparency it seems..

PLOS Welcomes Introduction of US Legislation for #OpenAccess - as it should

#Hadopi commence l'année avec + 98 % d'avertissements envoyés ! - so they're wasting even more money to no effect

Why Was Biggest Protest in World History Ignored? -'s fault: he ignored UK people & legitimised illegal war

Media campaign against windfarms funded by anonymous conservatives - telling they have to hide what they're doing

The Most Influential Climate Science Paper Today Remains Unknown to Most People - let's change that (v @dcarli)

Australian Court Says Genes Are Patentable - this is really regrettable #genepatents #au

Rumor: China Will Move Capital From Beijing In 2016 - way to solve capital's pollution problem (v @ChinaBizWatch)

IIPA Wants Canada And Spain On The 'Naughty' Special 301 List Even Though They Brought In Tough New Copyright Laws -

AAP STATEMENT ON FASTR ACT - wow: this is is what desperation looks like  #OA #FUD (v @Copycense)

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