Friday, 6 September 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130904 -  yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

How #TPP could undermine #PHARMAC and threaten access to affordable medicines and health equity in New Zealand -

Right2Remix: A Campaign For European #Copyright Reform - it's about time #eu

"Alrededor de un cuarto de los capítulos del #TPP está cerrado" - which means that 3/4 aren't

 Meet the new hotness: All-in-one #3Dprinters and scanners - nice

 Patriot Act author says #NSA’s bulk data collection is “unbounded in its scope” - & that's not good

EU preparing for #TAFTA/#TTIP talks: 119 meetings with industry #lobbyists - what about the 500 million citizens?

.@GGreenwald och andra journalister vittnar om # Prism i EU-parlamentet idag torsdag 15.00 - unmissable #EU

European leaders show no interest in shielding EU from #NSA - daft questions, good replies from @teirdes

PayPal Freezes #mailpile Campaign Funds - moral: never trust - or use - #paypal again #opensource

Developers Scramble to Build NSA-Proof Email - which is exactly the right response #nsa #snowden

Chicken Processed in China Can be Sold in the US Without Labels to Say So - who cares whether the public is informed?

European Paliament Inquiry on Electronic Mass Surveillance of EU Citizens - important; live stream #nsa #snowden

livestream of EU surveillance enquiry - (v @sinkdeep)#nsa #snowden #Epinquiry

.@ioerror: NSA agents go to break into people's wifi networks - in other words #NSA is an active player, not a passive analyzer of data

.@ClaudeMoraesMEP now speaking: not just listening to what happened with #PRISM, but what happened to #EU citizens #NSA

.@ClaudeMoraesMEP asks: what is the purpose of this mass surveillance?

.@arusbridger about to talk at European Parliament surveillance inquiry #EPinquiry #NSA @guardian

.@arusbridger - one theme @guardian exploring is whether journalism is possible in this new age of surveillance #Epinquiry

.@arusbridger in 90% of stories we have gone to the governments and companies in advance #EPinquiry #NSA

.@arusbridger we will have at the end of it enormous legal bills... #EPinquiry #NSA

.@arusbridger in last 15 years moved into world of partnership of states & coporations that involves mass harvesting of info on populations

.@arusbridger not for the state to tell journalists when to stop; debate about mass surveillance can't be had without journalism #Epinquiry

.@arusbridger  engineers building this stuff will always be ahead of lawmakers #EPinquiry NSA

.@ClaudeMoraesMEP asks: given what you have experienced, what effect is having on journalism? is it having a chilling effect? #Epinquiry

.@ClaudeMoraesMEP asks: where do we go from here? must politicians act, or is releasing info the way forward?

.@arusbridger - effect using terrorism law on journalism: these will be chilling and they are obstructive to journalism #Epinquiry

.@arusbridger would love to have chinese, russian whislteblowers; but if we lock them up in west, how can we encourage them? #Epinquiry

.@arusbridger maybe people aren't stepping back and seeing big picture, and so not making more noise about revelations

.@arusbridger we didn't pay for any information #EPinquiry #snowden

.@ClaudeMoraesMEP this is just a 4-month inquiry - v difficult task; plenary vote in january 2014, committee vote december #EPinquiry #NSA

.@ClaudeMoraesMEP I feel more ambitious about those next 4 months having heard these things today #EPinquiry #NSA #echelon

Londres también espía las comunicaciones españolas - no surprise, really (v @wikileaks)#es

PayPal Freezes #Mailpile's Account, Demands Excessive Info To Get Access - we need a good alternative to #paypal

Struggle for #water is struggle for #democracy - great point, good analysis (v @mpceo @olivierhoedeman)#commons

Likely Winner Of #AU's Election Sneaks In Last-Minute Plan To Impose UK-Style Opt-Out #Censorship -- Then Denies It -

US and UK spy agencies defeat privacy and security on the internet - whoa, another whopper #nsa #gchq #encryption

re #NSA attacking #crypto,@Bruce_Schneier is quoted by @guardian as saying: "the NSA is undermining the very fabric of the internet." yup

"#NSA has been introducing weaknesses into security standards, a fact confirmed for the first time by another secret document." #betrayal

#NSA "to leverage sensitive, co-operative relationships with specific industry partners" to insert vulnerabilities into security products"

"#NSA makes modifications to commercial #encryption software and devices "to make them exploitable" why #opensource is only hope

these revelations explains why UK government hinted it could break SSL-encrypted links: it can #gchq #snooperscharter

"The agencies have not yet cracked all #encryption technologies, however, the documents suggest. #Snowden appeared to confirm this": NB

"dox are among more than 50,000 shared by Guardian with NYT & ProPublica," - 1st time I've seen this number confirmed

How to remain secure against #NSA surveillance - important piece by @Bruce_Schneier (clever of @guardian to get him)

"Since I started working with #Snowden documents, I bought a new computer that has never been connected to the internet." -@Bruce_Schneier

"Closed-source software is easier for the NSA to backdoor than #opensource software" - @Bruce_Schneier "use public-domain encryption"

"I'm still primarily on #Windows, unfortunately. #Linux would be safer." -@Bruce_Schneier #nsa

"#NSA has turned the fabric of the internet into a vast surveillance platform, but they are not magical." -@Bruce_Schneier "Trust the math"

The US government has betrayed the internet. We need to take it back - great, upbeat piece by @Bruce_Schneier #nsa

The #NSA: Even Worse Than You Think! - good analysis of worrying issue (v @WeldPond @IanBrownOII)

Study says #climatechange exacerbated half of recent extreme weather events - </sigh>

Vote on new #EU #tobacco laws put on ice - shameful; more people will die as direct result of egregious #lobbying

Iran’s Rosh Hashana Twitter diplomacy stirs amazement, disbelief and hope... (v @mmasnick)

Don’t Succumb to Security Nihilism - "make sure free software crypto gets serious security & usability audits." #nsa

what a day: first the #EPinquiry, then the #NSA encryption revelations. I hope tomorrow is a little calmer.  meanwhile, thanks, Mr #snowden

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