Friday, 20 September 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130917 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Abandoned NHS IT system has cost £10bn so far - well, some of us did warn this would happen back then... #uk

'Follow the Money': #NSA Monitors Financial World - some more details #visa #swift

#Brazil's Rousseff calls off state visit to US over spying - "unlikely to happen anytime soon." (v @PatternGuru714)

#Lavabit Email Founder Goes to Great Lengths to Avoid Email, Post-#Snowden - whoa; "becoming a political activist"

Controversy over firing of leading Irish investigative journalist - this looks pretty stinky #ie

432 Million Internet Pirates Transfer 9,567 Petabytes of Data a Month - interesting stat if true..

Lawmakers accused of rushing EU data protection law - mainly be companies that would be affected...

Hong Kong bans shark fin soup at official banquets - good see; others needs to follow in mainland China

Linux Foundation on the Foundations of #Linux - better & better in every way #mobile #embedded

Gilmore response to NSA mathematician's "make rules for #NSA" appeal - powerful reply (v @ioerror)#surveillance

EU-China investment talks: no EP consent without #transparency, Trade MEPs warn - NB #TAFTA/#TTIP

Former #NSA Boss Hayden Says #Snowden Likely To Become An Alcoholic Because He's 'Troubled' And 'Morally Arrogant' -

Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper recreated by star cast at National Portrait Gallery - nice (v @LifeinSicily)

#EU Negotiators Should Wake Up & Engage Public in #TTIP - "true joint effort of citizens, businesses, politicians"

Pig-Manure Fertilizer Linked to Human #MRSA Infections - #antibiotic use in farming to blame? (v @BoraZ)

#RIAA Whines To Congress That It Doesn't Like Google's Search Results - these people are just pathetic

Entrepreneur Fights Back Against Patent Troll; Patent Troll Accuses Entrepreneur Of Hate Crimes - kudos to former...

High #gun ownership makes countries less safe, US study finds - won't make any difference, of course

As #Africa gets online, #Europe emerges as the new global internet traffic hub - not the UK, one imagines... #GCHQ

Google Launches New Company, Calico, to Extend Human Life Span - helping the rich oppress the poor a few years more

NBC Universal Funded Study Shows, Yet Again, How Infringement Is Hollywood's Own Damn Fault - jumps out from numbers

Reddit, Civil Liberties Groups Renew Push for Email Privacy - well done them... #nsa

#Linus Torvalds worries about how #Linux will handle end of Moore’s Law - I'm worried that he's worried

Police consider disciplining officer accused of grooming teenage girl - "has been groomed by Matt Rees": consider?

Officials: Edward #Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties - oh, "masked" is it now...?

Sea bass joins list of threatened fish - #DEFRA sticking its head in the sand, as usual...

Now Is The Time To Reform Outdated Electronic #Privacy Laws - important initiative #US

Angered By The #NSA, But Confused By Acronyms, Brazilian Hacker Defaces NASA Websites - ha! nice piece #brazil

Developers risk losing billions if they fail to address land conflicts - just wait for the backlash...

This Guy Turns OCD Hoarding Into Amazing Photos - they truly are: do not miss them...

Pirate Bay Blocking Orders Should Be Overturned Under EU Law, ISPs Argue - good to see

European Commission official warns that “new thinking” is needed for the future of privacy - crucially important area

Another Reason NSA Can't Prevent Terrorist Attacks: Protecting Its Methods Is More Important Than Protecting Public -

You Just Threw Out a Perfectly Good Gallon of Milk Because You Think "Sell By" Date Means Something - oh, that's me

DOJ To Reporter: We Can Prove You're Wrong, But We Want To Embarrass You, So We'll Wait - staggering

Be Very Afraid - good summary of what we've learned about #NSA et al. #surveillance

Justice Dept. watchdog never probed judges' #NSA concerns - worse & worse (v @trevortimm)

#Linus Torvalds Admits He Was Approached By US Government To Insert #Backdoor Into #Linux -- Or Did He? - #nsa

The war on #whistleblowers and journalism - "I'm working on several stories" -@ggreenwald; I can't wait... #NSA

#Copyright Industries Pushing for Search Engine "Voluntary Agreements," Despite Risks to Users - as we long feared

Edward #Snowden has started a global debate. So why the silence in Britain? - hugely important question for UK...

The Wailing of the 1 Percent & Its Defenders - fun: "every single person is a massive net moocher" (v @sinkdeep)

Russian Government Takes Over Country's 289-year Old Scientific Academy - oh, yes, this will end well...not #ru

Remember remember the 1st of November - Term Extension ignites - the real #copyright theft... (v @kcrews @ralpost)

#Navajo Star Wars: Coming to a Theater Near You - fab; more please... (v @owenblacker)

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