Tuesday, 10 December 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 131209 - http://bit.ly/1btQCKh yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

State #surveillance of personal data is theft, say world's leading authors - http://bit.ly/1byVBdP great initiative; stupid metaphor

Publish or perish? The future of scholarly publishing and careers - http://bit.ly/1kuT19A important stuff; in US, alas...

Statement of Ministers on #TPP - http://bit.ly/1cmeAF7 still getting ready to sell out their countries - and for what? magic beans...

guide to the most contentious issues of #TPP - http://bit.ly/18yrZsN how could any responsible government sign up to this list of horrors?

Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals - http://bit.ly/18yFKdY 'a "tyranny" that must be broken' #openaccess

 We cannot afford to be indifferent to internet spying - http://bit.ly/1e2yWtO "we have finally attained Peak Indifference to Surveillance"

How Not To Deal With Plagiarism - http://bit.ly/1glqvdo #PNAS

Bringing Transparency Back To The #Patent System With 'Innovation Cartography' - http://bit.ly/1iSdzO0 interesting, v different approach

#AU approves dredging off Queensland to create huge coalport - http://bit.ly/INeiz1 unforgivable: "spoil dumped within Great Barrier Reef"

Stop the industrial destruction of the deep ocean - http://bit.ly/1ffHmLv pl. sign: big vote in European Parliament today...

Global IP negotiations leak shows US pressure on #TPP nations - http://bit.ly/18RbnSK high-level bullying

Where Did #ODF Disappear to? (And How to Fix it) - http://bit.ly/ICtwYp how many times do we have to do this? #opensource #openstandards

State surveillance of personal data: what is the society we wish 2 protect? - http://bit.ly/18RfFJK "delusionary nightmare of completeness"

looks like #Intermarché is the villain of destructive #deepsea trawling - http://bit.ly/1bTuqfy time for a boycott, surely?

Snowden document shows #Canada set up spy posts forNSA - http://bit.ly/1bTO23b "exchange of liaison officers and integrees" integrees???

Human Rights Day: #Networkneutrality key to preserving online privacy - http://bit.ly/19eN6Uy interesting analysis #dpi

U.S. #TPP Proposals Defy Congressional Objectives, Unanimous Partner Country Opposition - http://bit.ly/18k7Mfl sounds like a disaster

EU-US Trade Deal to Strengthen the Transatlantic Relationship - http://bit.ly/1bTPanj yes, by making #EU a vassal of #US (v @jmcest)#TTIP

"NSA may be able to analyze phone records of a sizable proportion of US with just 1 seed number" - http://bit.ly/1aREakc (v @superglaze)

Jeremiah Owyang Launches Advisory for the #Collaborative Economy - http://bit.ly/1hKpwnf interesting move

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Economic Benefits - http://1.usa.gov/1hKtCf4 just figures pulled from the air: where's the methodology? #TPP

UK Government Digital Strategy: annual report 2013 - http://bit.ly/1iT7wJ2 nice work; pity there's no support for open formats like #ODF

Open source 'wasn't available' two years ago, says UK's Universal Credit chief - http://bit.ly/ICW83x what a pathetic, witless excuse

Streaming porn viewers hit with threatening legal letters in Germany - http://bit.ly/1cyCVuU more bullying (v @Asher_Wolf)#malware

good legal analysis (in German) of those legal threats to streaming porn viewers - http://bit.ly/1cmNKN6 (v @dozykraut)

job advert for public library eBooks project - http://bit.ly/1fgDcmx "Physical Duties:  This is a mostly sedentary role." (v @jeffjarvis)

US Machinists Union Urges Slow Down on Fast Track for #TPP - http://bit.ly/1jIVNKU will be a disaster for US jobs, as NAFTA & KORUS were

#Chevron suspends shale gas exploration in Romania - http://bit.ly/1dm6NJn it will be back, I imagine #fracking (v @schestowitz)

Will French Parliamentarians Consent to a Democratorship? - http://bit.ly/1d6NC5W not looking good #france

#TPP & Fight Over a Cultural Exception - http://bit.ly/1jJ5kle will #france be able to keep its own cultural exception for #TAFTA/#TTIP?

USTR Says #TPP Must Be Kept Secret, Because The Public Is Too Stupid To Understand It - http://bit.ly/18SzsbG or too inteilligent...

61 languages are found on #Twitter. Here’s how they rank in popularity - http://tnw.co/1bvByfa japanese & malay very strong

#TPP Deadline Passes Without Deal, More Talks in 2014 - http://bit.ly/JcdpBe good time to release - or leak - the text, no?

Divisions over US demands prevent final deal at #TPP - http://bit.ly/1gXnsW5 strange how it's always US demanding from others...

#Avaaz Reaction to Ministerial Statement On #TPP Talks Ended - http://bit.ly/1cnpXN8 you have signed the petition, haven't you?

Shock trade-offs by #TPP ministers in Singapore - http://bit.ly/JceER7 they seem to think a bad agreement is better than no agreement

#TPP with US should hold fears - http://bit.ly/1dnioId "if the rest of us get sold out, it will all be in aid of Australian farmers" #AU

TSA Agent: Give Me That Toy Monkey Gun Or I'm Calling The Real Cops - http://bit.ly/1hLez4S you can't be too careful with toy monkeys...

#NZ Minister welcomes progress on #TPP negotiations - http://bit.ly/1gXrSMO they've nearly managed to destroy #pharmac...

The #NSA Is Recruiting Teens - http://on.mash.to/1e3XOkN ah, yes, the Ceaușescu model... #desperate

“We cannot trust” Intel’s chip-based crypto, #FreeBSD developers say - http://bit.ly/18kUak8 1st MS zero days, now this: #wintel is dead

Abbott Government caves in to US demands in #TPP talks - http://bit.ly/18ATiFL for what? a smile from obama..?

 Geheimdienste: Sie hassen unsere Freiheit - http://bit.ly/J3ht6d it's the only explanation...

The Open Knowledge Foundation opposes #copyright term extensions in #TPP negotiations -  http://bit.ly/1cntg6Y good stuff

#TPP and Privacy: What Are the Implications of the E-commerce Chapter? - http://bit.ly/1bURbj7 good question

 How Big Agribusiness is Trying to Muzzle Animal Rights Activists Who Infiltrate Factory Farms - http://bit.ly/1d7e9jw something to hide?

2014 World Cup To Nearly Double Carbon Emissions Over 2010 - http://bit.ly/1czx34E let's just cancel it, then...

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing #Australia for billions of dollars in lost profits - http://bit.ly/1f5k5uZ #TPP will make this normal

Trade Minister’s readiness to agree to investor rights to sue governments shows why #TPP text must be released now - http://bit.ly/19AgqkM

Food safety in the EU-US trade agreement: going outside the box - http://bit.ly/1gn88EP sickening - literally #TAFTA/#TTIP

Vast Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under Ocean Floor, Scientists Say - http://onforb.es/JcnsX9 how long before they're sold & depleted?

Coalition throws out Murray River endangered listing - http://bit.ly/18AWHEy "a burden economically" (v @rharris334 @Asher_Wolf  #AU

Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal - http://bit.ly/1bBqGO5 #ISDS out now #TPP

Man Who Joined Anonymous Attack for '1 Minute' Fined $183,000 - http://on.mash.to/1d7f6Z4 yeah, that's proportionate...

#TPP: #NZ has "least barriers and therefore we have the least we have to give away" - http://bit.ly/18AcLmS no: means you give up #pharmac

Govt must resist foreign tribunal demands in #TPP - http://bit.ly/1aT7Ey9 "This amounts to a direct attack on New Zealand's sovereignty."

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