Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140303 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/03/140303.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD
Meet the new breed of fat cat: the university vice-chancellor - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/03/new-breed-fat-cats-university-boss-vice-chancellors "still earn significantly less" than in US; obscene
The welfare dependents the government loves? Rich landowners - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/03/rich-landowners-farmers-welfare-nfu-defra important piece about greed & stupidity in UK farming
Norwegian gov. reviews fossil fuel divestment plan - http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2331675/norwegian-government-reviews-fossil-fuel-divestment-plan holding fossil fuels a mug's game (v @senatormilne @DrRimmer)
OpenForum Europe Response to the Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules [pdf] - http://www.openforumeurope.org/press-room/press-releases/OFE%20response%20copyright%20consultation%20FINAL.pdf pl. send yours
All trials registered and results reported - http://www.alltrials.net/2013/all-trials-registered-and-results-reported/ we must do this for drug health & safety, & to save money #opendata
Last Chance to Submit to EU #Copyright Consultation - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/01/last-chance-to-submit-to-eu-copyright-consultation/index.htm closes tomorrow; pl. respond, even if it's short
Florida Wants to Put Black Woman in Prison for 60 years for Firing Warning Shot in Self Defense - http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/florida-wants-put-black-woman-prison-60-years-firing-warning-shot
The #Fracking Industry's Contempt for the Public Is Finally Coming to Light - http://www.alternet.org/environment/fracking-industry-loses-trust-public appalling stories
John Adams interview - http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/classical/features/john-adams-a-composer-scavenging-for-his-art-9166588.html and http://jessicamusic.blogspot.de/2014/03/a-chat-with-john-adams.html fab music, nice chap
EU drafts conflict minerals law, with opt-in clause - http://www.euractiv.com/development-policy/europe-opts-weak-conflict-minera-news-533877 typical @EU_Commission cop-out #chocolateteapot
Whistleblower Groups Increase Security Following a Mysterious Break-in - http://www.thenation.com/blog/178572/whistleblower-groups-increase-security-following-mysterious-break probably just a coincidence... #nsa
The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26260978 this man is a total hero
Reati Informatici. Eseguita oggi la più vasta operazione antipirateria mai compiuta in Italia - http://www.fulviosarzana.it/blog/reati-informatici-eseguita-oggi-la-piu-vasta-operazione-antipirateria-mai-compiuta-in-italia-decine-di-portali-sotto-sequestro-per-ordine-del-gip-di-roma/ #it
„TTIP sofort stoppen“ - http://www.fr-online.de/wirtschaft/freihandelsabkommen-eu-usa--freihandelsabkommen-sofort-stoppen-,1472780,26460308.html "0,5 Prozent Wachstum in 10 Jahren, das sind 0,05 Prozent pro Jahr" (v @jhilary)
#TTIP - the dispute over dispute settlement - http://www.die-gdi.de/en/the-current-column/article/the-transatlantic-free-trade-agreement-the-dispute-over-dispute-settlement-1/ good analysis of why #ISDS is in there, & why it shouldn't be...
Krugman Gets Informed, Changes His Tune On #TPP - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140228/08030526388/krugman-gets-informed-changes-his-tune-tpp.shtml more & more people are waking up...
this interview with IG-Metall-boss Detlef Wetzel is one of the best I've read on #TTIP [de] - http://www.fr-online.de/wirtschaft/freihandelsabkommen-eu-usa--freihandelsabkommen-sofort-stoppen-,1472780,26460308.html he really gets it
#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2013/11/ttip-updates-the-glyn-moody-blogs/index.htm just added update number XVII - get it while it's hot... #TAFTA
Why I was right to make 'Hitler spoof' video about botched NHS IT project - http://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/paul-bernal/why-i-was-right-to-make-hitler-spoof-video-about-botched-nhs-it-project absolutely right; can't wait for the next
Majority of EU countries in favour of GMO compromise - http://www.euractiv.com/cap/majority-eu-countries-favour-gmo-news-533900
University of Glasgow does not know anything about publishers or the licences they sign - http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2014/03/04/my-foi-request-to-the-university-of-glasgow-has-left-me-speechless-they-do-not-know-anything-about-publishers-or-the-licences-they-sign/ irresponsible in extreme
US Dairy groups ’running out of patience’ on #TPP - http://www.bilaterals.org/?dairy-groups-running-out-of " we need to move forward without" #japan & #canada
Letzte Chance: Mitmachen bei der EU-Urheberrechtskonsultation - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/letzte-chance-mitmachen-bei-der-eu-urheberrechtskonsultation/ just do it #copyright
#CA should follow EU lead on investment rules - http://www.embassynews.ca/opinion/2014/03/03/canada-should-follow-eu-lead-on-investment-rules/45210 good analysis of #ISDS: "would lock in water service privatization"
#CETA will erode our traditional rights - http://theindependent.ca/2014/03/04/ceta-will-erode-our-traditional-rights/ "economic benefits of CETA are very small" (v @CETAWatch)
Canada’s Opaque Transparency – An Open Data Failure - http://eaves.ca/2014/03/04/canadas-opaque-transparency-an-open-data-failure/ "secrecy by obscurity. a mockery of the notion of transparency"
Daschle distorts #NAFTA outcomes to sell #TPP - http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/199595-daschle-distorts-nafta-outcomes-to-sell-tpp getting desperate
Biggest gene sequence project to launch - http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/mar/04/venter-longevity-genome-illumina-aging/ nice; but is #Venter doing it for science or for business? (v @wilbanks)
Last Chance to Submit to EU #Copyright Consultation - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/01/last-chance-to-submit-to-eu-copyright-consultation/index.htm closes tomorrow; open to all, not just #EU - pl. respond
Exxon Valdez wreck demonstrates that oil spills impact environments for decades - http://boingboing.net/2014/03/04/exxon-valdez-wreck-demonstrate.html shows they should have paid more
AFL-CIO, More Than 40 Other Organizations Call 4 Public Consultations on #ISDS in Trade Deals - http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/AFL-CIO-More-Than-40-Other-Organizations-Call-for-Public-Consultations-on-Investor-Rights-in-Trade-Deals EU did it, so can US
DHS uses email intercepts to question US citizen about her sex life - http://papersplease.org/wp/2014/02/25/dhs-uses-email-intercepts-to-question-us-citizen-about-her-sex-life/ wake up people (v @ioerror @jwilkins)#nsa
EFF Sues Over National Security Letters... But Can't Tell You Who Its Clients Are - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140303/11470826408/eff-sues-over-national-security-letters-cant-tell-you-who-its-clients-are.shtml kafkaesque...
EU scientists descend on #Africa to promote #GM crops - http://www.gmwatch.org/index.php/news/archive/2014/15325-european-scientists-descend-on-africa-to-promote-gm-crops trouble is, GM usually patented, so this is #neocolonialism
#Linux group could hasten 64-bit #Android for ARM mobile devices - http://www.itworld.com/407780/linux-group-could-hasten-64-bit-android-arm-mobile-devices great stuff
England health data fiasco provides perfect case study in the importance of trust - http://gigaom.com/2014/03/04/england-health-data-fiasco-provides-perfect-case-study-in-the-importance-of-trust/ good summary of utter, utter mess
RT Host Abby Martin Condemns Russian Incursion Into Crimea – On RT - https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/03/04/rt-host-abby-martin-condemns-russian-incursion-crimea-rt/ good analysis - & kudos to @AbbyMartin
The Bad News Cameron is Hastily Burying Under the Ukraine Stand Off - http://www.scriptonitedaily.com/2014/03/04/the-bad-news-cameron-is-hastily-burying-under-the-ukraine-stand-off/ worth reading...
The Blood Harvest - http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/02/the-blood-harvest/284078/ nicely-written piece about fascinating animal
“Pirates Are The Movie Industry’s Most Valuable Customers” - http://torrentfreak.com/pirates-movie-industrys-valuable-customers-140304/ maybe there's hope...
Kill Keystone: the Carbon Mega-Bomb - https://secure.avaaz.org/en/stop_the_keystone_xl_pipeline_loc_eu/ will obama blow it on the Big One?
US Solicitor General's Office, Run By Former Top MPAA Lawyer, Shockingly Sides With Broadcasters Over Aereo - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140303/17554626416/us-solicitor-generals-office-run-former-top-mpaa-lawyer-shockingly-sides-with-broadcasters-over-aereo.shtml
Germany’s future without fossil fuels leaving RWE behind - http://qz.com/183781/rwe-germany-post-fossil-fuel-future-is-leaving-its-largest-power-producer-behind/ “forced out of the market by subsidized solar power”
Critical crypto bug leaves #Linux, hundreds of apps open to eavesdropping - http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/03/critical-crypto-bug-leaves-linux-hundreds-of-apps-open-to-eavesdropping/ whoops
Quick! Look! Gabe Newell Is Doing An AMA - http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/04/quick-look-gabe-newell-is-doing-an-ama/
BAT threatens legal challenge to plain packaging proposals - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/epic/bats/10665416/British-American-Tobacco-threatens-legal-challenge-to-plain-packaging-proposals.html "profit before tax increased to £5.8bn in 2013"
Fight Back Against Obama's War on Fossil Fuels - http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexepstein/2014/03/04/fight-back-against-obamas-war-on-fossil-fuels/ trascendentally stupid Forbes column - & that's saying something
The 2014 Trade Agenda: What Hole? Keep Digging - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2014/03/the-2014-trade-agenda-what-hole-keep-digging.html #TPP #TTIP #NAFTA