Wednesday, 9 April 2014

140408


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140407 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/140407.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Infected meat could reach UK's plates, inspectors warn - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/07/infected-meat-food-inspectors-warning scandalous #deregulation purely to save business costs #ttip

Hollywood Piles On: MPAA Sues Megupload, Even Though They Already Got The Feds To Kill It - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140407/13155226829/hollywood-piles-mpaa-sues-megupload-even-though-they-already-got-feds-to-kill-it.shtml pathetic

reading the ECJ striking down EU data retention, seems to have huge implications for #GCHQ too - http://www.scribd.com/doc/216978759/ECJ-Press-Release-in-Digital-Rights-Ireland-Data-Retention-case

The Heartbleed Bug in #OpenSSL - http://heartbleed.com/ this is truly awful; we shouldn't let these sort of things happen...

AbbVie strikes compromise with EMA on data disclosure - http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/14-04-08/AbbVie_strikes_compromise_with_EMA_on_data_disclosure.aspx no exceptions: all safety data must be #opendata

Huge EU Win: Data Retention Directive Declared Invalid - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/04/another-huge-win-eu-data-detention-declared-illegal/index.htm big implications for EU rights - & #GCHQ's #surveillance

how can Tories claim onshore wind turbines "blight the countryside" & ignore far greater blight of fracking wells? - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/08/conservative-strongest-sign-windfarm-expansion-halt

.@SeaWorld fights California bill that would ban killer whales from shows - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/08/seaworld-california-bill-ban-killer-whales-shows contemptible business based on abuse

 EuGH-Urteil zur Richtlinie über die Vorratsspeicherung von Daten: ungültig, weil unverhältnismäßig - http://blog.lehofer.at/2014/04/EuGH-VDS2.html (v @vavoida)

#Snowden: US government spied on human rights workers - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/08/edwards-snowden-us-government-spied-human-rights-workers unsurprising; unacceptable (v @JameelJaffer @CasparBowden)

The annulment of the data retention directive and the messy consequences on national legislations - http://radiobruxelleslibera.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/the-annulment-of-the-data-retention-directive-and-the-messy-consequences-on-national-legislations/ (v @CasparBowden)

EU court of justice overturns law that would enable 'snoopers' charter' - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/apr/08/eu-court-overturns-law-snoopers-charter-data-phones-isps lovely to see Home Office squirming...

Former NSA/CIA Boss' Anger Issues: Claims Senate Staffers Are 'Sissies' And Wyden Isn't 'Acting Like A Man' - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140407/16024326830/former-nsacia-boss-haydens-anger-issues-claims-senate-staffers-are-sissies-senator-wyden-isnt-man-enough.shtml

Protest in EU capital prompts security scare at US embassy - http://euobserver.com/economic/123758  “EU yes, #TTIP no”

Verschwiegenes Krebsrisiko: Pharmafirmen müssen Milliardenstrafe zahlen - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/medikament-actos-loest-krebs-aus-milliardenstrafe-fuer-pharmafirmen-a-963267.html why all clinical trials must be #opendata

#RaspberryPi to Deliver a Modular Device for Businesses - http://ostatic.com/blog/raspberry-pi-to-deliver-a-modular-device-for-businesses shrewd, exciting move

 Legal or privacy problems? Journal changes its tune on climate paper - http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/04/legal-or-privacy-problems-journal-changes-its-tune-on-climate-paper/ yeah, right...

FTAs contain provisions that restrict access to medicines: UNITAID - http://www.bilaterals.org/?free-trade-agreements-contain many people will die as aresult of #TPP

 Few free trade favours from Fortress Japan - http://www.bilaterals.org/?few-free-trade-favours-from yes yes yes, but what about #ISDS?

Carbon #divestment activists claim victory as Harvard adopts green code - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/08/harvard-university-investment-rules-carbon-divestment-campaign just the start: companies take note

Heartbleed Bug In OpenSSL Makes It Worse Than No Encryption At All - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140408/07335926837/heartbleed-bug-openssl-makes-it-worse-than-no-encryption-all.shtml indeed...

Japan, Australia Trade Agreement Could Make #TPP Completion Harder - http://farmfutures.com/story-japan-australia-trade-agreement-make-tpp-completion-harder-0-110947 now that's interesting...

#TPP Is Terrible for Public Health - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/raul-m-grijalva/the-trans-pacific-partner_b_5111792.html it would be irresponsible to agree to it

Procter & Gamble have committed to stop trashing the rainforest! - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151741504934229&set=a.171896279228.104535.9250349228&type=1&stream_ref=10 great news; let's make sure they live up to it

Windows XP and the Changing Calculus of Technology Choice - http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/158-jim-zemlin/769375-windows-xp-and-the-changing-calculus-of-technology-choice Jim Zemlin on why this this time it's different #linux

Tracking Gorillas in Uganda - https://medium.com/this-happened-to-me/29d3b29e2d0e/ good to see good money being paid for apparently responsible tourism

EU Data Retention Requirements Ruled 'Invalid' By EU Court Of Justice - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140408/07451226838/data-retention-directive-ruled-invalid-eu-court-justice-because-disproportionate.shtml no more "because terrorism"... #nsa #gchq


"CJEU has seized the chance to give an ‘iconic’ judgment on the protection of human rights in the EU legal order." - http://eulawanalysis.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/the-data-retention-judgment-cjeu.html

Stop calling Tony Blair a war criminal. The left should be proud of his record - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/08/tony-blair-labour-pride-war-criminal-iraq  nice bit of whitewashing there...

 Marco Civil: Senado fará três audiências públicas - http://idgnow.com.br/internet/2014/04/08/marco-civil-senado-fara-tres-audiencias-publicas/ that's good #br

European ISPs Can Stop Logging User Data, Court Rules - http://torrentfreak.com/eu-court-overturns-data-retention-directive-140408/ good point: copyright maximalists will not be happy on this

European Commission has today proposed to set tough new standards to regulate the operations of civil #drones - http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/705844:BlogPost:1617777

Clauses in Danish student contracts inhibit future employment - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/social-europe-jobs/clauses-danish-student-contracts-inhibit-future-employment-301388 worrying trend #dk

Mozilla CEO Firestorm Likely Violated California Law - http://tech.slashdot.org/story/14/04/08/1848252/mozilla-ceo-firestorm-likely-violated-california-law er, no, he resigned, actually...

Vine Dad Feels Your Parenting Pain - http://mashable.com/2014/04/08/bottlerocket-vine-dad/ epic

Chamber Of Commerce, Main Lobbyists Behind SOPA, Suddenly Wooing Silicon Valley - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140404/22335426808/chamber-commerce-main-lobbyists-behind-sopa-suddenly-wooing-silicon-valley.shtml uh-oh - be afraid...

Singapore decides 'three strikes' laws are too intrusive - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/08/block_infringing_sites_dont_snoop_on_users_says_singapore/ well, well, well #3strikes #sg

#AU steals a march on NZ and US on agriculture in #TPP - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1404/S00113/fta-steals-a-march-on-nz-and-us-on-agriculture-in-tppa.htm and the US is hopping mad... #japan

 Obama privacy chief wants NSA phone-snooping program to end now - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/04/obama-privacy-chief-wants-nsa-phone-snooping-program-to-end-now/ don't we all?

 LAPD officers monkey-wrenched cop-monitoring gear in patrol cars - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/04/lapd-officers-monkey-wrenched-cop-monitoring-gear-in-patrol-cars/  scared of sunlight?

#Snowden Speaks: A Vanity Fair Exclusive - http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2014/04/edward-snowden-interview "a 20,000-word narrative in Vanity Fair’s May issue"; sounds interesting

Colombia’s Breadbasket Feels the Pinch of Free Trade - http://www.bilaterals.org/?colombia-s-breadbasket-feels-the " prohibited farmers from saving their own seeds for future"

Galaxy Cluster Is Cosmic Magnifying Glass 4 Hubble - http://mashable.com/2014/04/08/galaxy-cluster-hubble-telescope/ warning: do not look at this pic unless you feel self-confident

Agora os documentos vazados por Edward #Snowden estão armazenados em um banco de dados público - http://gizmodo.uol.com.br/banco-de-dados-documentos-nsa/ #nsa



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