Saturday, 19 April 2014

140418


 Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140417 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/04/140417.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

#snowden: Putin must be called to account on surveillance just like Obama - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/18/vladimir-putin-surveillance-us-leaders-snowden v interesting explanation of his question

#TAFTA/#TTIP: What Are The Benefits? What Are The Costs? - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140417/09391926947/taftattip-what-are-benefits-what-are-costs.shtml here are the facts they never tell you

Get #Ubuntu: 14.04 is here (in case you hadn't noticed) - http://www.ubuntu.com/download hurry hurry hurry #opensource #linux

#3Dprinting: be careful what you wish for? - http://ipkitten.blogspot.de/2014/04/3d-printing-be-careful-what-you-wish-for.html interesting discussion of implications for tax revenues...

CIO UK tax authority: "#Opensource is massively cost-effective" - https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/news/cio-uk-tax-authority-open-source-massively-cost-effective "definitively going to change our future."

#Snowden Calls BS On Putin's Answer: Says He Was Playing The Role Of Ron Wyden - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140418/00394026952/snowden-calls-bs-putins-answer-says-he-was-playing-role-ron-wyden.shtml good analysis

Whistleblowing heart doctor who aired hospital safety fears wins tribunal case - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/apr/17/legal-victory-heart-doctor-whistleblower-hospital-safety-fears great 2 see whistleblower vindicated

How a sunset might look on Earth's new cousin Kepler-186f - http://www.cnet.com/news/how-a-sunset-might-look-on-new-earth-cousin-kepler-186f/ nice #exoplanets



 Release the robo-kraken: DARPA seeks bottom-dwelling ocean attack bots - http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/04/release-the-robo-kraken-darpa-seeks-bottom-dwelling-ocean-attack-bots/ eeek


#Tencent: the secretive, Chinese tech giant that can rival Facebook and Amazon - http://www.fastcompany.com/3029119/most-innovative-companies/tencent-the-secretive-chinese-tech-giant-that-can-rival-facebook-a a name to remember; good background

Does ISDS have any place in our democracy or trade agreements? - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/ISDS%20TTIP%20consultation.html none whatsoever; the #ISDS consultation is a sham

majority of European Parliament votes in favour of regulation on investor-state lawsuits - Greens criticise result - http://www.ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/-61.html

Corporate Group Launches “Fact-Based” Trade Series, Avoids Facts - http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2014/04/corporate-group-launches-fact-based-trade-series-avoids-facts.html no suprise there... #TPP #TTIP

Stop #TTIP Protests - 15.05.2014 - https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=z2_7kVjvOAF0.kJGmGBbsABbM all around Europe; first we had #stopACTA, now #stopTTIP...

US Has A 'Secret Exception' To Reasonable Suspicion For Putting People On The No Fly List - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140417/17265226950/us-has-secret-exception-to-reasonable-suspicion-putting-people-no-fly-list.shtml police state meets kafka

CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend 'enhanced interrogation' - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/18/cia-torture-architect-enhanced-interrogation so has the warrant for his arrest gone out?

US should think twice about yet another free trade deal - http://www.nhbr.com/April-18-2014/The-US-should-think-twice-about-yet-another-free-trade-deal/ since #KORUS worked out so badly #TPP #TTIP (v @PCGTW)

.@Tresorit opens its end-to-end #encrypted file-sharing service to the public - http://thenextweb.com/apps/2014/04/18/tresorit-opens-end-end-encryption-file-sharing-service-public/ a replacement for @Dropbox?

Archaeologists Find Ancient Puppy Paw Prints on Roman Tiles - http://mashable.com/2014/04/18/paw-hoof-prints-roman-tile/ I'm surprised this isn't more common

US Government Is Paying To Undermine Internet Security, Not To Fix It - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140417/15364226949/us-government-is-paying-to-undermine-internet-security-not-to-fix-it.shtml & that's crazy

What are the likely consequences of an EU-US trade deal for our environment? - http://www.tni.org/multimedia/untangling-trade-talks interesting debate around #ISDS et al.

UK HMRC to sell taxpayers' financial data - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/apr/18/hmrc-to-sell-taxpayers-data "Plan 'borderline insane' according to senior Tory MP": yup

just watched this discussion around #ISDS with 2 commission people - http://www.tni.org/multimedia/untangling-trade-talks really important info on views - do see #TTIP

General Mills Says If You 'Like' Cheerios On Facebook, You Can No Longer Sue - http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140417/08180426946/general-mills-says-if-you-like-cheerios-facebook-you-can-no-longer-sue.shtml bonkers


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