Tuesday, 24 June 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140623 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/140623.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Lo bueno, lo malo y lo feo de la reforma propuesta a la Ley de Derechos de Autor - http://www.hiperderecho.org/2014/06/lo-bueno-lo-malo-y-lo-feo-de-la-reforma-propuesta-a-la-ley-de-derechos-de-autor/ useful analysis #peru #copyright

Consume, Conform, Obey: What Homeland Security's Targeting Of Anti-Consumerist Activities Says About Gov's Desires - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140615/15335527591/consume-conform-obey-what-homeland-securitys-targeting-anti-consumerist-activities-says-about-governments-desires.shtml

Hunt plans disclosure drive to reduce medical errors - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jun/24/jeremy-hunt-disclosure-drive-medical-errors I love openness, but this is blatant mudslinging #NHS

put another way, Hunt is adopting the "oh, look, a squirrel" approach to distract from #NHS privatisation - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jun/24/jeremy-hunt-disclosure-drive-medical-errors

New Research Shows Digitization Results In Routine Lock-Down Of Public Domain Books - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140621/02255227644/new-research-shows-digitization-results-routine-lock-down-public-domain-books.shtml real #copyright theft #NZ

#TTIP - A threat for public services - http://ttip2014.eu/blog-detail/blog/Services%20TTIP%20threat.html health, education, water, post - all endangered by #TAFTA

Microsoft Has Just Launched Its First Android Smartphone, The Nokia X2 - http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/24/nokia-x2/ well, well, well

 The Deadly Disease in Meat Health Officials Are Ignoring - http://www.alternet.org/food/deadly-disease-meat-health-officials-are-ignoring is Mad Cow Disease still a problem in US? #TTIP #TAFTA

 Why Boston Has the Best Tasting Tap Water in the Nation - http://www.alternet.org/why-boston-has-best-tasting-tap-water-nation how to do it #commons

Glenn Greenwald: 'What I Tell People Who Say They Don’t Care About Their Privacy' - http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/glenn-greenwald-heres-what-i-tell-people-who-say-they-dont-care-about-their-privacy calling their feeble bluff

#Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/24/insecticides-world-food-supplies-risk "chemicals must be phased out"

note that UK government and the National Farmers Union are against banning #neonicotinoids - the usual idiots are wrong again...

Lord Byron, Terrorist - http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2014/06/lord-byron-terrorist/ "a much greater chance of drowning in your own bath than of being killed by a terrorist"

[Updated] #TTIP Update XXX - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/06/ttip-update-xxx/index.htm more on huge dangers of #ISDS - & help for responding to EU's travesty of a consultation

 Chemie in der Landwirtschaft: Pestizide bedrohen die Tierwelt - http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/natur/pestizide-schaedlingsmittel-bedrohen-viele-tiere-a-976838.html remember: these animals are not optional...

 Swiss to study economic potential of #open source - https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/osor/news/swiss-study-economic-potential-open-source great - but we should have moved beyond this (v @schestowitz)

#Argentina's government hits back at vulture funds after US ruling - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jun/24/argentina-hits-back-vultur-funds-newspaper-advert a path 'leading to default'

Celebrating 30 Years of the X Windows System - http://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/article.php?story=20140624075726329 lest we forget...

Quaker Council for European Affairs has put together really great answers to EU's #ISDS consultation - http://www.qcea.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/QCEA-Model-Answers-for-ISDS-Consultation.odt #TTIP #TAFTA

Answering Guides for #ISDS Consultation - https://www.vrijschrift.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/158-Answering-guides-for-EU-ISDS-consultation.html yet more great thoughts to help you respond #TTIP #TAFTA

Big: EU Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) against #TTIP & #CETA soon - http://www.democracy-international.org/eci-against-ttip-and-ceta-start-soon "can request a legislative act" (v @Liese_Mueller)

$213bn illegal wildlife and charcoal trade 'funding global #terror groups' - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/24/illegal-wildlife-charcoal-trade-funding-global-terror-groups address this instead of spying on us all

EU Chief #TTIP Negotiator says #ISDS could apply to #patents & #copyight - http://infojustice.org/archives/32891 as I predicted; this is nightmare stuff

Deep Time: Targeting Another Galaxy - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=30922 fascinating cogitations #space
Table of foreign #ISDS cases and Claims under #NAFTA and other u.s. “trade” deals - https://www.citizen.org/documents/investor-state-chart.pdf really useful info

my #FOI request for emails on UK #copyright exceptions finally answered - https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/copyright_exceptions touches on many areas

Dilbert's Scott Adams Has The Best Explanation Of Innovation In Silicon Valley Today That You'll Read - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140622/07253227648/dilberts-scott-adams-has-best-explanation-innovation-silicon-valley-today-that-youll-read.shtml NB sharing

 CEO's response to the EU's consultation on #ISDS - http://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2014/06/ceos-response-commissions-consultation-investor-privileges "essential question which should have been asked" #TAFTA #TTIP

 Software público: consulta pública para novo manual de uso - http://www.linuxnewmedia.com.br/lm/noticia/software_publico_consulta_publica_para_novo_manual_de_uso #br

Hypocritical Authors Guild Photocopies Author's Book While Claiming That Scanning Works Is Infringement - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140621/21441827646/hypocritical-authors-guild-photocopies-authors-book-while-claiming-that-scanning-works-is-infringement.shtml ha!

Home secretary denies security services engaged in mass #surveillance - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jun/24/theresa-may-security-services-mass-surveillance-snoopers-charter every cliché, even "think of the children!"

Security Researchers Expose New Gold Standard In Gov/Law Enforcement #Spyware - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140624/09021027669/security-researchers-expose-new-gold-standard-governmentlaw-enforcement-spyware.shtml when you think it can't get worse...

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