Wednesday, 23 July 2014

140723

Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140722 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/140722.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Revealed: the Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/palestinianauthority/10984259/Revealed-the-Palestinian-children-killed-by-Israeli-forces.html kudos to @Telegraph for this (v @aljwhite @Glinner)

UK Cops Brag About Using Facial Recognition Software To Capture... A Shoplifter - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140721/13152827957/uk-cops-brag-about-using-facial-recognition-software-to-capture-shoplifter.shtml more proportionate policy...

#CETA ‘should be initialed by Sep 25′: EU Trade Commissioner - http://www.bilaterals.org/?ceta-should-be-initialed-by note moral blackmail on #ISDS: we must fight this

West Sussex county council turns down shale gas exploration bid - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/22/west-sussex-county-council-turns-down-shale-gas-exploration-bid good precedent #fracking

Israel-Palestine: This is how it ends - https://secure.avaaz.org/en/israel_palestine_this_is_how_it_ends_rb/ economic boycotts worth trying...

Mike Masnick here. Founder of Techdirt, blogger, net neutrality enthusiast, tech policy obsessive. #AMA - http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/2bf512/mike_masnick_here_founder_of_techdirt_blogger_net/ #reddit

Tell the USDA: We Have the Right to Know What’s in the Dangerous Poultry ‘Modernization’ Act! - http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50865/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=14489 something to hide?


Huge Win for ODF in UK: Let's Not Mess it up - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/07/huge-win-for-odf-lets-not-mess-it-up/index.htm please: open source projects must ensure full #ODF interoperability


Activist group 2 debut barcode-scanning boycott Israel app - http://www.cnet.com/news/activist-group-to-debut-barcode-scanning-boycott-israel-app/ from March, but newly relevant (v Sara Markwith-Padgett)

Schoolgirl gets criminal record for sexting topless photo - http://metro.co.uk/2014/07/22/schoolgirl-gets-criminal-record-for-sexting-topless-photo-to-boy-4807184/ "v. serious offence": no, it's not (v @ObscenityLawyer)

#ISDS consultation stats: 149,399 received; 52K from UK, 34K from Austria, 33K from Germany [pdf] - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2014/july/tradoc_152693.pdf fantastic #TTIP

#TTIP Update XXXIII - 150,000 #ISDS Submissions - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/07/ttip-update-xxxiii/index.htm fantastic result - well done, all who replied

How #China Dismantled the #Uyghur Internet - http://thediplomat.com/2014/07/how-china-dismantled-the-uyghur-internet/ cultural genocide in the digital age (v @superglaze @feliciasonmez)

North Korea Is Not Pleased: Dance Video Features Kim Jong Un - http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/21/333771446/north-korea-is-not-pleased-dance-video-features-kim-jong-un in case you haven't seen it, well worth watching...


Please allow Arturo to have a better life at the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Canada - https://www.change.org/petitions/please-allow-arturo-to-have-a-better-life-in-the-assiniboine-park-zoo-in-canada amazing: 635K have signed this

All But Four Of High-Profile Domestic Terrorism Plots In Last Decade Were Crafted From The Ground Up By The FBI - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140722/14463127971/report-all-four-high-profile-domestic-terrorism-plots-last-decade-were-crafted-ground-up-fbi.shtml

Enough Magical Thinking on Trade - http://www.cepr.net/index.php/blogs/beat-the-press/enough-magical-thinking-on-trade great debunking of  ridiculous claims (v @TTIPBeware)#TPP #TTIP

report on Consultation on the Review of the EU #Copyright Rules - http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/consultations/2013/copyright-rules/docs/contributions/consultation-report_en.pdf unbridgeable chasm between public & (c) industries

Chikungunya virus hits the US and Europe - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25937-threatwatch-chikungunya-virus-hits-the-us-and-europe.html &  it will get much worse thanks to #climatechange denialists' efforts

Colombian Student Faces Prison Charges for Sharing Academic Article Online - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/07/colombian-student-faces-prison-charges-sharing-academic-article-online why we need #openaccess - & (c) reform

Brot für die Welt: #TTIP verschärft globale Hunger-Krise - http://www.euractiv.de/sections/entwicklungspolitik/brot-fuer-die-welt-ttip-verschaerft-globale-hunger-krise-303666 (v @Liese_Mueller)

A Special Thanks To Twitch And Namecheap For Providing The Matching Funds For @techdirt's Crowdfunding Campaign - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140723/10195527976/special-thanks-to-twitch-namecheap-providing-matching-funds-our-crowdfunding-campaign.shtml



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