Saturday, 28 February 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150226 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

US spy chief James Clapper highlights cyber threats - why hasn't this man been arrested for lying on surveillance?

American atheist blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh - ah, yes, religion...

Ketamine control plan condemned as potential disaster for world's rural poor - callous & selfish

France makes U-turn on #TTIP arbitration - French government cannot be trusted #ISDS

"with China, it could be counter-productive to categorically refuse ISDS" - no: China will want it to turn against EU

Stop TTIP európai polgári kezdeményezés - #hu

EU Trade Secrets Directive Threatens Scientific #OpenData - need to head off this threat #alltrials

Under U.S. Pressure, PayPal Nukes Mega For Encrypting Files - more ridiculous bullying

Coal industry stands for progress and prosperity - one of the most risible articles I've ever read #climatechange

#Meizu to Officially Launch MX4 with #Ubuntu at MWC 2015, Will Sell It Internationally - octa-core, too... #china

#TTIP and the NHS: don't be fooled by new BBC 'leak' - good analysis, makes important points #ISDS

In Wake Of NSA Leaks, #China Drops Major US Tech Companies From Its Approved Supplier List - this was inevitable

Forthcoming TPP Sales Pitch So Predictable, We Decided to Predict It - this is very good - see next tweet

they say: "We should write the trade rules in #TTIP, not China." but: "*We* didn’t write #TTIP's rules – multinational corporations did"

Prince William will take plight of Africa's elephants 'behind enemy lines' in China - good luck, mate...

#china "would require technology firms to hand over encryption keys & install "backdoors" - US/UK hypocrisy much?

Did Lenovo/Superfish Break The Law? - interesting discussion

European privacy policy is not a cynical anti-competitive plot - good, fair analysis (v @PaulNemitz @IanBrownOII)

Cross-Border Data Restrictions Threatens Global Economic Growth - feeble: conflates personal data with non-personal

Analyse und Bewertung des EU-Kanada Freihandelsabkommens #CETA - important analysis of its deep, abiding flaws

Guardian's destroyed #Snowden laptop to feature in major V&A show - maybe Cameron could open the exhibition...

#China censorship sweep deletes more than 60,000 Internet accounts - only 60K? there must be many more to come...

ezahlschranke: "Süddeutsche" wird im Internet kostenpflichtig - and another one...

BKA und Europol perfektionieren „Internetbeobachtung“ und Profiling von Reisenden - "perfect" in what sense....?

UPDATE: #TTIP: A charter for deregulation, an attack on jobs, an end to democracy -

Wall Street Journal Upset That Wall Street Isn't Upset About Net Neutrality - but, aren't markets always right?

Tilt shift effect applied to van Gogh paintings - rather impressive

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