Sunday, 21 June 2015

150620


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150619 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.se/2015/06/150619.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Why ‘Fast Track’ Was Defeated Once — & Why Was Right Decision - http://www.rollcall.com/news/-242449-1.html "time for constructive engagement at home & abroad"

Naomi Oreskes, a Lightning Rod in a Changing Climate - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/16/science/naomi-oreskes-a-lightning-rod-in-a-changing-climate.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&_r=0 hugely important work (v @DrRimmer)#climatechange

Contested #AU legislation over illegal downloads - http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2015/s4258735.htm #copyright is not fit for the digital age

"what it will effectively leave #Australia with is a really important building block for an Internet filter" - http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2015/s4258736.htm

Pirate Bay's Sunde says #AU's proposed website blocking scheme won't deter downloaders - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-19/pirate-bay-cofounder-mocks-proposed-website-blocking-legislation/6559288 spreads contempt for law

Vicar likens homosexuality to paedophilia and adultery - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/19/hull-vicar-likens-homosexuality-paedophilia-adultery gotta love that christian compassion...

Police crack down on activists on eve of London austerity march - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/19/police-crack-down-on-activists-on-eve-of-london-austerity-march "politically motivated crackdown"

BBC receives warning over bias from John Whittingdale - http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/jun/20/bbc-receives-warning-over-bias-from-john-whittingdale I agree: it's totally pro-UK government these days...

All choked up: did Britain's dirty air make me dangerously ill? - http://www.theguardian.com/global/2015/jun/20/britain-london-pollution-air-quality-health disgraceful that this is still a problem

IMAX apologizes to Ars for its trademark retraction demand - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/06/imax-apologizes-to-ars-for-its-trademark-retraction-demand/ damn right...

George Osborne wants to sell off £23 billion of our public assets - http://weownit.org.uk/take-action/dont-sell-our-top-trumps stop another giveaway to his rich mates

MRSA in pork: farming leaders join calls for clampdown on illegal antibiotics use - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jun/20/mrsa-in-pork-farming-leaders-join-calls-for-clampdown-on-illegal-antibiotics-use kudos to them: UK gov must act

English Court takes step towards making private copying illegal again - http://www.technollama.co.uk/english-court-takes-step-towards-making-private-copying-illegal-again excellent analysis of where judge is wrong

Take Action to Stop Fast Track: Write to Your Representative to Oppose Fast Track in June 23 vote  - https://action.citizen.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=12838 #TPP

#Japan plans unilateral restart to Antarctic #whaling in 2015, says official - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/20/japan-plans-unilateral-restart-to-antarctic-whaling-in-2015-says-official pig-headed egotists: shame on them

Anti-austerity protests - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/20/tens-thousands-rally-uk-protest-against-austerity "between 70,000 and 150,000 estimated to have marched in central #London" #AusterityMarch

When Piracy Gets Too Easy, Expect a Big Response - http://torrentfreak.com/when-piracy-gets-too-easy-expect-a-big-response-150620/ how about offering great content at a decent price? too hard?


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