Thursday, 27 August 2015

150827


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150826 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/08/150826.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Horses 'neglected for 15 years' found with 3ft-long hooves - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/horses-neglected-for-15-years-found-with-3ftlong-hooves-10473164.html appalling neglect

Pesticides pose risk to bees, EU watchdog says - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/agriculture-food/pesticides-pose-risk-bees-eu-watchdog-says-317105 "pesticides made by Bayer CropScience and Syngenta pose a risk"

Brussels launches public consultation on geo-blocking - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/brussels-launches-public-consultation-geo-blocking-317091 about time too #EU

LG Made A Full-Size Keyboard For Mobiles That Folds Into A Stick To Fit In Your Bag - http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/26/lg-made-a-full-size-keyboard-for-mobiles-that-folds-into-a-stick-to-fit-in-your-bag/?ncid=rss clever

​The Nations That Will Be Hardest Hit by #Water Shortages by 2040 - http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-nations-that-will-be-hardest-hit-by-water-shortages-by-2040 we need to start addressing this now


Net migration to UK hits record high of 330,000 - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/aug/27/net-migration-predicted-to-hit-record-level #Tories are dogmatic morons: this is great news for economy/society


Thousands have died after being found fit for work: DWP figures - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/aug/27/thousands-died-after-fit-for-work-assessment-dwp-figures Tories know that only shirkers use death as excuse

Consultation on the review of the EU Satellite and Cable Directive - https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/consultation-review-eu-satellite-and-cable-directive your chance to have say on #geoblocking

EU's and US' new trade deal threatens progressive business - http://chemsec.org/news/news-2015/july-september1/1473-why-eu-s-and-us-new-trade-deal-threatens-progressive-business "create new opportunities 2 weaken stronger rules" #TTIP

UK police triples use of ad-hijacking tech on alleged piracy websites - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/08/uk-police-triples-use-of-ad-hijacking-tech-on-alleged-piracy-websites/ er, can they do that?

Microscopic zoom-in on a bacterium on a diatom on an amphipod - http://boingboing.net/2015/08/27/microscopic-zoom-in-on-a-bacte.html impressive

#TTIP deal: Business lobbyists dominate talks at expense of trade unions and NGOs - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ttip-deal-business-lobbyists-dominate-talks-at-expense-of-trade-unions-and-ngos-10475073.html so much for fairness (v @PCGTW)

#TPP Must Not Undermine North America’s Dairy Sector - http://www.citizenstrade.org/ctc/blog/2015/08/27/expanded-trade-in-the-tpp-must-not-undermine-north-americas-dairy-sector/ "“I believe the TPP interferes with government’s obligations"

Tobacco Industry's Interest In Trade Negotiations? Totally Redacted - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150826/16180232073/tobacco-industrys-interest-trade-negotiations-totally-redacted.shtml which is totally outrageous #TTIP

Man found to have been shedding virulent strain of polio for 30 years - http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/aug/27/man-found-to-have-been-shedding-virulent-strain-of-polio-for-30-years yikes

.@SeaWorld criticism surges online after Harry Styles speaks out, analysts report - http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/aug/27/seaworld-harry-styles-negative-online-comments time to shut the whole lot down


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