Friday, 25 September 2015

150925


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150924 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/09/150924.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Groser unsure whether #TPP meeting worthwhile - http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/285237/groser-unsure-whether-tpp-meeting-worthwhile nah, waste of time, mate - take it from me... #NZ

#NZ: TPP's Glass half empty - even with ABs milk - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=11518419 "there are no chinks of compromise on dairy."

Auto Industry's Own Study Demolishes Case For Car Safety Harmonization In #TTIP - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150924/09143632357/auto-industrys-own-study-demolishes-case-car-safety-harmonization-taftattip.shtml not much left... #awkward

Klage gegen Atomausstieg: EU unterstützt Deutschland im Streit mit Vattenfall - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/vattenfall-klage-eu-unterstuetzt-deutschland-a-1054667.html oh look: EC fighting against #ISDS

German art historian to become first foreign director of British Museum - http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/sep/25/german-art-historian-first-foreign-director-british-museum-hartwig-fischer good idea

"industrial farming is responsible for more pain and misery than all the wars of history put together" - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/sep/25/industrial-farming-one-worst-crimes-history-ethical-question #TTIP

Cannabis 'forest' discovered in south-west London - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/25/cannabis-forest-discovered-in-south-west-london-kingston-upon-thames well, Kingston - what do you expect?

NHS-approved health apps put patient privacy and health at risk, says study - http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2015/09/nhs-approved-health-apps-put-patient-privacy-and-health-at-risk/ not good

“#Snowden Treaty” proposed to curtail mass surveillance & protect whistleblowers - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/09/snowden-treaty-proposed-to-curtail-mass-surveillance-and-protect-whistleblowers/ nice idea, will it do anything?

Stop animal cruelty - save lives - https://secure.avaaz.org/en/antibiotics_factory_farms_rb_loc_/ "ban the preventative use of #antibiotics in livestock farming"

Cold, hard data: inside #Facebook's Swedish hub near the Arctic Circle - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/25/facebook-datacentre-lulea-sweden-node-pole will come in handy if #SafeHarbour goes

#GCHQ: Record the website browsing habits of “every visible user on the Internet.” - https://theintercept.com/2015/09/25/gchq-radio-porn-spies-track-web-users-online-identities/ with legal authorisation at all

EU "moves to water-down risk assessment procedures for agri-biotech" - http://ttip2015.eu/blog-detail/blog/GMOs%20TTIP%20EFSA.html important analysis; #EFSA a disgrace #TTIP

Twitch’s hypocritical nudity policy shows it’s out of touch with the modern world - http://arstechnica.co.uk/gaming/2015/09/twitchs-hypocritical-nudity-policy-shows-its-out-of-touch-with-the-modern-world/ ridiculous

EU consultation: Regulations for platforms, online intermediaries, data & cloud computing, collaborative economy - https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/Platforms/

EU consultation: #geoblocking and other geographically-based restrictions when shopping,  accessing info in EU - https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/geoblocksurvey2015

Now That Nielsen Can Actually Be Bothered To Track Internet Video, The Numbers For Traditional TV Are Getting Ugly - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150924/06170332356/now-that-nielsen-can-actually-be-bothered-to-track-internet-video-numbers-traditional-tv-are-getting-ugly.shtml

People Who Need to Pee Are Better at Lying - https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2015/09/people_who_need.html ha!

"anger public often enough, & public support for the IP system may begin to be called into question" - http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2015/09/the-happy-birthday-saga-when-it-may.html already has

#London tube gains regenerative braking tech that can power whole stations - http://arstechnica.co.uk/cars/2015/09/london-tube-gains-regenerative-braking-tech-that-can-power-whole-stations/ clever

big: #GCHQ regards your ID, userid & password as metadata, & therefore thinks it can "legally" intercept them - https://theintercept.com/document/2015/09/25/content-metadata-matrix

Pope Francis asserts 'right of the environment' in speech to UN - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/25/pope-francis-asserts-right-environment-un nice

German MEPs oppose stricter car emissions tests - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/transport/german-meps-oppose-stricter-car-emissions-tests-317981 shame on them #vw

tech companies set out 'red lines' on new EU privacy law - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/infosociety/irked-tech-companies-set-out-red-lines-upcoming-privacy-law-317983 hey, you do what law says, you don't say what it does

#TTIP Could Lead To Jobs, Access To Better Drugs, Says Pharma - http://www.ip-watch.org/2015/09/25/ttip-could-lead-to-jobs-access-to-better-drugs-says-pharma/ usual lies about more "incentives" needed 4 research

VW Whistleblower: 'We Gave EPA Diesel Emissions Data In 2014' - http://www.ibtimes.com/volkswagen-whistleblower-we-gave-epa-diesel-emissions-data-2014-2114511 so much for the idea US stds more rigorous than EU's

Osborne presses on with Hinkley power station despite criticism - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/sep/25/george-osborne-presses-on-with-hinkley-power-station-despite-criticism even business is saying don't do it...


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