Friday, 18 December 2015

151217


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 151216 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/12/151216.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Mass Surveillance & the European Court of Human Rights - http://eulawanalysis.blogspot.be/2015/12/zakharov-v-russia-mass-surveillance-and.html "questions about validity of systems of mass surveillance"

Does the Gates Foundation do more harm than good? - http://africasacountry.com/2015/12/does-the-gates-foundation-do-more-harm-than-good/ review of interesting book #philanthrocapitalism

The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage - http://www.bloomberg.com/features/2015-george-hotz-self-driving-car/ running #ubuntu

EU Data Protection Package – Lacking ambition but saving the basics - https://edri.org/eu-data-protection-package-lacking-ambition-but-saving-the-basics/ could have been worse, then #EUdataP

Pre-crime arrives in the UK: Better make sure your face stays off the crowdsourced watch list - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/12/pre-crime-arrives-in-the-uk-better-make-sure-your-face-stays-off-the-crowdsourced-watch-list/ slippery slopes

UK police busts karaoke “gang” 4 sharing songs that aren’t commercially available - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/12/uk-police-busts-karaoke-gang-for-sharing-songs-that-arent-commercially-available/ "commercial-scale"? I think not

UK's PRESTON collects about 4,000,000 intercepted phone calls a year - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/12/16/big_brother_born_ntac_gchq_mi5_mass_surveillance_data_slurping?page=1 shows #IPBill "debate" is a total sham


how Google enlisted members of US Congress it bankrolled to fight $6bn EU antitrust case - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/17/google-lobbyists-congress-antitrust-brussels-eu hardly surprising, no?

Big brands 'cheating' consumers with false lightbulb efficiency claims - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/17/leading-lightbulb-brands-making-false-claims-on-energy-efficiency why we need more "red tape", not less

#BlackBerry boss conciliatory tone on encryption - https://fcw.com/articles/2015/12/16/lyngaas-blackberry-crypto-wars.aspx anyone who thinks there is a crypto "middle ground" is clueless

Unilever *loves* #TTIP - http://unileverglobal.com/news/news-and-features/2015/15-12-15-be-a-unileaver-campaign/ not 'cos will make mega-corps richer, but 'cos it will make stinking poor people smell nice


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