Tuesday, 24 February 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150222 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/02/150222.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

The Spy Cables: A glimpse into the world of espionage - http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/02/spy-cables-world-espionage-snowden-guardian-mi6-cia-ssa-mossad-iran-southafrica-leak-150218100147229.html looks big: so where have these come from? #AlJazeera

Here Comes the #ACTA Attack - Again - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/acta-3599041/ looks like they're gearing up to try one more... #copyright

"Freer trade with US will create economic opportunities for Germany." - http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-15-4473_en.htm sure, for some; but some will lose out #TTIP

"exports from US to EU would lower prices and boost choice for consumers" - but US megafarms will also destroy small-scale EU farms #TTIP

"freedom to trade across the Atlantic, #TTIP will create opportunity throughout our economy." economies of scale give power to corporations

"In the age of Snowden, it is easy to focus on our differences" - as we must if we are to roll back US blanket surveillance of the world

Total Wipes Decides The Word 'Download' Means Infringement, Issues DMCA Takedown Loaded With Non-Infringing URLs - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150222/12492130106/total-wipes-decides-word-download-means-infringement-issues-dmca-takedown-loaded-with-non-infringing-urls.shtml

great, detailed debunking of claims that #TTIP will be good for #SMEs - https://moreforsmesthanttip.wordpress.com/ the facts say otherwise

German minister warns of EU decline if #TTIP fails - http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/23/us-germany-trade-ttip-idUSKBN0LR1DS20150223 that's an argument for engagement with #China, not aggression

Square Kilometre Array and #OpenSource - http://catalyst.net.nz/show-and-tell/blog/square-kilometre-array-and-open-source great story about "mankind's largest science project ever"

Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution & the EPA - http://www.independentsciencenews.org/health/poison-spring-the-secret-history-of-pollution-and-the-epa/ appalling; confirms we must defend #PrecautionaryPrinciple

 Streit über #TTIP: In der Freihandels-Kampfzone - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/freihandelsabkommen-ttip-skepsis-der-deutschen-waechst-a-1020031.html "Immer mehr Deutsche misstrauen dem Handelspakt"

#TTIP -  "good deal for Europe, good deal for Germany" -  oh, really? prove it - where are your facts now,@EU_Commission? just pious hopes

#TTIP: "Null komma fünf, das ist ein anderes Wort für nichts" - http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/freihandelsabkommen-ttip-skepsis-der-deutschen-waechst-a-1020031.html those are the @EU_Commission's*own* facts...

Un pacte commercial massif UE-USA contre l’abandon du BDS ? - http://www.bilaterals.org/?un-pacte-commercial-massif-ue-usa is that what trade deals are for? #TTIP

Leaked cables show Netanyahu’s #Iran bomb claim contradicted by Mossad - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/23/leaked-spy-cables-netanyahu-iran-bomb-mossad #awkward

important: "highlights the increasing inability of intelligence agencies to keep their secrets secure." - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/23/leaked-spy-cables-netanyahu-iran-bomb-mossad

Mega pig farm proposal proves too much of a stink for Environment Agency - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/23/mega-pig-farm-proposal-stink-environment-agency-refuses-permit-derbyshire well done, them

has #GCHQ's #Gemalto hack broken the Internet of Things? - http://fm4.orf.at/stories/1754449/ important analysis for #IoT, but also for #netneutrality

Big Meat Lobby to Attack New Dietary Guidelines - http://www.iatp.org/blog/201502/big-meat-lobby-to-attack-new-dietary-guidelines Big Meat puts profits before people, of course

#TTIP & #CETA: SPD muss Gabriel stoppen! - http://www.mehr-demokratie.de/gabriel_stoppen.html @sigmargabriel hardly listening to his party members here...

There exists a classical model of the photon after all - https://www.lightbluetouchpaper.org/2015/02/23/maxwell/ sounds pretty big if confirmed

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