Wednesday, 28 September 2016

160928


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160927 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160927.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Local Lawyers Challenge New Kuwaiti Law Creating Mandatory DNA Database Of All Citizens And Visitors - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160926/08210835631/local-lawyers-challenge-new-kuwaiti-law-creating-mandatory-dna-database-all-citizens-visitors.shtml well done

The Internet Of Poorly Secured Things Is Fueling Unprecedented, Massive New DDoS Attacks - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160926/09571235632/internet-poorly-secured-things-is-fueling-unprecedented-massive-new-ddos-attacks.shtml great headline #IoT

Cloud providers draw battle lines against #TISA, will keep personal data in the EU - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/cloud-providers-draw-battle-lines-against-tisa-will-keep-personal-data-in-the-eu/ big fight coming

Putin will recreate KGB by merging FSB with foreign intelligence service—report - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/putin-kgb-mgb-combined-svr-fsb/ interesting times... #russia


help IFAW protect #elephants from being stolen from the wild. http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/get-involved/help-protect-wild-elephants elephants need our help urgently

Big Pharma lobbying in #TTIP: Bad news for patients - http://www.bilaterals.org/?big-pharma-lobbying-in-ttip-bad

MEPs protest industry “reading room” for secret glyphosate studies - http://www.gmwatch.org/news/latest-news/17241-meps-protest-industry-reading-room-for-secret-glyphosate-studies appalling lack of transparency for health issue

EU’s new lobbying rules are timid, shameless say transparency orgs - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/eu-commission-lobbying-transparency-register/  “mandatory,” but not legally binding - riight

Senate overrides Obama's veto of bill letting families sue Saudi Arabia - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/28/senate-obama-veto-september-11-bill-saudi-arabia "US vulnerable to retaliatory litigation"

Executive Director post now being recruited at War on Want - http://prospect-us.co.uk/jobs/details/hq00168078 £70K salary....

#Pangolins thrown a lifeline at global wildlife summit with total trade ban - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/28/pangolins-thrown-a-lifeline-at-global-wildlife-summit-with-total-trade-ban hooray, at last - hope it helps


Tuesday, 27 September 2016

160927


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160926 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160926.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Are #Brexit and EU’s new unitary patent plans inherently incompatible? - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/brexit-eu-unitary-patent-plans-legal-analysis/ well, this is a bit awkward #UPC #patents

Revealed: how senior Laos officials cut deals with animal traffickers - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/27/revealed-how-senior-laos-officials-cut-deals-with-animal-traffickers time for serious sanctions against #laos

ICC sentences Islamic militant to nine years for Timbuktu destruction - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/27/timbuktu-shrines-icc-sentences-islamic-militant-nine-years-destruction-ahmad-al-faqi-al-mahdi important precedent

A GUE/NGL report - CETA: TTIP in a canadian disguise - http://www.guengl.eu/uploads/publications-documents/CETA_Sept_2016_interactive.pdf everyone's saying it…


EU's Proposed #Copyright Directive Likely To Be A Wonderful Gift -- 4 US Internet Giants - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160923/09161035602/eus-proposed-copyright-directive-is-likely-to-be-wonderful-gift-us-internet-giants.shtml well done,@EU_Commission


Monday, 26 September 2016

160926


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160925 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160925.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TTIP on its deathbed, but #CETA moves forward despite growing concerns - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/ttip-dying-ceta-new-analysis/ new reports detail key problems

criminals making millions from illegal wildlife trafficking - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/26/revealed-the-criminals-making-millions-from-illegal-wildlife-trafficking good work by @guardian; we must support them; I have



UK government should endorse security of #smartmeters, say MPs - http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2016/september/uk-government-should-endorse-security-of-smart-meters-say-mps/ designed by GCHQ: yeah, no privacy issues at all


Sunday, 25 September 2016

160925


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160924 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160924.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

European Space Agency accused of 'having a problem with promoting women' - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/sep/25/european-space-agency-accused-of-having-a-problem-with-promoting-women needs fixing now

The Democratization of Censorship - http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/09/the-democratization-of-censorship/ hugely important post: we have a big problem we need to solve


160924


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160923 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2016/09/160923.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

German Library Claims #Copyright on “Nazi Anthem,” Censors Documentary on YouTube - https://torrentfreak.com/german-library-claims-copyright-nazi-anthem-censors-documentary-youtube-160924/

#TISA and the Privatization of Public Services - http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/23/tisa-and-the-privatization-of-public-services/ yet another threat…

Canadian town steams over Nestlé bid to control local spring water well - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/24/canada-nestle-water-well-bid-centre-wellington no privatisation for the ultimate resource

Friday, 23 September 2016

160923


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160922 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160922.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Why a President Trump will probably be okay, in one simple sentence ... - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11715022 this is very well done

How your Oculus Rift is secretly funding Donald Trump’s racist meme wars - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/how-your-oculus-rift-is-secretly-funding-donald-trumps-racist-meme-wars/ not good

#Norway's wolf cull pits sheep farmers against conservationists - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/23/norways-wolf-cull-pits-sheep-farmers-against-conservationists wolves suffers for farmers' greed & stupidity

Waltham Forest has become the first UK public pension fund to commit to go #fossilfree - https://www.facebook.com/FossilFreeUK/photos/a.120553451465505.1073741826.116369238550593/597213547132824/?type=1&theater kudos; more, please...

Don’t be fooled by #CETA: It’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing - http://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/dont-be-fooled-by-ceta-its-a-wolf-in-sheeps-clothing/ #ISDS still devastatingly anti-democratic



Thursday, 22 September 2016

160922


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160921 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/09/160921.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#TPP gains negated by farm losses - http://canadians.org/media/tpp-gains-negated-farm-losses I missed this before


Pesticide manufacturers' own tests reveal serious harm to honeybees - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/22/pesticide-manufacturers-own-tests-reveal-serious-harm-to-honeybees oh, what a surprise; not

Help Send Conservancy to Embedded Linux Conference Europe - http://ebb.org/bkuhn/blog/2016/09/21/lf-elc-eu.html

Solar PV Poised to Boom in #Africa Thanks to Declining Costs - http://www.irena.org/menu/index.aspx?mnu=Subcat&PriMenuID=36&CatID=141&SubcatID=2744 be crazy not to adopt this technology widely

Indigenous Australians know we're the oldest living culture – it's in our Dreamtime - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/22/indigenous-australians-know-were-the-oldest-living-culture-its-in-our-dreamtime hope they get more respect

#Belgium unveils plans for its own highly intrusive Snoopers’ Charter - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/09/belgium-new-surveillance-law/ more bad moves... #surveillance #be

Out of #China’s Dusty Northwest Corner, a #Solar Behemoth Arises - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-20/out-of-china-s-dusty-northwest-corner-a-solar-behemoth-arises "capacity of 2 gigawatts when complete"

ePrivacy Directive: The European Commission Must Commit to Confidentiality of the Communications - https://www.laquadrature.net/en/ePrivacy-open-letter-Commission

Paris Agreement: Saving face and negating Trump - http://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/paris-agreement-saving-face-and-negating-trump/ critically important

Biden sees 'less than even chance' of U.S. Congress approving #TPP deal - http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-biden-idUSKCN11S03W?il=0 going down