Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 16024 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/02/160224.html yesterday's tweets as a single page
#Iran elections: stakes are high as reformists seek further political gains - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/25/iran-elections-stakes-are-high-as-reformists-seek-further-political-gains let's hope
#BT told to open up network, but #Ofcom stops short of ordering Openreach split - http://arstechnica.co.uk/business/2016/02/bt-told-to-open-up-network-but-ofcom-stops-short-of-ordering-openreach-split/ but is that enough?
#Google’s @DeepMindAI group working with NHS to develop patient care software - http://arstechnica.co.uk/business/2016/02/googles-deepmind-ai-group-working-with-nhs-to-develop-patient-care-software/ interesting: & where will AI fit in?
No, Virtual Reality Won't Make Us Fat, Stupid Slaves Of Mark Zuckerberg - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160224/05235033694/no-virtual-reality-wont-make-us-fat-stupid-slaves-mark-zuckerberg.shtml #VR
European spy tech sold to ultra-secret branch of Egyptian gov’t, claims new report - http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2016/02/european-spy-tech-sold-to-secret-branch-of-egyptian-intelligence-claims-new-report/ #eg
German #SMEs join forces to resist #TTIP - http://www.dw.com/en/german-smes-join-forces-to-resist-ttip/av-19065466 "doubts among some small and midsized businesses in Germany."
EU parliament votes for embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/25/eu-parliament-votes-for-embargo-on-arms-sales-to-saudi-arabia "ratchets up pressure on Riyadh"
This app will give you near real-time alerts whenever deforestation happens - http://mashable.com/2016/02/24/app-detects-deforestation/ great idea; hope it makes a difference
New EU law links animal welfare with human health - http://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/new-eu-law-links-animal-welfare-with-human-health/ more good stuff from @Europarl_EN
The jobs tradeoffs in the #TPP trade deal - http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0225-baker-trans-pacific-trade-20160225-story.html "the stronger rules on patents and copyrights are not good news."
You Might Soon Need #Aadhar Cards To Get New SIMs - http://www.nextbigwhat.com/aadhar-get-new-sims-171972-297/ slippery slope time...
Math denialism: #crypto backdoors and #DRM are the alternative medicine of computer science - http://boingboing.net/2016/02/24/math-denialism-crypto-backdoo.html good analogies
Nissan’s connected car app offline after shocking vulnerability revealed - http://arstechnica.co.uk/cars/2016/02/nissans-connected-car-app-offline-after-shocking-vulnerability-revealed/ beep-beep #IoT
#Japan Police Arrest 44 in Nationwide Internet Piracy Crackdown - https://torrentfreak.com/japan-police-arrest-44-in-nationwide-internet-piracy-crackdown-160224/ sounds disproportionate #copyright
UK likely to ratify Unified Patent Court after EU referendum - http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2016/february/uk-likely-to-ratify-unified-patent-court-after-eu-referendum/ be bonkers to do it before #UPC
#Poland says to cancel bilateral investment treaties - http://www.globalpost.com/article/6738223/2016/02/25/poland-says-cancel-bilateral-investment-treaties #ISDS the problem
.@EU_Commission plans to relicense controversial weedkiller - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/24/weedkiller-glyphosate-controversial-european-commission-plans-relicense using secret "data" from companies; something to hide?
Das #TTIP-Verhandlungsbarometer - https://correctiv.org/recherchen/ttip/verhandlungsbarometer/ "wie weit die Verhandlungen gediehen sind"; useful
EU poultry sector concerned about #TTIP deal - http://www.bilaterals.org/?eu-poultry-sector-concerned-about "animal welfare regulations in the EU are different & often stricter"
No fin whales to be hunted in #Iceland this summer - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/25/no-fin-whales-to-be-hunted-in-iceland-this-summer "whale meat contains high levels of toxins"
320 million rabbits permanently confined in tiny, barren cages - https://action.ciwf.org.uk//ea-action/action?ea.client.id=119&ea.campaign.id=48034 sickening EU suffering: pl. sign petition to end it
#Disney CEO asks employees to chip in to pay #copyright lobbyists - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/02/disney-ceo-asks-employees-to-chip-in-to-pay-copyright-lobbyists/ wants money to lobby for #TPP ratification
Never too young: Iowa house passes bill to let children of all ages handle #guns - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/feb/25/iowa-passes-bill-children-handle-guns natural selection at work...
Sci-Hub as necessary, effective civil disobedience - http://bjoern.brembs.net/2016/02/sci-hub-as-necessary-effective-civil-disobedience/ fine, fierce piece by @brembs(v @MikeTaylor)#copyright