MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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August 2013

Dream comes true? King estate milks a copyright preserving, you know, the ‘public benefit’. This system is broken::wapo.st/17kHZP5

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RT @insteconomics: Possibly the only good idea Jim Cairns ever had: tinyurl.com/qxhrxjf

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AFL a cartel? Or “natural” monopoly? Could a new entrant find demand to justify investments at competitive scale? catallaxyfiles.com/2013/08/29/the…

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A DNS attack only. NYT is reachable at it’s IP address: http://170.149.168.130/ and reporting the problem is.gd/pRKnFv

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Can’t reach NYTImes.com. Story seems to be that the Syrians hacked Melbourne IT, the NYTImes registrar:: is.gd/vyRA0x

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DEShellenberger Experts Point To Long, Glorious History Of Successful U.S. Bombing Campaigns onion.com/14Be72i via @TheOnion

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What fool would believe, after Iraq, that intelligence on Syrian war was ‘irrefutable’ or expect ‘punishment’ by bombs to help anything?

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RT @VicAlhadeff: “The UN has elected Robert Mugabe…” Not really. UNWTO Assembly is in Zimbabwe this year. HOS is usually the titular chair.

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Good grief…an actual blog postis.gd/rSJ1UB5v (incautious, possibly; even rude… )

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Seems USA might use Tomahawk drones to punish Syria for the ‘moral obscenity’ of killing civilians by other means online.wsj.com/article/SB1000…

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kw_watson Why not just zero duty? RT @insidetrade: Australia To Push TPP Provision On Temporary Entry Of Pallets, Packaging bit.ly/16DXf71

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scruzin Be a cluey voter and vote below the line! ClueyVoter now even more secure with SSL: clueyvoter.com

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RT @OldPaddler: TPP excites more scepticism economist.com/news/asia/2158… <— “Of 29 proposed chapters, 15 have yet to be negotiated”

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Gary Banks on why entrenched rent-seeking is a bigger threat to our prosperity than population ageing or the GFC is.gd/qLZOQ2

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Northern development policy? Hughes promised one, Lyons too. Brits suggested giving it to Japan as a peace offering! is.gd/dAEWWD

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insteconomics David Uren: “The anti-dumping policies of both parties are a reminder of how much we have forgotten” theaustralian.com.au/business/opini…

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Only 9% of PRISM intercepts fm upstream ‘wire taps’. Most of 250m intercepts fm service providers (Ggl, FB, Tw etc?) is.gd/SnjXNL

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An important paper on the need to improve scientific method in economics: +1 for replication (via @MargRev) is.gd/i3c2X7

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RT @WorldTradeLaw: Malaysia Cabinet drops TPP timeline bit.ly/167GEZ5 I’d like to see a CBA of IP provisions for Australia, too!

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Great fun at Bell’s “Comedy of Errors” last night. What farces from the 1990s will last 400 years — or 2200 considering CoE is part Plautus?

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@howserob Occam’s rule needed. The main problems for ‘supply chain’ trade are dealt with in WTO 1.0. My take here: is.gd/U8BH5w

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How to manage complex government? Humility: all policy is experiment. Use controls + trials, review, adjust, repeat. is.gd/9EH9vq

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“Copyright infringement? It’s just a few digits of π! They were always there!”::github.com/philipl/pifs

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Context for the Indonesian move? RT @howserob: Tobacco state protest could hurt Obama trade deal salon.com/2013/08/13/tob… via @Salon

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Indonesia seems keen to retaliate in the Clove Cigarettes trade complaint against USA. Maybe a risky move::is.gd/KRG2Yk

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Half way through a lost decade, “the euro-zone economy is still 3% smaller than in early 2008”::is.gd/UFBccN

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I imagine “trust capital” is like institutional efficiency. What is the cost to the US (any) economy of its loss?::schneier.com/blog/archives/…

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Oops… Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook… [acronyms!!]

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Quick prep. for tomorrow’s Pre-Election Fiscal & Policy Outlook yfrog.com/g085mtp ::download here::is.gd/UyDwI5

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Remarkable selections from writings on capitalism before Adam Smith: “Commerce, Culture, and Liberty” by Henry Clark is.gd/w2EsZk

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Marles: “We need an FTA with China but got nowhere in the past seven years.. Please re-elect us”. Interesting pitch! theaustralian.com.au/news/we-need-c…

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“There is no known vaccine against the risks posed by a man as consumed by means as he is barren of ends” @HenryErgas theaustralian.com.au/opinion/column…

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Useless and obscure FIRB bureaucracy pretending to ‘guard the gates’ to Aus investment market should be abolished is.gd/zxrR2G

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insteconomics Post-election environment ripe for renewed outbreak of FDI protectionism theaustralian.com.au/business/compa…

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RT @snlester: My short rant about copyright terms in the TPP: bit.ly/11Pw0Zm AUSFTA requires life+70. An unwarranted hidden subsidy.

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@howserob, enjoyed, learned from, your “Montesquieu on Commerce, Conquest, War, and Peace” in the Brook. J. Intʼl Law, thanks!

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IBM says NBN bill “not that much” @ $40bn (as if!). Our taxes not their worry! NBN = blank cheque for tech providers. theaustralian.com.au/business/compa…

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“Give Manning & Snowden the Nobel Peace Prize”::salon.com/2013/08/03/giv… Better to protect Snowden, pardon Manning than this messy gesture.

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C Kenny on what I like most (he acts on his principles) and least (he undervalues markets) about T Abbott’s policies::theaustralian.com.au/opinion/abbott…

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“…it’s interesting that the Taliban were the first to report [the hunger strike]” Force-feeding the ‘detainees’ goo.gl/I9Tzee

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