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Still here in Aarhus… enjoy some of the stuff I’m reading:

March 25, 2009

Security flaws halt work on ContactPoint child database:
http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/families/article5962974.ece

Social network sites ‘monitored’:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7962631.stm

Coping:  Silently Self-Profiling — YOU: (Part way down on this page – might have rolled off when you get there, take a look it is worth it!
http://www.urbansurvival.com/week.htm

Anti-terror strategy highlights threat of small ‘terrorist groups’ :
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/5041633/Anti-terror-strategy-highlights-threat-of-small-terrorist-groups.html

We are about to take the war against terror to a new level:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/mar/22/gordon-brown-terrorism

Counter-terror training ‘flawed’:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7961934.stm

US prepared to ‘do more’ to fight Mexican drug cartels:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthecaribbean/mexico/5046552/US-prepared-to-do-more-to-fight-Mexican-drug-cartels.html

G20 links…
‘No extra cash’ for UK economy, Bank of England chief warns :
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/financialcrisis/5043866/No-extra-cash-for-UK-economy-Bank-of-England-chief-warns.html

Brown Seeks Central Role for Europe in Solving Financial Crisis:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123790746940725861.html

China calls for new reserve currency:
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7851925a-17a2-11de-8c9d-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1

China ‘super currency’ call shows G-20 ambition :
http://business.smh.com.au/business/world-business/china-super-currency-call-shows-g20-ambition-20090325-9997.html

Geithner, Bernanke reject China currency proposal:
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Geithner-Bernanke-reject-China-currency/story.aspx?guid={7B77BC42-BCED-4568-9FB4-22493E84CCB2}

There are some who think a global currency would be a good idea…
China weighs paper gold against dollar as reserve currency:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/breakingviewscom/5042739/Paper-gold-nice-idea-shame-about-the-politics.html

IMF announces major lending reform:
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/imf-announces-major-lending-reform-20090325-997o.html

Geithner seeks new, unprecedented powers:
http://www.komonews.com/news/national/41750732.html

Geithner Asks Congress for Broad Power to Seize Firms:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/24/AR2009032400847.html?hpid=topnews

Geithner rescue package ‘robbery of the American people’:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/recession/5045421/Geithner-rescue-package-robbery-of-the-American-people.html

FEMA’s Citizen Corps…
http://www.citizencorps.gov/

The Bank Implode-O-Meter:
http://bankimplode.com/

‘Sick’ aviation industry on a flight path to $4.7bn losses, warns IATA
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/5044703/Sick-aviation-industry-on-a-flight-path-to-4.7bn-losses-warns-IATA.html

Singapore Air’s Empty Business Class Seats Cost It Top Ranking:
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=a6Varzr3ara4&refer=exclusive

Pedal Power May Help New Zealand Lure Tourists, Revive Economy:
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=a5N.hFEvK5hI&refer=exclusive

Japan’s February exports halved:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7962656.stm

Global trade ‘will shrink by 9%’ :
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7960416.stm

Ambrose is BACK!!!
Czech Republic joins East Europe’s falling dominoes :
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/financialcrisis/5045771/Czech-Republic-joins-East-Europes-falling-dominoes.html

Great Firewall of China blocks access to You Tube. Again:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article5972245.ece

China: Youtube confirms blocked. For what reason?:
http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2009/03/25/china-youtube-confirms-blocked-for-what-reason/

Recession rallies G20 protesters:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7946068.stm

And finally, some good news for a road-warrier like myself
EU slashes mobile phone charges for calls, texts and data roaming:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/5045040/EU-slashes-mobile-phone-charges-for-calls-texts-and-data-roaming.html

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One Comment leave one →
  1. seweyesea permalink
    March 25, 2009 1:23 PM

    “some” of the stuff??? How do you manage to find all this AND keep a job? Seems like maintaining this blog and your YT vids would be full-time work!

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