Sunday, 25 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180223 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Paul Manafort’s inability to save Word files as PDFs provided the evidence necessary to indict him for fraud - he should have used #LibreOffice Writer - it’s a button on the toolbar there…

Saturday, 24 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180222 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Mep Voss’ Proposal On The Censorship Machine (#Article13): Not ‘Die Beste Idee’ Either - making a bad idea even worse #copyright

Norway Has Perfected Plastic Recycling, Here’s What The UK Can Learn From Them - come on, this isn’t rocket science - just do it

#Bali hopes to regain paradise island status with mass cleanup - good news - so sad to see this beautiful land besmirched in this way… #indonesia

UK’s aspirations for post-#Brexit trade deal an illusion, says Donald Tusk - whoops, I think they’ve noticed…

Thursday, 22 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180221 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Stronger storms mean new ‘category six’ scale may be needed - massive #climatechange powered by #GlobalWarming

‘We lose 1,400 girls a year. Who will our boys marry?’: #Armenia's quandary - I’m surprised to learn this is a problem; very disappointing

MEPs call for power to tackle ‘vexatious lawsuits’ targeting journalists - great idea, although I may be biased… #SLAPP

Cambodian PM claims he will ‘beat up’ demonstrators, ahead of Asean summit in Sydney - what a civilised chap

Boston Dynamics Audio - a good joke…at the moment

Debt for dolphins: #Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme - brilliant move - and a great precedent for the future

EU27 rule out UK’s preferred approach to future trade deal - that having cake and eating it still not really working out, is it? #brexit

Paris: legal challenge to car-free promenade by Seine - “Several rightwing politicians and motorists’ groups went to court against it.” - for the few, not the many, to coin a phrase…

Half of world’s oceans now fished industrially, maps reveal - #china killing more than anyone else, as usual…

Niederländisches Parlament stuft Massaker an Armeniern als “Völkermord” ein - quite right too #am #tr

Wednesday, 21 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180220 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

France Says ‘No’ To Company Hack-Backs Following Online Attacks – But Wants To Keep The Option Open For Itself -

‘Dirty meat’: Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants - “raising fears of ‘dirty meat’ entering the UK under a post-#Brexit trade deal” exactly what will happen

Netanyahu aide agrees to implicate PM over corruption claims – reports - well, that’s er, interesting if confirmed…

‘She was in so much pain’ - how turkey meatballs gave an Oregon baby salmonella poisoning - coming to the UK if the hard #brexiters get their way and slash food regulations as part of US trade deal…

Red tape in the meat industry? It’s the difference between life and death - “if regulations are chopped away and if the results end up in our school dinners and hospital meals, there will be little likelihood of any of us knowing.” #brexit

Boston Dynamics is teaching its robot dog to fight back against humans - I really don’t need to say it, do I? #WCPGW

‘I’ve been here for 50 years’: the scandal of the former Commonwealth citizens threatened with deportation - so much for that supposed #brexit love of the commonwealth

EU Publishers Acknowledge Snippet Tax Concerns, But Say: ‘It’s OK, You Can Trust Us’ - as history demonstrates… #copyright #article11

Dirty US meat could flood into UK after a #Brexit trade deal - "US has already warned us that we will need to lower our food standards in exchange for a quick trade deal, but we need to fight this hard.”


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180219 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Trees for Trump: one million plants pledged to offset U-turn on climate change - a great start, but we need 10 billion at least…

Why The #Copyright Directive Lacks (Artificial) Intelligence - #AI will never flourish in EU unless the right to read is the right to mine #article3 #TDM

petition to help keep UK coal free - insane idea for a new open-cast #coal mine

Wired’s Big Cover Story On Facebook Gets Key Legal Point Totally Backwards, Demonstrating Why CDA 230 Is Actually Important - why we need @mmasnick

Facebook ‘Security’: A New VPN That’s Spyware And Two-Factor Authentication That Spams You - symbolic much?

Tory MPs' hard Brexit letter to May described as 'ransom note' - "full regulatory autonomy" = race to the bottom, since we could already race to top if we want; we didn't, and will utterly trash environment, health, safety, employment regs after #brexit

here’s what US will demand as price of FTA with UK:
"Exposed: The Tory-Trump plan to kill food safety with Brexit chicken"; no #brexit chicken, no US FTA. no US FTA, no brexit economy.

Farmers tell Gove: lack of migrant workers now ‘mission critical’ - oh look: just as we warned… #brexit

Monday, 19 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180218 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Why Decentralization Matters - “Cryptonetworks combine the best features of the first two internet eras: community-governed, decentralized networks with capabilities that will eventually exceed those of the most advanced centralized services.”

Trans-Atlantic Network of Hard #Brexit Climate Science Deniers Plotting ‘Shadow’ US-UK Trade Talks - taking back control - and giving it to #climatedenialists

Urgent Legal Action for Our #NHS - Round 3 - “our fight to get proper consultation, parliamentary scrutiny and respect for the law. Save our NHS from an American-style take-over.”

‘Un-American’ to cancel gun show near Florida high school where 17 died in mass shooting - but not un-American to allow US children to be gunned down in schools again and again

“May’s government wants to oversee a race to the top in global standards” - but: “EU largely sets minimum standards not maximum ones”, so the only thing stopping us doing that now is…lack of UK gov’s desire to do so #BrexitLies

Sunday, 18 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180217 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Iceland law to outlaw male circumcision sparks row over religious freedom - well done, #iceland leading the way; time to end this primitive child abuse,  well as #FGM

No new opencast coal mines in Durham, UK - what are they thinking?

“By the end of the year, Saudi Arabia aims to invest up to $7 billion to develop seven new solar plants and a big wind farm.” good news… #renewables

Terror als Vorwand der EU-Kommission für Copyrightfilter - well, of course... #censorship #article13