Sunday, 22 October 2017

171022


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171021 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171021.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK emigrants permitted to stay in Spain in event of no-deal #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/22/uk-emigrants-spain-no-deal-brexit-eu #spain showing more magnanimity than UK…

UK and US Citizens: Please Request Your Personal Data Held By Cambridge Analytica - https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.nl/2017/10/uk-and-us-citizens-please-request-your.html here’s how; takes only 5 minutes

The recent catastrophic Wi-Fi vulnerability was in plain sight for 13 years behind a corporate paywall - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/the-recent-catastrophic-wi-fi-vulnerability-was-in-plain-sight-for-13-years-behind-a-corporate-paywall/ #open wins

Briton jailed for three months in #Dubai for touching man’s hip - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/22/briton-jailed-for-three-months-in-dubai-for-touching-mans-hip why would anyone go to a place with these laws?



171021


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171020 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171020.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Russia’s free pass to undermine British democracy - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/21/russia-free-pass-undermine-british-democracy-vladimir-putin UK gov "compromised by its endorsement of #Brexit. "

CO₂ benefits of regrowing forests - https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/co₂-benefits-of-regrowing-forests-nothing-to-shake-a-stick-at/ “Land use shifts could provide over a third of our needed emissions cuts”


Saturday, 21 October 2017

171020


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171019 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171019.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Good news on the #privacy front: no more EU demands for #crypto #backdoors - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/good-news-privacy-front-no-eu-demands-crypto-backdoors/ they have finally seen the light, maybe

A Joke Tweet Leads To ‘Child Trafficking’ Investigation, Providing More Evidence Of Why SESTA Would Be Abused - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171018/20223738436/joke-tweet-leads-to-child-trafficking-investigation-providing-more-evidence-why-sesta-would-be-abused.shtml obvs


Thursday, 19 October 2017

171019


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171018 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171018.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Screenwriter close to Harvey Weinstein actually apologizes for his part in this - http://mashable.com/2017/10/16/scott-rosenberg-screenwriter-weinstein-hollywood/

The International Journal of the #Commons Volume 11 - Issue 2 - 2017 - https://www.thecommonsjournal.org/32/volume/11/issue/2/

“Value Growth & Music Industry: Untold Story of Digital Success” - https://www.ccianet.org/2017/10/publication-of-a-ccia-research-paper-on-value-growth-and-the-music-industry/ “healthy revenue increase 4 legacy music players”

New Whistleblowers Highlight How Russia’s Information War On U.S. Was Larger Than Initially Reported - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171018/10051238430/new-whistleblowers-highlight-how-russias-information-war-us-was-larger-than-initially-reported.shtml incredible


Wednesday, 18 October 2017

171018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171017 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.uk/2017/10/171017.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


With evidence of a failing #Brexit, who needs prophecy? - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/17/evidence-failing-brexit-prophecy-remainers-doom " judge against all of the leavers’ broken promises"


Brexit plan ‘in paralysis’, with ministers set to delay EU withdrawal bill - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/18/brexit-strategy-in-paralysis-as-eu-withdrawal-bill-delayed if it weren’t so serious, it’d be funny

#Brexit deadlock means time is running out fast for businesses - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/18/brexit-deadlock-means-time-is-running-out-fast-for-businesses bye-bye service industries…

Powerful and pervasive artificial intelligence is coming: now is the time to talk about its impact on #privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/powerful-pervasive-artificial-intelligence-coming-now-time-talk-impact-privacy/ #AI

Warning of ‘ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/18/warning-of-ecological-armageddon-after-dramatic-plunge-in-insect-numbers industrial agriculture will kill us


Tuesday, 17 October 2017

171017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171006 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171016.html

Private Internet Access becomes KDE Patron - https://dot.kde.org/2017/10/16/private-internet-access-becomes-kde-patron fab news - & not just because I write for PIA - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/author/glynmoody/


After five rounds of #Brexit talks, David Davis runs out of bluster - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/17/after-five-rounds-of-brexit-talks-david-davis-runs-out-of-bluster “it was the pity that got him every time.”

UK facing most severe terror threat ever, warns MI5 chief - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/17/uk-most-severe-terror-threat-ever-mi5-islamist they keep saying that. don’t tell me: #crypto is bad

Monday, 16 October 2017

171016


Article 13 Open letter – Monitoring and Filtering of Internet Content is Unacceptable - https://www.liberties.eu/en/news/delete-article-thirteen-open-letter/13194 huge support to drop idea

Iraqi forces clash with Kurds in operation to ‘impose security’ on Kirkuk - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/16/iraqi-army-advances-kirkuk-kurds #iraq on the brink of civil war?

Trump May Not Be Serious About His NBC Threats… But He May Have Violated The First Amendment - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171012/23510038395/trump-may-not-be-serious-about-his-nbc-threats-he-may-have-violated-first-amendment.shtml naughty, naughty

Tillerson denies ‘castration’ and says diplomacy goes on till ‘first bomb drops’ - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/15/rex-tillerson-donald-trump-iran-moron-castration well, that’s comforting…

#NHS chiefs spend £100,000 on failed bid to stop #whistleblowing doctor having his day in court - http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nhs-chiefs-spend-100000-failed-11345564 shameful waste

EU commission obscures growing impacts multilateral investment court - http://blog.ffii.org/eu-commission-obscures-growing-impacts-multilateral-investment-court/ “obscures environmental and social impacts”

Council Legal Service On Copyright: ‘Regrettably No Clear Answers Are Given…’ - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/council-legal-services-to-member-states-on-regrettably-no-clear-answers-are-given/ Article 13 must go

Theresa May to appeal to Macron over Brexit transition period - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/16/thereas-may-to-appeal-to-emmanuel-macron-over-brexi... so she's begging now? take back control, yeah, right

think back to 2012 London Olympics, how proud & united we were as a country; now think what we are today. that is what #brexit has done #UK




Rule out plans to stop patients going to A&E without permission - https://speakout.38degrees.org.uk/campaigns/2784 hunt is just contemptible #NHS

Raju Narisetti joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/10/16/raju-narisetti-new-foundation-trustee/ sounds good

The refuge system at breaking point - https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2017-10-16/a-system-at-breaking-point imagine how things will be under post-#brexit hyper-austerity


Whales and dolphins lead ‘human-like lives’ thanks to big brains, says study - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/16/whales-and-dolphins-human-like-societies-thanks-to-their-big-brains also why they must never be in zoos

The European Parliament Should Be Talking About #DRM, Right Now! - http://infojustice.org/archives/38903 DRM must go



Sunday, 8 October 2017

171007


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171006 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171006.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

British tourist faces jail in Dubai after brushing against man in bar - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/06/british-tourist-faces-jail-in-dubai-after-brushing-against-man-in-bar outrageous; solution - don’t go to #dubai

Sack Boris Johnson and reshuffle cabinet, senior Tories to tell May - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/06/sack-boris-and-reshuffle-cabinet-senior-tories-to-tell-may come on, just do it…

May under pressure over ‘secret advice’ on halting #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/07/theresa-may-secret-advice-brexit-eu "exit talks with Brussels are heading for disaster"

Nate heralds latest US destruction as 2017 poised for record clean-up bill - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/07/hurricane-nate-us-cleanup-costs much cheaper to address #climatechange

Why it’s not too late to step back from the Brexit brink - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/07/why-its-not-too-late-to-step-back-from-brexit as growing #brexit disaster shows, we must step back


Saturday, 7 October 2017

171006


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171005 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171005.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

EU Call: study on detection & take-down of illegal content - https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/call-contributions-study-detection-and-take-down-illegal-content let them know what you think #copyright

Government sets out plans for #ivoryban - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-sets-out-plans-for-ivory-ban at last; now we must all work to make it effective worldwide


Thursday, 5 October 2017

171005


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171004 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171004.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


Vast animal-feed crops to satisfy our meat needs are destroying planet - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/05/vast-animal-feed-crops-meat-needs-destroying-planet we have got to cut back on soy beans

TiSA impact assessment report ignores crucial human rights concerns - https://edri.org/tisa-report-ignores-human-rights/ don’t forget about #TISA

German firms told to prepare for hard Brexit or face heavy losses - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/05/german-firms-told-prepare-hard-brexit-heavy-economic-losses #brexit coming along nicely, I see…

The Triumphant Return of the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect - https://www.wired.com/story/welcome-back-lord-howe-island-stick-insect/ lovely tale

Goldman Sachs boosts post-#Brexit plans with Frankfurt office deal - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/oct/05/goldman-sachs-boosts-post-brexit-plans-with-frankfurt-office-deal just the start


171004


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171003 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171003.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK #privacy laws may allow 230 million Americans to demand personality profiles created by Trump’s big data ally - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/uk-privacy-laws-may-allow-230-million-americans-demand-personality-profiles-created-trumps-big-data-ally/

Too poor to vote: how Alabama’s ‘new poll tax’ bars thousands of people from voting - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/04/alabama-voting-poll-tax so blatant what they’re doing


Tuesday, 3 October 2017

171003


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171002 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171002.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Upload Filters, #Copyright & Magic Pixie Dust - http://copybuzz.com/editorial/upload-filters-copyright-magic-pixie-dust/ filters don’t work, & aren’t needed, but @EU_Commission wants them

The UK home secretary still doesn’t know how #encryption works, and she’s not ashamed - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/uk-home-secretary-still-doesnt-know-how-encryption-works/ we are that she can say this

Oracle Tells The White House: Stop Hiring Silicon Valley People & Ditch #OpenSource - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170930/00522238319/oracle-tells-white-house-stop-hiring-silicon-valley-people-ditch-open-source.shtml @Oracle proves how evil it is


Monday, 2 October 2017

171002


Monarch Airlines collapse - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/02/monarch-airlines-flights-cancelled-as-airline-goes-into-administration "collapse of sterling following the #Brexit vote"; many more like this to come

Upload Filters, #Copyright And Magic Pixie Dust - http://copybuzz.com/editorial/upload-filters-copyright-magic-pixie-dust/ @EU_Commission’s non-existent solution to non-existent problem

EU is losing its patience with the US government over its failure to implement properly the #PrivacyShield deal - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/eu-losing-patience-us-government-failure-implement-properly-privacy-shield-deal/

Open Letter to Secure Free and Open Source Software Ecosystem in the EU #Copyright Review - https://www.savecodeshare.eu/#research bin the #uploadfilters

Hollywood Using Trump To Undermine The Internet In NAFTA Talks - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171001/01200438323/hollywood-using-trump-to-undermine-internet-nafta-talks.shtml important explanation of what’s going on

Ireland must learn from UK data protection and ID disasters - http://www.tjmcintyre.com/2017/09/ireland-must-learn-from-uk-data.html UK must learn from them…

UK government outlines plan to be “safest place in the world to go online” - https://thenextweb.com/tech/2017/10/02/uk-government-outlines-plan-safest-place-world-go-online/ IOW more surveillance, more censorship


Saturday, 30 September 2017

170930


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170929 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170929.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

West Papua independence petition is rebuffed at UN - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/30/west-papua-independence-petition-is-rebuffed-at-un not good, not fair #westpapua

#Iran's foreign minister urges Europe to defy US if Trump sinks nuclear deal - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/29/iran-foreign-minister-zarif-europe-trump-nuclear quite right

Animal cruelty could result in five-year jail sentence under new law - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/30/animal-cruelty-could-result-in-five-year-jail-sentence-under-new-law quite right

#Elsevier Launching Rival To #Wikipedia By Extracting Scientific Definitions Automatically From Authors’ Texts - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170928/02375038300/elsevier-launching-rival-to-wikipedia-extracting-scientific-definitions-automatically-authors-texts.shtml


170929


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170928 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170928.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


UN experts are worried about the Catalan referendum online crackdown - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/un-experts-worried-catalan-referendum-online-crackdown/ rightly so…

Pornhub, the World’s Biggest Adult Site, Gives Blind Users an Upgrade - https://www.wired.com/story/pornhub-accessibility-blind-visually-impaired-users/ amazing how porn leads the way…


Friday, 29 September 2017

170928


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170927 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170927.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

‘The last place on Earth’: how Sumatra’s rainforest is being cleared for palm oil - https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/sep/28/last-place-on-earth-deforestation-palm-oil-threat-leuser-rainforest awful; the curse of #palmoil

Putting the environment at the heart of #Brexit - https://www.transportenvironment.org/publications/putting-environment-heart-brexit they should; I doubt they will…

Tencent-Backed Meituan Close to $3 Billion-Plus Funding - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-27/tencent-s-meituan-is-said-to-close-in-on-3-billion-plus-funding-j82nsi7c “a $28 billion valuation” #china

UK’s top supplier of supermarket chicken fiddles food safety dates - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/sep/28/uks-top-supplier-of-supermarket-chicken-fiddles-food-safety-dates the greed of this industry knows no bounds

Macron’s counter-terror bill risks #France’s human rights record, say UN experts - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/28/macrons-counter-terror-bill-risks-frances-human-rights-record-says-un this is not good


Wednesday, 27 September 2017

170927


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170926 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170926.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK treatment of foreign nationals ‘could colour’ MEPs’ view on #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/27/britains-treatment-foreign-nationals-colour-meps-view-brexit quite right…

Stunning: Taser wants to turn the public and their smartphones into its big data posse of police informants - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/stunning-taser-wants-turn-public-smartphones-big-data-posse-police-informants/

#SESTA Is Being Pushed As The Answer To A Sex Trafficking ‘Epidemic’ That Simply Doesn’t Exist - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170925/16401838283/sesta-is-being-pushed-as-answer-to-sex-trafficking-epidemic-that-simply-doesnt-exist.shtml as usual

Bureau awarded grant to investigate global superbug threat - https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/blog/2017-09-27/bureau-awarded-130-000-grant-for-global-story-on-antibiotic-resistance excellent news - can’t have too much info here

Blue Planet II : The Prequel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=305&v=_38JDGnr0vA if only @realDonaldTrump would watch this, he wouldn’t be so keen to destroy it all

every child who sees Blue Planet II should ask their parents what they are doing to preserve this amazing heritage...


170926


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170925 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170925.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


‘Leave UK immediately’: scientist is latest victim of @ukhomeoffice blunder - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/26/leave-uk-immediately-scientist-is-latest-victim-of-home-office-blunder more insults & incompetence


Tuesday, 26 September 2017

170925


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170924 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170924.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Brexit bonanza: Lawyers encouraging corporations to sue UK & EU member states - https://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2017/09/brexit-bonanza-lawyers-encouraging-corporations-sue-uk-eu-member-states UK public could pay billions #ISDS

The race to save online #privacy: what happens when quantum computers can break all our #crypto? - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/race-save-online-privacy-happens-quantum-computers-can-break-crypto/ deep stuff

Meet Shadowsocks, the underground tool that China’s coders use to blast through the Great Firewall - https://qz.com/1072701/meet-shadowsocks-the-underground-tool-that-chinas-coders-use-to-blast-through-the-great-firewall/ interesting

Interview With Delia Browne - http://copybuzz.com/interviews/interview-delia-browne/ head of Australia’s National Copyright Unit, international fair use expert #copyright

EU citizens will not be fingerprinted or need ID cards, say officials - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/25/eu-citizens-will-not-be-fingerprinted-or-need-id-cards-say-officials well, we’ll see… #brexit

NSA-Developed Crypto Technology No Longer Trusted For Use In Global Standards - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170922/08551138267/nsa-developed-crypto-technology-no-longer-trusted-use-global-standards.shtml now, why would that be?

Traveler who refused to give device passwords to police found guilty of obstruction in UK court - https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/25/traveler-who-refused-to-give-device-passwords-to-police-found-guilty-of-obstruction-in-uk-court/ outrageous


Monday, 25 September 2017

170924


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170923 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170923.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“One person, one vote, one time isn’t democracy: it’s how dictators keep power.” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/24/brexit-theresa-may-florence-speech-mad-escapade-best-deal-say-in-eu #brexit


Sunday, 24 September 2017

170923


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170922 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170922.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

‘Smart’ Hospital IV Pump Vulnerable To Remote Hack Attack - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170920/09450338247/smart-hospital-iv-pump-vulnerable-to-remote-hack-attack.shtml more #IoT sloppiness


Friday, 22 September 2017

170922

Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170921 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170921.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

EU Diagnosed With © ‘Ostrich Syndrome’: Missing Study On Piracy - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/ec-diagnosed-ostrich-syndrome-missing-study-piracy/ in-depth analysis of buried report on #copyright

The Village Voice prints its final edition – with Bob Dylan on the cover - https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/sep/21/village-voice-final-edition-new-york-bob-dylan end of an era; sad it’s online only now

Thursday, 21 September 2017

170921


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170920 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170920.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Bashkir becomes the first language collated inside MediaWiki - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/09/20/bashkir-collation/ yay

Florida Trump Flash Mobs Organized by the Russian “Troll Factory” - https://www.bellingcat.com/news/americas/2017/09/20/florida-trump-flash-mobs-organized-russian-troll-factory/ great analysis

EU Brexit negotiator attacks Johnson’s ‘old-fashioned’ views on identity - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/21/eu-brexit-negotiator-attacks-boris-johnson-old-fashioned-views-on-identity-european it’s johnson & #brexiters who are wrong

Opening the black boxes: algorithmic bias and the need for accountability - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/opening-black-boxes-algorithmic-bias-need-accountability/ this is serious and urgent


‘He headbutted me’: Tony Abbott says he was assaulted by yes campaigner - https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/21/tony-abbott-assaulted-on-street-in-hobart I thought it was called “shirtfronting”…

Irish border data underlines huge task facing #Brexit negotiators - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/21/irish-border-data-underlines-huge-task-facing-brexi... "110m border crossings last year "

Beijing’s Securitization Strategy in Tibet & Xinjiang - https://jamestown.org/program/chen-quanguo-the-strongman-behind-beijings-securitization-strategy-in-tibet-and-xinjiang/ “overlooked risk is the alienation of local Han population”


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

170920


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170919 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170919.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

HP Brings Back Obnoxious #DRM That Cripples Competing Printer Cartridges - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170914/11491238210/hp-brings-back-obnoxious-drm-that-cripples-competing-printer-cartridges.shtml @HP hates its customers

Demand Heart Radio stops promoting cruel @SeaWorld - http://www.thepetitionsite.com/en-gb/takeaction/880/585/378/ this is completely irresponsible given the animal cruelty there

Free Software Foundation Europe Leads Call For Taxpayer-Funded Software To Be Licensed For Free Re-use - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170914/09163238207/free-software-foundation-europe-leads-call-taxpayer-funded-software-to-be-licensed-free-re-use.shtml



Florida Utilities Lobbied To Make It Illegal For Solar Users To Use Panels In Wake Of Hurricanes, Outages - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170919/10565138241/florida-utilities-lobbied-to-make-it-illegal-solar-users-to-use-panels-wake-hurricanes-outages.shtml obscene


I Have Nothing to Hide – Really? Here’s why #privacy matters to all of us - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/nothing-hide-really-heres-privacy-matters-us/ amazing this still needs to be said


170919


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170918 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170918.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Australia’s record-breaking winter beats average highs by 2C, Climate Council says - https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/19/australias-record-breaking-winter-beats-average-highs-by-2c-climate-council-says when will #AU government act?

EU Kick-Starts #PSI Directive Review - http://copybuzz.com/facts-figures/ec-kick-starts-psi-directive-review/ your chance to make your views heard: let’s push for #opendata

Me, my data and I: Decode and the future of the personal data economy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/data-decode-future-personal-data-economy/ an alternative to #surveillance capitalism


EU also preparing “Communication on a balanced, clear and predictable European licensing framework for Standard Essential Patents” #SEP

Boris Johnson could resign if Theresa May opts for ‘Swiss-style’ #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/19/boris-johnson-could-resign-if-theresa-may-opts-for-swiss-style-brexit that’s a feature, not a bug

Blowing the whistle on the meat industry - https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2017-09-19/blowing-the-whistle-on-the-meat-industry great report on hugely important issue; mandatory, independent #CCTV now



Tuesday, 19 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170917 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170917.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia & Ukraine - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/17/cyprus-selling-eu-citizenship-to-super-rich-of-russia-and-ukraine UK gets this free; now throwing it away #brexit

W3C Publishes Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) as a W3C Recommendation - https://www.w3.org/2017/09/pressrelease-eme-recommendation.html.en shame on @w3c for adding #DRM to HTML

Soviet officer who averted cold war nuclear disaster dies aged 77 - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/18/soviet-officer-who-averted-cold-war-nuclear-disaster-dies-aged-77 this is what a modern hero looks like

find out how your MP voted on the EU Withdrawal Bill https://bestforbritain.org/WithdrawalBill just enter postcode; can then send email to MP…


“Effective today, @EFF is resigning from the W3C.” - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/open-letter-w3c-director-ceo-team-and-membership good to see someone has principles #DRM; time to boycott @W3C?

Turkish high school students will no longer be taught “controversial” evolutionary theory - https://boingboing.net/2017/09/18/gollum-erdogan.html #turkey goes medieval

Shanghai’s newest theater has a three-layered facade that’s always rotating - http://mashable.com/2017/09/18/shanghai-kinetic-theater-landmark/ more amazing architecture in #china


Monday, 18 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170916 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2017/09/170916.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Frustrated EU fears Britain is ‘heading for the #Brexit rocks’ - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/16/european-union-frustration-britain-heading-for-brexit-rocks imagine how the sane 16 millions Brits feel…

#Brazil: Stop #Corruption Killing the Amazon - https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/all_for_amazon_loc/ 1.2 million have signed; let’s make it 1.5 million…

James O’Brien Explains Why Voters Have Been ‘Conned’ Over #Brexit - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/james-obrien-brexit-con_uk_59ba74f6e4b02da0e13f7bab this is really good - very clear explanation

Call to Action: Write to the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee on the upcoming #copyright vote - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/call-action-write-european-parliaments-legal-affairs-committee-upcoming-copyright-vote/

Hardline Israeli rabbis use tough checks on Jewish identity to block marriages - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/16/rabbis-block-marriages-israeljewish-identity-human-rights rational solution: embrace atheism



Sunday, 17 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170915 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170915.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK exporters have ‘hoarded’ gains from fall in sterling, says ONS - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/sep/15/uk-exporters-have-hoarded-gains-from-fall-in-sterling-says-ons another reason why #brexit will be a disaster


UK legal claims grow over exposure at work to toxic diesel fumes - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/16/legal-claims-grow-exposure-at-work-to-toxic-diesel-fumes action needed

All the things we were told about Brexit that now turn out to be wrong - http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/things-were-told-brexit-now-459168 I know it’s hard to keep track, so many now


Saturday, 16 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170914 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170914.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


Chinese IT giant #Huawei has big plans for the cloud in Western markets, with important implications for #privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/chinese-giant-huawei-big-plans-cloud-western-markets-important-implications-privacy/

Moral Muppets At @Harvard Cave In To The CIA; Rescind Chelsea Manning’s Fellowship - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170915/09593238214/moral-muppets-harvard-cave-to-cia-rescind-chelsea-mannings-fellowship.shtml @mmasnick on fine, angry form

Friday, 15 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170913 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170913.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


#Apache Software Foundation Confirms #Equifax Data Breach Due to Failure to Install Patches for Struts Exploit - https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/media-alert-the-apache-software
Four Times No: Article 13 Censorship Filter Confirmed As Illegal - http://copybuzz.com/facts-figures/4-times-no-article-13-censorship-filter-confirmed-illegal/ just bin it #copyright

Home secretary ignores court order & sends asylum seeker to Kabul - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/14/home-secretary-ignores-court-order-sends-asylum-seeker-kabul-samim-bigzad UK gov just ignores the law - #brexit breakdown

Thursday, 14 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170912 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170912.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

New iPhones: why is Apple’s pricing the same in pounds and dollars? - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/13/apple-iphone-x-launch-uk-prices-dollar-parity because #brexit has trashed the pound, obvs


Brexit is a great British bore. Europe has moved on, & the UK should be worried - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/13/brexit-britain-eu-european another reason #brexit a disaster

Another threat to your #privacy: the way you write - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/another-threat-privacy-way-write/ has the NSA got a yottabyte yet? #surveillance

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170911 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170911.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“ideas – and exponential growth they imply – are getting harder & harder to find” - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/09/11/are_we_running_out_of_ideas/ growth not the point of research

Civil Liberties Groups Release First Report on Ag-Gag Laws - https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2017/09/06/civil-liberties-groups-release-first-comprehensive-report-ag-gag-laws ag-gag laws have one purpose: to hide animal abuse

Welcome to #JEFTA! - https://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2017/09/welcome-jefta which will benefit corporates far more than the public - as usual

How Congress Ignored Science and Fueled Antibiotic Resistance - https://www.wired.com/story/big-chicken/ millions are likely to die because of big-ag greed



Monday, 11 September 2017

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Compensation body told Rotherham abuse victim she ‘consented’ - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/11/compensation-body-told-rotherham-abuse-victim-she-consented sickening; fire all the people responsible

The UK’s faith in a ‘sweet Brexit’ isn’t just deluded – it’s dangerous - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/11/uk-sweet-brexit-deluded-eu-europe-single-economy great quote at end:

"the way your suit is ruined with blood stains if the person standing next to you decides to shoot themselves in the foot" #brexit

No Europeans need apply: evidence mounts of discrimination in UK - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/11/no-europeans-need-apply-growing-evidence-discrimination-uk-brexit this is what we have become #WellDoneBrexiters

European #Copyright Reform: A New Directive Against Fundamental Freedoms - https://www.laquadrature.net/fr/node/10289

Lighthizer: Buy #GMOs Or Expect A Fight - http://www.agriculture.com/news/business/lighthizer-warning-buy-gmos-or-expect-a-fight only EU strong enough to fight this; #brexit means UK will get GMOs


Sunday, 3 September 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170901 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170901.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Trump’s ambassador to #Israel refers to ‘alleged occupation’ of Palestinian territories - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/01/trump-ambassador-israel-david-friedman-alleged-occupation-palestinian-territories yeah, it was all a dream

the more I read rabid comments of #brexiters, the more it becomes clear it will take 50 years to heal harm #brexit has done to UK society