Wednesday, 7 December 2016

161207


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161206 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2016/12/161206.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

UK could slash environmental and safety standards 'a very long way' after Brexit - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-safety-standards-workers-rights-jacob-rees-mogg-a7459336.html what idiot #brexiters voted for

Mercury levels drop in Atlantic bluefin tuna - http://arstechnica.co.uk/science/2016/12/less-pollution-makes-for-less-mercury-in-atlantic-bluefin-tuna/ that's good, shows controlling mercury pollution helps

Pittella new president of Socialists and Democrats Group - http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=9e180a6b42ef1eae663a9e517&id=0ce9a6cc1c&e=78e1c0c8ff so glad they went for someone dynamic & full of new ideas

#Endocrine Disruptors: the interference of the United States - http://www.env-health.org/news/latest-news/article/endocrine-disruptors-the US trying to undermine EU health & safety laws

Conservationists declare victory for wildlife as EU saves nature directives - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/07/eu-nature-directives-birds-habitats-directives a victory likely to be lost by #brexit

this is what the swivel-eyed wing of #brexiters want to do to our environment - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-safety-standards-workers-rights-jacob-rees-mogg-a7459336.html you have been warned..

Pope Francis compares fake news consumption to eating faeces - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/07/pope-compares-fake-news-consumption-to-eating-faeces-coprophilia #NotTheOnion 2016 strikes again...



161206


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161205 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/12/161205.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#Israel refuses visa to theologian over boycott and divestment activism - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/06/isabel-phiri-israel-refuses-visa-theologian-bds-boycott which shows how much it fears #BDS...

Internet giants will join forces to stop online sharing of terrorist material - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/12/twitter-facebook-microsoft-youtube-terrorist-material-removal/ but who decides what gets deleted?

Supreme Court considers when US patents apply to UK-made DNA tests - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/12/supreme-court-us-uk-dna-test-patent/ interesting case


Tuesday, 6 December 2016

161205


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161204 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/12/161204.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Police “legally mug” gang boss to grab unlocked iPhone - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/12/uk-police-unlocked-iphone-legal-mugging/ another reason #crypto isn't a problem

"la manière dont l’EU pourrait négocier les traités commerciaux à l’avenir" - http://www.declarationdenamur.eu/ english - http://media.wix.com/ugd/2efde4_9e3b80497df24b79a8007e7309177c6d.pdf

Embedding isn’t #copyright infringement, says Italian court -
http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/12/italy-copyright-infringement-website-block/ applies CJEU rulings  #italy

#TPP may be dead – now let’s stop Obama’s other bad trade deals - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tpp-may-be-dead-now-lets-stop-obamas-other-bad_us_584044bee4b04587de5de7d3 careful: trump could easily do a u-turn here too

Al Gore: #climatechange threat leaves 'no time to despair' over Trump victory - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/05/al-gore-climate-change-threat-leaves-no-time-to-despair-over-trump-victory he's right: we just fight harder

Rudd says EU nationals in post-#Brexit UK will need 'form of ID' - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/dec/05/amber-rudd-says-eu-nationals-in-post-brexit-uk-will-need-form-of-id yeah, followed by something sewn onto clothing...

The Soviet Union collapsed overnight. Don’t assume western democracy will last for ever - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/05/soviet-union-collapsed-overnight-western-democracy-liberal-order-ussr-russia there's a cheery thought

Why is a banned pesticide that harms bees actually being used more? - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/05/banned-pesticide-kills-bees-neonicotinoid-insecticide scumbag #neonicotinoid makers, that's why



Monday, 5 December 2016

161204


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161203 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/12/161203.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Top Tories: hard Brexit stance could lose us next election - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/dec/03/hard-brexit-lose-tories-next-election-warn-top-mps & then we'll have another referendum to reverse #brexit

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race - http://discovermagazine.com/1987/may/02-the-worst-mistake-in-the-history-of-the-human-race agriculture "a catastrophe from which we have never recovered."

did a single UK company give victory to both #brexit & #trump? - https://www.dasmagazin.ch/2016/12/03/ich-habe-nur-gezeigt-dass-es-die-bombe-gibt/ certainly looks a strong possibility...

Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/04/dakota-access-pipeline-permit-denied-standing-rock yay @#DAPL

The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/04/standing-rock-victory-turning-point Canadians will be watching closely... #DAPL


Sunday, 4 December 2016

161203


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161202 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/12/161202.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Antigua Says It Will Absolutely, Definitely Use WTO Permission 2 Ignore US Copyright & Set Up A Pirate Site, Maybe - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161202/06225736175/antigua-says-it-will-certainly-absolutely-definitely-use-wto-permission-to-ignore-us-copyright-set-up-pirate-site-maybe.shtml

#Trump's #Taiwan phone call affects global stability - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/03/gaffe-or-provocation-donald-trumps-taiwan-phone-call-affects-global-stability “Strategy involves thinking more than one move ahead."

Kinder Morgan pipeline: Canadians intensify huge opposition to expansion - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/03/canada-kinder-morgan-pipeline-expansion-protest  “This is very much not over.” #ca

US House Science Committee tweets Breitbart climate misinformation - http://arstechnica.co.uk/science/2016/12/us-house-science-committee-tweets-breitbart-climate-misinformation/ excellent, detailed debunking of tweet




Saturday, 3 December 2016

161202


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161201 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/12/161201.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Quitting UN climate change body could be Trump's quickest exit from Paris deal - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/02/trump-break-from-paris-climate-deal-unfccc-exit probably best, others take over


#Trump supports Dakota pipeline – but claims it's not due to his investment in it - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/02/donald-trump-dakota-access-pipeline-support-investment yeah, riiight #cronycapitalism



Thursday, 1 December 2016

161201


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161130 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161130.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Boris Johnson backed free movement in private talks, ambassadors say - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/30/boris-johnson-backed-free-movement-in-private-talks-ambassadors-say still clueless about what he's doing #brexit

Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/01/climate-change-trigger-unimaginable-refugee-crisis-senior-military let's hope trump listens 2 military at least

lovers of mozart's music may find this rather...impressive - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqXpIYr9Rv4

Snooping, data leaks and the threat to online privacy - http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/11/snooping-data-leaks-threat-online-privacy-161128152550659.html "threaten civil liberties and expose new vulnerabilities"


Watchdog rejects "hostile narrative" of UK anti-terror laws being "ratcheted up" - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/12/uk-terror-watchdog-backs-strong-responsible-less-intrusive-spy-laws/ er, #SnoopersCharter???