Sunday, 24 June 2018


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

and of course, @BBCNews on Radio 3 this morning didn’t think this was worth mentioning at all, preferring to talk about sewage instead - these people are not journalists, they are lickspittle cowards

“Wind and solar are set to surge to almost “50 by 50” – 50% of world generation by 2050 – on the back of precipitous reductions in cost” - good, but not good enough; we must all do more #renewables

UK solar power growth halves for second year running - tory government = environmental disaster government

Supposed ‘Free Speech’ Warrior Jordan Peterson Sues University Because Silly Professor Said Some Mean Things About Him - @mmasnick wades in…

We, the undersigned, demand a People’s Vote on the Brexit deal. - I’ve signed, FWIW… #PeoplesVoteMarch

Jeremy Hunt hits back at Airbus over Brexit warnings on jobs - being honest with employees is what good managers do; Hunt wouldn’t know anything about that, of course…


I have to say the #PeoplesVoteMarch was very jolly today - a very civilised, upbeat atmosphere...well done all.

“Liam Fox, said the UK was not “bluffing” about being prepared to abandon trade talks” = “Fox said UK was not “bluffing” about sawing its own legs off” - what a waste of skin that man is

Maybe “smart” devices are too clever: they know all about your Facebook friends, and can spy on you and your family - #IoT #surveillance

#Opensource sustainability - excellent review of this area…

Zehntausende demonstrieren gegen Brexit - more like 100K - I know, I was there (although admittedly I didn’t count everybody…)

Thursday, 21 June 2018


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

#China's Latest Censorship Crackdown Target: Videos Of Women Rubbing, Kissing And Licking Binaural Microphones - this is bonkers #ASMR

Port of Dover warns of ‘regular gridlock’ in event of hard Brexit - from the people on the ground who know what they are talking about… #BrexitShambles

China’s Twitter erases John Oliver after scathing Xi Jinping skit - #china shows its insecurity and weakness again #streisandeffect

Ireland could bring in ‘Ryanair-type’ passport checks after Brexit - “He warned that customs checks and declarations would make it virtually impossible for smaller freight operators to survive.” #brexit spreading misery everywhere

EU’s attempt at internet copyright reform is a ridiculous own goal - good summary of a bad situation #CopyrightDirective

Matteo Salvini threatens to remove Gomorrah author’s police protection - appalling

In A Surprising Decision, European Court Of Human Rights Says #Sweden's Mass #Surveillance Is Fine - but the CJEU says it’s the boss, anyway…

Wednesday, 20 June 2018


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

The EU is about to “end everything that’s good and pure about the internet” - all at the behest of a greedy #copyright industry, whose sense of entitlement knows no bounds

“Wah wah” – @CLewandowski_ mocks ten-year-old girl with Down Syndrome being taken from her mother - what utter scum: how does he bear to look in the mirror…?

President Trump Directs Pentagon To Create A ‘Space Force’ In What Is Surely Not Any Kind Of Distraction From Crying Children - no, sirreee

We can still win: Next steps for the #CopyrightDirective - good explanation and timeline; we can still stop this madness…

The European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee Voted for the #Article13 #CensorshipMachine: What Happens Next? - important background info on what happens next, and what we do next…

EU votes for copyright law that would make internet a ‘tool for control’ - " @AxelVossMdEP: “No one is and no one will ever filter the internet". this is precisely what #article13 will impose; the man’s clueless about tech.

European Parliament Committee’s Vote in Favor of Copyright Law Threatens Online Speech and Innovation - #SaveTheInternet

Wireless Carriers Hope You Won’t Notice Their Location Data Scandal Makes The Facebook, Cambridge Fracas Look Like Amateur Hour - good analysis of important issue

Police officer caught making over 16,000 privacy violations in police registers; charged with electronic trespassing - but they say we can trust the police to have access to this info

President Trump Overturns Obama’s National Ocean Policy - what a monster trump is: his name will live in infamy…

Warner Bros. Turns Harry Potter Fan Events Into Events For The Franchise That Must Not Be Named - just imagine what carnage #article13 will wreak on #fanfic in the EU…

Tuesday, 19 June 2018


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

Free software is at risk in the EU – take action now - write to your MEPs today please #article13

Open Source Industry Australia Says Zombie TPP Could Destroy Free Software Licensing - #TPP was and is bad…

.@openstreetmap Should Be a Priority for the #OpenSource Community - in a world awash with smartphones, maps are fundamental, #OSM should be too

“With the ancillary copyright, some publishers want to get a digital money printing machine from politicians – soon also at the EU level. How did we come to this?” - @saschalobo on #article11 #copyrightdirective

Europe on the verge of voting nefarious digital publishing right - “This idea is bad. Really bad. This is a new right created without any evidence supporting it, and on the contrary, the experience of such a new right in Spain & Germany has been negative.”

Dear EU Parliament: Why Are You About To Allow US Internet Companies To Decide What EU Citizens Can Say Online? - that’s what #copyrightdirective will do…

Barnier: UK will lose access to EU security databases after Brexit - exactly as we warned… #BrexitShambles

#Brexit row: GCHQ chief stresses UK’s role in foiling European terror plots - sure, but what about GCHQ’s other role of breaking into the computer systems of EU governments and businesses? #snowden

Monday, 18 June 2018


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

Jetzt Uploadfilter in der EU-Urheberrechtsreform verhindern: Sag dem EU-Parlament Deine Meinung! - bitte…

Top German Publisher Says: ‘You Wouldn’t Steal A Pound Of Butter… So We Need A Snippet Tax’ - huh? #article11 #copyright

#censorship by abuse of #copyright, as here - - will become much easier and more common if #article13 is included in EU #copyright directive. everyone who believes in freedom of speech should be against it. /cc @MCBoutonnetFN @Gilles_Lebreton

Article de Glyn Moody dans « » : Du foutoir, de l’Article 13, et de la déconstruction de mythes - #EU #copyrightdirective #Article13

#Humansofcopyright: Interview With Éva Simon - “if you think about #Article13, the solution is not to carve out certain services, but it’s just to delete [it].”

Illegal memes? Weak Safe Harbor? Unpacking the proposed EU copyright overhaul - quick summary of main problems with #EU #copyrightdirective #article13 #article11

In two days, an EU committee will vote to crown Google and Facebook permanent lords of internet #censorship - how does that help EU companies and startups? hint: it doesn’t…

#Humansofcopyright: Interview With David Lopez, Lifelong Learning Platform - “Article 4 needs to be re-thought from the perspective of how it can serve as an enabler, not a barrier to high quality education.” #EU #copyrightdirective

Constellation Update – Tech, Telegram and Proof of Meme - “proof of meme” is just the software development methodology that Linux invented over 25 years ago…

Jeremy Corbyn, take note: leftwing remainers won’t stay silent on #Brexit - “Awkwardly for its fixed manifesto position of “respect the referendum”, its membership is 87% remain. “Bollocks to Brexit” stickers were everywhere.”

Lessons From Making Internet Companies Liable For User’s Speech: You Get Less Speech, Less Security And Less Innovation - #article13 #EU

Sunday, 17 June 2018


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

Remember: Time is really running out. Please Write to Your MEPs Today to Stop EU #Copyright Directive from Seriously Harming the Internet - here’s what I’ve sent - free free to draw on it for your own email. #article13 #article11 #TDM

High risk of food shortages without pesticides, says chemical giant - or, you know, we could come up with better solutions…

Top German Publisher Says: ‘You Wouldn’t Steal A Pound Of Butter… So We Need A Snippet Tax’ - what? #article11 #copyright

France’s Front National (who support the EU’s mandatory #copyright filters) furious when Youtube’s copyright filters kill their channel - #article13 must go