Tuesday, 23 May 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170522 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170522.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK bathing water ranks next from last in EU beach table - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/23/uk-bathing-water-ranks-next-from-last-eu-beach-table “will once more be ‘dirty man of Europe’ after Brexit”

"EU could put pressure on UK by saying that British products will not be allowed into EU markets unless they meet environmental standards”

#LibreOffice leverages Google’s OSS-Fuzz to improve quality of office suite - https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2017/05/23/oss-fuzz/ #freesw

'My worst nightmares are coming true': Europe's last primeval forest on 'brink of collapse' - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/23/worst-nightmare-europes-last-primeval-forest-bri... shame on #poland…


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170521 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170521.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“Support for the Labour party in #Wales has surged in the last two weeks” - http://blogs.cardiff.ac.uk/electionsinwales/2017/05/22/the-new-welsh-political-barometer-poll-5/ Labour: 44% (+9) #GE17

Theresa May Plans To Regulate, Tax And Censor The Internet - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170522/01183037414/theresa-may-plans-to-regulate-tax-censor-internet.shtml good summary of bad stuff #GE17

The world’s first self-sailing, electric cargo ship set to replace 40,000 diesel trucks - https://thenextweb.com/insider/2017/05/22/worlds-first-self-sailing-electric-cargo-ship-set-replace-40000-diesel-trucks/ that’s good…

Sorry East Texas: Supreme Court Slams The Door On Patent Jurisdiction Shopping - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170522/10263437420/sorry-east-texas-supreme-court-slams-door-patent-jurisdiction-shopping.shtml CAFC is useles; UPC will be too

Yet Another Bad Idea: Dropping Facial Recognition Software Into Police Body Cameras - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170512/11400137349/yet-another-bad-idea-dropping-facial-recognit…

medical records of 61 million Italian citizens to be given to IBM for its “cognitive computing” system Watson - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/detailed-medical-records-61-million-italian-citizens-given-ibm-cognitive-computing-system-watson/ huh?

Sunday, 21 May 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170520 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170520.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#Brexit and the coming food crisis - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/may/21/brexit-coming-food-crisis-seasonal-migrant-labour-eu “food production depends on seasonal migrant labour from the EU”

Revealed: #Facebook's internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence - https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/21/revealed-facebook-internal-rulebook-sex-terrorism-violence this stuff is a mess; it won’t hold


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170519 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170519.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Friday, 19 May 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170518 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170518.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK needs more immigrants to ‘avoid #Brexit catastrophe’ - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/19/uk-needs-more-immigrants-to-avoid-brexit-catastrophe bigoted #brexiters understand nothing

German business leaders urge Tories to rethink plan to leave single market - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/19/german-business-leaders-conservatives-tories-rethink-plan-leave-single-market-trade-eu not much support there, Boris #brexit

“No more excuses” as major global research funders take strong lead on clinical trial #transparency - http://www.alltrials.net/news/funders-agree-to-who-standards/

Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-hub and Libgen - https://torrentfreak.com/elsevier-wants-15-million-piracy-damages-from-sci-hub-and-libgen-170518/ @elsevier the bully strikes again…

Renegotiation Of#NAFTA To Include IP Rights, Digital Trade - https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/05/18/us-renegotiation-nafta-include-ip-rights-digital-trade/ here comes SOPA/ACTA…

Thursday, 18 May 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170517 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170517.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US Court Upholds Enforceability Of GNU #GPL As Both A License And A Contract - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170515/06040337368/us-court-upholds-enforceability-gnu-gpl-as-both-license-contract.shtml interesting & important case #freesw

#Facebook hit with fines and investigations in six EU countries over #privacy law breaches - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/facebook-hit-fines-investigations-six-eu-countries-privacy-law-breaches/ really piling up

Britain: Investigate the #Brexit referendum fraud - https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/brexit_referendum_32/ the referendum was stolen, not won…

Tell the UK Government: No #Backdoors in #Crypto - https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.nl/2017/05/tell-uk-government-no-backdoors-in.html here’s what I’ve just sent; consultation closes tomorrow

Brazil: explosive recordings implicate President Michel Temer in bribery - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/18/brazil-explosive-recordings-implicate-president-michel-temer-in-bribery impeach them both…


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170516 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170516.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Fossil fuel lobby could be forced to declare interests at UN talks - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/17/fossil-fuel-lobby-to-declare-interests-at-un-talks long overdue

Dark money is pushing democracy in the UK over the edge - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/17/dark-money-democracy-billionaires-funding welcome to the great brexit banana republic

‘Narco-deforestation’: cocaine trade destroying swaths of Central America - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/16/drug-money-traffickers-destroying-swaths-forest-central-america another reason to decriminalise drugs

Inquiry launched into targeting of UK voters through social media - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/17/inquiry-launched-into-how-uk-parties-target-voters-through-social-media bit late now… #GE17

It’s coming: another call for everyone’s #DNA to be collected and stored permanently - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/coming-another-call-everyones-dna-collected-stored-permanently/ huge #privacy implications

#Renewables growing faster than expected – IEA - https://www.transportenvironment.org/news/renewables-growing-faster-expected-–-iea that’s good; need to tackle shipping as a priority now

#France: “a broad new environment ministry – the second most important position in government” - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/17/france-macron-his-government-left-right-centre contrast with UK…