Thursday, 19 July 2018

180719


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/07/180718.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#Israel adopts controversial Jewish ‘nation state’ law - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/19/israel-adopts-controversial-jewish-nation-state-law the new #apartheid; time for a new global #boycott

‘Smart’ TVs Remain The Poster Child For Dismal Privacy, Transparency & Security Standards - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180711/07314740215/smart-tvs-remain-poster-child-dismal-privacy-transparency-security-standards.shtml

French Pirates Are Increasingly Buying Through Legal Options - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180709/14345140207/french-pirates-are-increasingly-buying-through-legal-options.shtml as always happens once there are decent legal offerings…

‘It’s dire’: farmers battle their worst drought in 100 years - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/19/you-count-your-blessings-farm-families-battling-drought-photo-essay perhaps #australia might like to take that #globalwarming thing more seriously…

Trump lambasts EU over $5.1bn fine for Google - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jul/19/donald-trump-eu-google-fine hypocritical donald doesn’t mention the $2.8bn fine the US imposed on volkswagen, does he? - https://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/judge-approves-largest-fine-u-s-history-volkswagen-n749406

Report Shows U.S. Citizens Helped Coordinate Online Disinformation Assault From Macedonia - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180718/10154940263/report-shows-us-citizens-helped-coordinate-online-disinformation-assault-macedonia.shtml connecting all those macedonian dots…

British intelligence uses child spies in covert operations - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/19/british-intelligence-uses-child-spies-in-covert-operations UK gov thinks end justifies the means; it doesn’t.

EU leads criticism after #Israel passes Jewish ‘nation state’ law - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/19/israel-adopts-controversial-jewish-nation-state-law “stipulates only Jews have right of self-determination in the country”

Theresa May signed off five-figure bonus for chief Brexit adviser - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/19/theresa-may-signed-off-five-figure-bonus-for-chief-brexit-adviser-oliver-robbins ridiculously tiny - shows how small-minded may is…

The View From Somewhere: The Press Needs To Be Anti-Partisan, Not Bi-Partisan - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180718/00131040258/view-somewhere-press-needs-to-be-anti-partisan-not-bi-partisan.shtml @BBCNews please take note…

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Monday, 16 July 2018

180716


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/07/180715.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

British cave diver considering legal action after ‘pedo’ attack by Elon Musk - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/16/british-diver-in-thai-cave-rescue-stunned-after-attack-by-elon-musk the mask of the republican-loving musk has definitively fallen…

Dark Patterns: How Tech Companies Use Interface Design to Undermine Online #Privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2018/07/dark-patterns-how-tech-companies-use-interface-design-to-undermine-online-privacy/ a serious, if subtle, problem

Theresa May ready to cave in to hardline Brexiters' demands - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/16/theresa-may-ready-cave-in-hardline-brexiters-custom... who's the leader here? - certainly not may…


Guy In Charge Of Pushing Draconian EU Copyright Directive, Evasive About His Own Use Of Copyright Protected Images - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180713/09343640236/guy-charge-pushing-draconian-eu-copyright-directive-evasive-about-his-own-use-copyright-protected-images.shtml /cc @doctorow #copyrightdirective #article13

The MEP behind Europe’s proposed copyright censorship proposal can’t explain all the copyrighted images in his social media - https://boingboing.net/2018/07/16/axel-voss-serial-infringer.html #article13 #copyrightdirective





Sunday, 15 July 2018

180715


Dark Patterns: How Tech Companies Use Interface Design to Undermine Online #Privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2018/07/dark-patterns-how-tech-companies-use-interface-design-to-undermine-online-privacy/ subtle & serious stuff

#Israel in turmoil over bill allowing Jews and Arabs to be segregated - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/15/israel-turmoil-bill-allowing-jews-arabs-segregated if only there were some word to describe this kind of thing…


Saturday, 14 July 2018

180713


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/07/180712.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

How to Use Private Internet Access and Tor: Tor over VPN or VPN over Tor? - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2018/07/how-to-use-private-internet-access-and-tor-tor-over-vpn-or-vpn-over-tor/ good question; and the answer is…

US indicts 12 Russians for hacking DNC emails during the 2016 election - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/13/russia-indictments-latest-news-hacking-dnc-charges-trump-department-justice-rod-rosenstein almost sounds as if russia had something to do with it…

“This week an Icelandic whaling company, Hvalur hf, caused uproar when it was revealed that it had killed a blue whale.” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/13/killing-blue-whale-disconnected-nature-sea-ignorance selfish scum. #iceland


Thursday, 12 July 2018

180712


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/07/180711.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


Usos justos para el futuro. Entrevista con Delia Browne, por Glyn Moody. - https://karisma.org.co/usos-justos-para-el-futuro-entrevista-con-delia-browne-por-glynn-moody/ " el derecho de autor no está ahí para proteger una industria obsoleta o moribunda"

A FOSTA Of One’s Own: UK Parliament Members Looking To Punish Websites, Push Traffickers Underground - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180708/09392540198/fosta-ones-own-uk-parliament-members-looking-to-punish-websites-push-traffickers-underground.shtml this is doubly stupid: we know from the US it’s doesn’t achieve its stated goals


Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/12/ireland-becomes-worlds-first-country-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels great; others should follow its example #Divestment

Ötzi’s last supper: mummified hunter’s final meal revealed - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jul/12/otzis-last-supper-mummified-hunters-final-meal-revealed no peace for Ötzi


180711


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/07/180710.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Rise of Italian populist parties buoys anti-vaccine movement - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/11/rise-of-italian-populist-parties-buoys-anti-vaccine-movement idioti

Britons have overwhelmingly negative view of Trump, with most thinking he makes world more dangerous, poll suggests - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2018/jul/11/brexit-pmqs-nato-summit-trump-may-eu-countries-reimburse-us-for-defence-costs-trump-intensifies-criticism-of-nato-politics-live?page=with:block-5b45d597e4b0f86cea74734b#block-5b45d597e4b0f86cea74734b

‘Evil, exploitative and sick’: Sarah Palin says Sacha Baron Cohen duped her - https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/jul/11/evil-exploitative-sick-sarah-palin-duped-sacha-baron-cohen ‘Evil, exploitative and sick’ - no, that’s you, Sarah: https://www.thedodo.com/sarah-palin-animal-villain-999374582.html

Chinese dissident Qin Yongmin jailed after ‘show trial’ - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/11/china-chinese-dissident-qin-yongmin-jailed-democracy-activist so the Chinese government is frightened of one man? can’t be very “strong and stable”, can it…? #china


Buddhist group leader steps down over sexual assault claims - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/11/shambhala-buddhist-group-leader-steps-down-over-sexual-assault-claims so which insect will he be coming back as…?