Thursday, 22 June 2017

170622


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170621 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170621.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Cheese: The Final Frontier For The Completion Of The Canada-EU Trade Deal #CETA - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170621/01231037638/cheese-final-frontier-completion-canada-eu-trade-deal-ceta.shtml blessed are the cheesemakers

Bundeskartellamt greift Beschwerde gegen Projekt DEAL nicht auf - https://www.hrk.de/presse/pressemitteilungen/pressemitteilung/meldung/bundeskartellamt-greift-beschwerde-gegen-projekt-deal-nicht-auf-hrk-praesident-verlage-sind-am-zug/ “stärkt der Wissenschaft den Rücken” yay

Israeli airline can’t make women move seats for religious reasons, court rules - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/22/israeli-airline-cant-make-women-move-seats-for-religious-reasons-court-rules quite right too…

#Brexit economy: UK faces slowdown amid living standards squeeze - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/22/brexit-economy-uk-slowdown-living-standards-costs just as we warned…

“Our parliament is an international laughing stock today, & not because of silly wigs or the hat on a stick.” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/22/queens-speech-brexit-britain

Police use of trojans to hack into mobile phones will become routine under new German law - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/police-use-trojans-hack-mobile-phones-will-become-routine-new-german-law/ not good, #germany


A Dive Into The World Of Academic Publishing - http://copybuzz.com/facts-figures/untangling-academic-publishing/ good summary of important report #openaccess

loss of EU workers will see strawberry prices soar - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jun/22/british-farmers-warn-loss-of-eu-workers-will-see-strawberry-prices-soar “If we do not have pickers, we do not have soft fruit industry”

May urged to match EU’s offer on rights of Britons living in Europe - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/22/theresa-may-match-eu-offer-free-movement-britons-europe “the EU has already made a generous offer”


Farms hit by labour shortage as migrant workers shun ‘racist’ UK - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/22/farms-hit-by-labour-shortage-as-migrant-workers-shun-racist-uk as you sow, so shall you reap, so 2 speak #brexit

UN vote backing Chagos Islands a blow for UK - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/22/un-vote-backing-chagos-islands-a-blow-for-uk another humiliating defeat for Boris Johnson…he must go


170621


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170620 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170620.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Coal CEO Threatens John Oliver With A SLAPP Suit - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170619/18205737623/coal-ceo-threatens-john-oliver-with-slapp-suit.shtml #coal is dying and desperate…

why EU #copyright directive’s upload filters are not feasible - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/things-money-cant-buy/ time to bin Article 13

Domestic appliances guzzle far more energy than advertised – EU survey - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/21/domestic-appliances-guzzle-far-more-energy-than-advertised-eu-survey this is why manufacturers can’t be trusted

Deputy Attorney General Asks Congress For $21 Million To Solve The FBI’s ‘Going Dark’ Problem - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170615/09020337600/deputy-attorney-general-asks-congress-21-million-to-solve-fbis-going-dark-problem.shtml boring, do move on

White House Plan To Reduce Drug Prices… Is To EXTEND Patents? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170620/00213937625/white-house-plan-to-reduce-drug-prices-is-to-extend-patents.shtml from the land of up is down etc etc

‘Hang on a second’: Boris Johnson flounders on interview circuit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/21/hang-on-a-second-boris-johnson-flounders-on-interview-circuit he is out of his depth; time for him to go


Tuesday, 20 June 2017

170620


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170619 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170619.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Two-thirds of Europeans believe EU should take hard line on Brexit – poll - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/20/two-thirds-europeans-believe-eu-hard-line-brexit-poll so we’ve lost friends #WellDoneBrexiters


Close Zoo that Fed a Live Donkey to its Tigers - https://www.thepetitionsite.com/en-gb/takeaction/579/553/933/ zoos are generally barbaric places #china

Wukong Becomes China’s First Bike-Share Failure - http://www.caixinglobal.com/2017-06-20/101103270.html but certainly not the last…

Portugal battles to control fire as questions are asked about high death toll - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/20/questions-being-asked-about-high-death-toll-as-portugal-battles-to-control-fire get rid of the eucalyptus… #pt

Brexit: people are angry but looking for compromise, research finds - https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/brexit-people-are-angry-but-looking-for-compromise-research-finds 6 months ago; now no compromise - no #brexit

Join the Rolling Resistance – a month of action against #fracking in Lancashire - https://reclaimthepower.org.uk/fracking/ post #ge17, fracking must stop

US Embassy Threatens to Close Domain Registry Over ‘Pirate Bay’ Domain - https://torrentfreak.com/us-embassy-threatens-to-close-domain-registry-over-pirate-bay-domain-170620/ typical US bullying…

#Brazil's president announces plan to protect forest – after plea from Gisele - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/20/gisele-brazil-environment-president-michel-temer great news…if really true

SLAPP Threats And The Grenfell Fire: Why We Must Stop Attacks On Free Speech - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170619/23594737624/slapp-threats-grenfell-fire-why-we-must-stop-attacks-free-speech.shtml US perspective on #GrenfellTowerFire

‘Deadlier than terrorism’ – the right’s fatal obsession with red tape - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/20/deadlier-than-terrorism-right-fatal-obsession-red-tape-deregulation-grenfell-tower time to drop this pernicious dogma

1/3 of world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/19/a-third-of-the-world-now-faces-deadly-heatwaves-as-result-of-climate-change huge numbers will die because of denialists

Monday, 19 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170618 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170618.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US Shakespeare theatres report abuse over Trump-like Caesar - https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/jun/18/donald-trump-julius-caesar-shakespeare-theater-abuse when you think trump supporters can’t get more stupid

Finnish Open Science and Research Initiative figures: 35 million euros spent on scholarly e-resource subs - http://avointiede.fi/web/openscience/news/-/asset_publisher/n3pS6hp8VKPk/content/35-million-euros-spent-on-scholarly-e-resource-subscriptions #oa

No deal, no review - http://www.nodealnoreview.org/ FinElib seems willing to boycott Elsevier and not renew its subscriptions #nodealnoreview #fi

Theresa May has no mandate for hard #Brexit - http://www.open-britain.co.uk/theresa_may_has_no_mandate_for_hard_brexit tell her: “no deal means no brexit”


How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should) - https://arstechnica.co.uk/gadgets/2017/06/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook/ useful

The Sharing Of Knowledge Is Being Criminalised - http://copybuzz.com/editorial/sharing-knowledge-criminalised/ we must fight this, & push for #openaccess #SharingIsNotACrime

‘Hero’ imam praises group that saved Finsbury Park suspect from angry crowd - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/19/imam-praised-for-protecting-finsbury-park-suspect-from-crowd quintessentially civilised behaviour

anyone interested in EU #copyright (& its reform) will find lots of good stuff here - http://copybuzz.com/ also, articles from me

Mobike Fills Its Baskets With $600 Million in Latest Fundraising Push - http://www.caixinglobal.com/2017-06-16/101102592.html this. is. bonkers. margins wafer thin here…


Sunday, 18 June 2017

170618


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170616 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170616.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

This exciting Brexit future feels like all the rubbish bits from the past - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/16/exciting-brexit-future-all-rubbish-bits-past-david-davis you were conned, #brexiters; bin #brexit

‘This is violence against Donald Trump’: rightwingers interrupt Julius Caesar play - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/17/trump-supporter-interrupts-controversial-julius-caesar-play-in-new-york did somebody say “snowflakes”?

Britain is leaving the EU – just as Europe is on the up - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/18/brexit-europe-eu-golden-decade-merkel-macron #WellDoneBrexiters, you’re exactly wrong again…

The human sacrifice diet - https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/06/the-human-sacrifice-diet/ fascinating if chilling #china


170617


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170616 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170616.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

This exciting Brexit future feels like all the rubbish bits from the past - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/16/exciting-brexit-future-all-rubbish-bits-past-david-davis you were conned, #brexiters; bin #brexit

‘This is violence against Donald Trump’: rightwingers interrupt Julius Caesar play - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/17/trump-supporter-interrupts-controversial-julius-caesar-play-in-new-york did somebody say “snowflakes”?


Saturday, 17 June 2017

170616


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170614 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170614.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

China’s strategic plan for a robotic future is working: 500+ Chinese robot companies - https://www.therobotreport.com/news/500-chinese-robot-companies just like in the UK; or not


Interview With @JanAlbrecht on EU’s #Copyright Directive - http://copybuzz.com/interviews/interview-jan-philipp-albrecht/ lots of fascinating thoughts

How a crippling shortage of analysts let the London Bridge attackers through - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/10/london-bridge-attackers-intelligence-overload?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other strong #crypto is not the problem

Opinion 2/15: Adding Some Spice To The Trade & Environment Debate - http://europeanlawblog.eu/2017/06/15/opinion-215-adding-some-spice-to-the-trade-environment-debate/ #EU

Tory election research found Boris Johnson was ‘deeply divisive’ - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/15/tory-election-research-found-boris-johnson-was-deeply-divisive “Tory focus groups scored Amber Rudd more highly”

“Hard #Brexit would be disastrous for the capital’s economy. The city’s 73 MPs need to start making demands” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/15/london-mps-hard-brexit do it

Smoking rate in UK falls to second-lowest in Europe - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/15/smoking-rate-in-uk-falls-to-second-lowest-in-europe excellent news


With Grenfell Tower, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/15/grenfell-tower-red-tape-safety-deregulation #deregulation can kill


EU’s top court says The Pirate Bay can be blocked, because it knowingly links to unauthorized copyright material - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/eus-top-court-says-pirate-bay-can-blocked-knowingly-links-unauthorized-copyright-material/

Challenging the ICT Patent Framework for Responsible Innovation - https://inno.limequery.com/228186 a chance to say why #swpats must go… #freesw


The Chilling Effects Of A SLAPP Suit: My Story - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170613/21220237581/chilling-effects-slapp-suit-my-story.shtml @mmasnick: “got more emotional than I had expected it to be.”


Thursday, 15 June 2017

170615


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170614 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170614.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

China’s strategic plan for a robotic future is working: 500+ Chinese robot companies - https://www.therobotreport.com/news/500-chinese-robot-companies just like in the UK; or not


Interview With @JanAlbrecht on EU’s #Copyright Directive - http://copybuzz.com/interviews/interview-jan-philipp-albrecht/ lots of fascinating thoughts

How a crippling shortage of analysts let the London Bridge attackers through - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/10/london-bridge-attackers-intelligence-overload?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other strong #crypto is not the problem

Opinion 2/15: Adding Some Spice To The Trade & Environment Debate - http://europeanlawblog.eu/2017/06/15/opinion-215-adding-some-spice-to-the-trade-environment-debate/ #EU

Tory election research found Boris Johnson was ‘deeply divisive’ - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/15/tory-election-research-found-boris-johnson-was-deeply-divisive “Tory focus groups scored Amber Rudd more highly”

“Hard #Brexit would be disastrous for the capital’s economy. The city’s 73 MPs need to start making demands” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/15/london-mps-hard-brexit do it

Smoking rate in UK falls to second-lowest in Europe - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/15/smoking-rate-in-uk-falls-to-second-lowest-in-europe excellent news


With Grenfell Tower, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/15/grenfell-tower-red-tape-safety-deregulation #deregulation can kill


EU’s top court says The Pirate Bay can be blocked, because it knowingly links to unauthorized copyright material - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/eus-top-court-says-pirate-bay-can-blocked-knowingly-links-unauthorized-copyright-material/

Challenging the ICT Patent Framework for Responsible Innovation - https://inno.limequery.com/228186 a chance to say why #swpats must go… #freesw


The Chilling Effects Of A SLAPP Suit: My Story - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170613/21220237581/chilling-effects-slapp-suit-my-story.shtml @mmasnick: “got more emotional than I had expected it to be.”


Wednesday, 14 June 2017

170614


Interview With Jan Philipp Albrecht on EU’s #Copyright Directive - http://copybuzz.com/interviews/interview-jan-philipp-albrecht/ lots of fascinating thoughts


Global demand for coal falls in 2016 for second year in a row - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/13/coal-global-demand-falls-2016-second-year-in-row-fossil-fuel coal is dying everywhere… #renewables

Encryption, security and liberties: position of the “Observatoire des Libertés et du Numérique” - https://www.laquadrature.net/en/oln-encryption-position

Tax evaders exposed: why the super-rich are even richer than we thought - https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2017/jun/14/tax-evaders-exposed-why-super-rich-are-even-richer-than-we-thought staggering how they won’t pay their dues



James Clapper Says Nerd Magic Can Solve Terrorist Content Filtering, Create Safe Encryption Backdoors - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170610/07491837554/james-clapper-says-nerd-magic-can-solve-terrorist-content-filtering-create-safe-encryption-backdoors.shtml not again…

Teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after three-day ordeal - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/14/teenagers-rescued-from-paris-catacombs-after-three-day-ordeal “150 miles (250km) of underground tunnels” yikes


Monday, 12 June 2017

170612


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170611 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2017/06/170611.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK household spending falls for first time since 2013 - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jun/12/uk-household-spending-falls-for-first-time-since-2013 #brexit crashing economy & hasn’t even happened yet…

May is the past for Tories now. And Amber Rudd looks like the future - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/12/may-tories-amber-rudd-prime-minister-leadership she seems to be the best of a bad bunch


Air pollution more harmful to children in cars than outside, warns top scientist - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/12/children-risk-air-pollution-cars-former-uk-chief-scientist-warns


BBC reporter accidentally drops the c-bomb live on air -
http://mashable.com/2017/06/12/bbc-reporter-jeremy-hunt-rude-name/
nōmen est ōmen


Untangling the other dark web – of pervasive, inescapable, corporate #surveillance - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/untangling-dark-web-pervasive-inescapable-corporate-surveillance/ this is serious #privacy

Fighting the Free Speech Chill - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBsxGjjnRpk&feature=youtu.be great talk by the great @mmasnick: please support him - https://www.isupportjournalism.com/


Sunday, 11 June 2017

170611


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170610 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170610.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

‘We felt something remarkable happening’: why a red tide rose on banks of the Thames - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/labour-sweeps-middle-england-reading-east-something-remarkable-happening interesting analysis of #ge17

#ge17: May’s plan to govern with DUP support thrown into confusion - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/theresa-may-dup-deal-snag-tory-rebellion she was right - a coalition of chaos – hers

How Jeremy Corbyn turned a youth surge into general election votes - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/jeremy-corbyn-youth-surge-votes-digital-activists fascinating stuff #ge17

Trump’s state visit to Britain put on hold - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/11/donald-trump-state-visit-to-britain-put-on-hold “did not want trip to go ahead if large-scale public protests” a win…

May’s election victory is pyrrhic - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/11/theresa-mays-election-victory-will-prove-pyrrhic-indeed “never interfere with an enemy that’s in the process of destroying itself” #ge17

Trump’s too scared to come to UK. - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/11/trump-scared-uk-protest-us-president “What do we want? Not Trump. When do we want him? Never.”

#Brexit-lite back on the table as Britain rethinks its options after election - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/11/brexit-lite-back-on-table-as-britain-rethinks-options-after-election ‘Norway option’ winning support


170610


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170609 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170609.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

London Bridge: police tell how terrorists wanted to use truck - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/10/worse-terror-attack-on-london-bridge-foiled-by-chance-police-say real threat is not strong #crypto, but big lorries

“Everyone should shut the fuck up and get on with making sure we can run the country.” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/theresa-may-top-advisers-quit-nick-timothy-fiona-hill-tory-recriminations-grow tories a little tetchy…?

She must respond to electorate’s rejection of austerity & hard Brexit.” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/10/observer-view-general-election-theresa-may-debacle #brexiter nutters, you lost, get over it

‘Drop hard Brexit plans’, leading Tory and Labour MPs tell May - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/election-nicky-morgan-theresa-hard-brexit “throw open the debate on Brexit the country wants”

"May took the fateful decision to call the election having been urged to do so by commission president Jean-Claude Juncker." hahahahahaha

May wanted a mandate for hard #Brexit. Now EU expects a softer tone - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/may-mandate-hard-brexit-europe-expects-soft “EU could scale back its demands” get over it

Saturday, 10 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170608 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170608.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Pilgrim prayers on the road to Lhasa - http://supchina.com/photos/pilgrim-prayers-road-lhasa/ incredible pic #tibet


Lord Buckethead, Elmo and Mr Fishfinger: a very British election - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/09/lord-buckethead-elmo-and-mr-fish-finger-a-very-british-election makes one proud to be British again… #ge17

UK police arrest man picked out from the crowd in real time by automatic facial recognition system - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/uk-police-arrest-man-picked-crowd-real-time-automatic-facial-recognition-system/ the future?

Battersea Power Station’s iconic chimneys rebuild complete - http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/13993/battersea_power_station_s_iconic_chimneys_rebuild_complete at last - excellent #london

The rise of the remainers is about to begin. May’s #Brexit strategy lies in ruins - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/09/rise-remainers-begin-theresa-may-election-brexit-strategy-ruins this is a key result of #ge17

when #brexiters start whining about remainers starting to assert themselves, remember what to tell them: “you lost #ge17, get over it”…

may said: "this is election is all about giving me a mandate for hard #brexit"; voters said: “get lost, we don’t want it…” #ge17


Thursday, 8 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170607 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170607.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


‘Big Room’ to Boost Yuan’s Usage Among Belt and Road Nations, Central Bank Official Says - http://www.caixinglobal.com/2017-06-08/101099268.html well, of course… #OBOR

London Bridge attack: Spanish victim’s heroic last moments revealed - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/07/spaniard-ignacio-echeverria-confirmed-as-killed-in-london-attack honour to spain’s hero

EU could give police direct access to cloud data in wake of terror attacks - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/08/european-union-police-direct-access-cloud-data-terror-attacks-threats huh? what does that even mean?

IMCO Vote On #Copyright In The DSM: Crying Tears Of…? - http://copybuzz.com/copyright/imco-vote-copyright-dsm-crying/ good news, bad news…

emergency actions to protect the remaining vaquitas - http://email.wwf.org.uk/MYJ2wBcDbV3MR75WDtQNJOo1Siyi5IQolrvZlcNWqqu/WebView.aspx maybe too late - fewer than 30 left… #mx


Saudi Arabia footballers ignore minute’s silence for London attack victims - https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/jun/08/saudi-arabia-footballers-ignore-minutes-silence-for-london-attack-victims @theresa_may’s great friends #ge17

It’s Been So Windy in Europe That Electricity Prices Have Turned Negative - https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/its-been-so-windy-in-europe-that-electricity-prices-have-turned-negative nice #renewables

‘Coal is dead’, oil faces ‘peak demand’ - world’s largest investment group - https://thinkprogress.org/coal-is-dead-692729aa910d $5 trillion says fossil fuels are dead


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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170606 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170606.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


Most UK ISPs block Private Internet Access by default - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/uk-isps-block-private-internet-access-default/ #censorship alive and well in UK… #ge17

last chance: Please Write to MEPs to Stop Awful #Copyright Proposals - https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.nl/2017/05/urgent-please-write-to-meps-to-stop.html very bad stuff: EU people, write to MEPs now

‘Spectacular’ drop in #renewableenergy costs leads to record global boost - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/06/spectacular-drop-in-renewable-energy-costs-leads-to-record-global-boost who needs @realDonaldTrump? not us

Golden handshakes of almost half a million at #Wikimedia Foundation - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/07/golden_handshakes_at_wikipedia/ this sounds like a right mess…

UK leads the way on emissions reductions, despite overall increase across the EU - http://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/uk-leads-the-way-on-emissions-reductions-despite-overall-increase-across-the-eu/ that’s welcome, if surprising

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren’t cut, study warns - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/07/us-coastal-flooding-carbon-emissions-study well, naturally… #climatechange


Tuesday, 6 June 2017

170606


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170605 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2017/06/170605.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Cancel Trump state visit, says Sadiq Khan, after London attack tweets - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/05/donald-trump-attack-courts-travel-ban-london yup: @realDonaldTrump, you are not welcome

.@eldiarioes Deputy Director explains why EU’s link tax is bad news for the press - http://copybuzz.com/copyright/link-tax-editors-story/ say no: https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.nl/2017/05/urgent-please-write-to-meps-to-stop.html


Xi eyes bigger role for California in #China-U.S. cooperation - http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-06/06/c_136344690.htm yeah, who needs @realDonaldTrump? #renewables


Monday, 5 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170604 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170604.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Farmers feeling increasingly gloomy about future ahead of #Brexit, says NFU - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/05/farmers-feeling-increasingly-gloomy-about-future-ahead-of-brexit-says-nfu well, we did warn them…

Tim Farron warns of win for terrorists if web is made surveillance tool - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/05/tim-farron-warns-of-win-for-terrorists-if-web-is-made-a-surveillance-tool he’s right, you know…

Asian cities set to benefit most from green growth as US retreats - https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jun/05/asia-benefit-green-growth-us-retreats “$1.5tn in increased growth & millions of jobs”

Bad law, not bad luck: Article 13 of new EU #Copyright Directive requires general upload filters - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/bad-law-not-bad-luck-article-13-new-eu-copyright-directive-requires-general-upload-filters/ contact MEPs…

I survived London Bridge and feel lucky. And angry. I cannot unsee what I saw - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/05/london-bridge-attack-lucky-cannot-unsee-what-i-saw

May attacks Corbyn’s ‘shoot to kill’ using “a misleadingly headlined 18-month-old @BBC video clip.” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/05/theresa-may-attacks-corybn-shoot-to-kill-stance-as-bbc-clip-is-shared-online surprise

“With finite resources, authorities have to weigh up who poses greatest threat” - http://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-security-copycats-idUSKBN18W2JW mass surveillance makes it worse


Sunday, 4 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170603 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170603.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Britain is being led to epic act of national self-harm over #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/03/britain-being-led-to-epic-act-self-harm-brexit “M20 and M2 will become gigantic truck parks”

‘Blame the internet’ is just not a good enough response, Theresa May - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/04/internet-theresa-may-cyberspace-london-bridge well said, well written

UK government to be taken back to court again over air pollution - https://www.newscientist.com/article/2133222-uk-government-to-be-taken-back-to-court-again-over-air-pollution/ and this even before #brexit's race to the bottom


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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170602 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170602.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

‘Make our planet great again’: Macron praised for response to Trump - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/03/make-our-planet-great-again-macron-praised-for-response-to-trump the contrast with sycophantic May is painful

#Canada MP gives speech in Mohawk language in parliamentary first - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/02/canadian-mp-speech-mohawk-language this is just wonderful #kudos #linguistics


Saturday, 3 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170601 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170601.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

China’s ivory ban sparks dramatic drop in prices across Asia - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/02/chinas-ivory-ban-sparks-dramatic-drop-in-prices-across-asia but the tories aren’t supporting the ban… #ge17

‘I’m a denialist.’ Confessions of a passionate remainer - https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jun/02/ian-mcewan-denialist-confessions-remainer-brexit superb piece; describes my views too… #brexit

Without EU regulations on chemicals, the UK will be a toxic dumping ground - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/01/eu-regulations-chemicals-brexit-uk-cancer-eu #WellDoneBrexiters

LIBE Opinion on #Copyright in Digital Single Market: Trying to put boundaries on the Censorship Filter - http://copyright4creativity.eu/2017/06/02/libe-opinion-on-copyright-in-the-digital-single-market-trying-to-put-boundaries-on-the-censorship-filter/ just bin it

EU to bypass Trump administration after Paris climate agreement pullout - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/02/european-leaders-vow-to-keep-fighting-global-warming-despite-us-withdrawal excellent move

Fight to stop controversial Canadian pipeline gets fresh backing in BC - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/02/canada-coalition-block-pipeline-trans-mountain yay #canada

Last EP Committee on #copyright reform balances civil liberties with political reality - http://www.communia-association.org/2017/05/29/last-ep-committee-opinion-copyright-reform-balances-civil-liberties-political-reality/ come on, just bin it

Tactical Voting Dashboard to limit Theresa May’s majority and stop an extreme Brexit - https://bestforbritain.org/vote-smart #ge17




Thursday, 1 June 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170531 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170531.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK government confirms plans to destroy the British software industry - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/uk-government-confirms-plans-destroy-british-software-industry/ plans to break #crypto are self-harming

European Parliament: dump Trump, save climate - https://act.wemove.eu/campaigns/paris-agreement work with #china - it’s the only option #epetition

Aussie Catering Company Pokes Brewery Over Trademark Spat, Now Finds Itself Potentially Losing The Mark Entirely - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170526/09391037458/aussie-catering-company-pokes-brewery-over-trademark-spat-now-finds-itself-potentially-losing-mark-entirely.shtml

‘3 minutes of nothing’: Herald reporter reflects on PM encounter - http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/three-minutes-of-nothing-herald-reporter-reflects-on-pm-encounter/story-30363961-detail/story.html this is the real Theresa May: a nullity #ge17


Operation Car Wash: Is this biggest corruption scandal in history? - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/01/brazil-operation-car-wash-is-this-the-biggest-corruption-scandal-in-history poor #brazil. amazing story, great journalism



Nigel Farage is ‘person of interest’ in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/01/nigel-farage-is-person-of-interest-in-fbi-investigation-into-trump-and-russia what larks

brutal bear baiting in #Pakistan - http://world-animal-protection.msgfocus.com/q/1m6unlwQ9EGbqee7c1W3/wv no civilised country would permit this abuse #pk

CJEU pirate streaming ruling reiterates need for Analog Equivalent Rights - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/supreme-courts-pirate-streaming-ruling-shows-need-analog-equivalent-rights/ more #copyright madness

Romanian Parliament: EU #Copyright reform does more harm than good - https://edri.org/romanian-parliament-eu-copyright-reform-does-more-harm-than-good/ clever romanians… #ro




Congress ‘Fixes’ Child Porn ‘Loophole’ With 15-Year Prison Sentences For Teen Sexting - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170531/22434037493/congress-fixes-child-porn-loophole-with-15-year-prison-sentences-teen-sexting.shtml this is just awful

France’s longest-serving TV anchor sacked by state broadcaster - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/01/frances-longest-serving-tv-anchor-sacked-by-state-broadcaster oh no, not David Pujadas…

Our Response To Titan Note Sending A Frivolous Takedown Notice Over Our Critical Coverage - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170531/16392437490/our-response-to-titan-note-sending-frivolous-takedown-notice-over-our-critical-coverage.shtml @mmasnick is a hero

US tried to derail climate action before – t ended in humiliating defeat - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/01/the-us-tried-to-derail-climate-action-before-and-it-ended-in-humiliating-defeat now will be @realDonaldTrump humiliated

Why the Chinese love clunky #QR codes, despite privacy and security shortcomings - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/chinese-love-clunky-qr-codes-despite-privacy-security-shortcomings/ all thanks to #WeChat #china

Paris deal pullout is more damaging to the US than the climate - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/01/donald-trump-paris-climate-deal-pullout-us-impact we must make sure it’s as damaging as possible…

Trump just cemented his legacy as America’s worst-ever president - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jun/01/donald-trump-just-cemented-his-legacy-as-americas-worst-ever-president perhaps his only shot at being the most something

China & EU confront Trump on climate change. May fawns over him - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/01/china-eu-climate-change-may-trump do you really want to vote for a poodle? #ge17