Tuesday, 19 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170917 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170917.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia & Ukraine - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/17/cyprus-selling-eu-citizenship-to-super-rich-of-russia-and-ukraine UK gets this free; now throwing it away #brexit

W3C Publishes Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) as a W3C Recommendation - https://www.w3.org/2017/09/pressrelease-eme-recommendation.html.en shame on @w3c for adding #DRM to HTML

Soviet officer who averted cold war nuclear disaster dies aged 77 - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/18/soviet-officer-who-averted-cold-war-nuclear-disaster-dies-aged-77 this is what a modern hero looks like

find out how your MP voted on the EU Withdrawal Bill https://bestforbritain.org/WithdrawalBill just enter postcode; can then send email to MP…

“Effective today, @EFF is resigning from the W3C.” - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/open-letter-w3c-director-ceo-team-and-membership good to see someone has principles #DRM; time to boycott @W3C?

Turkish high school students will no longer be taught “controversial” evolutionary theory - https://boingboing.net/2017/09/18/gollum-erdogan.html #turkey goes medieval

Shanghai’s newest theater has a three-layered facade that’s always rotating - http://mashable.com/2017/09/18/shanghai-kinetic-theater-landmark/ more amazing architecture in #china

Monday, 18 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170916 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2017/09/170916.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Frustrated EU fears Britain is ‘heading for the #Brexit rocks’ - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/16/european-union-frustration-britain-heading-for-brexit-rocks imagine how the sane 16 millions Brits feel…

#Brazil: Stop #Corruption Killing the Amazon - https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/all_for_amazon_loc/ 1.2 million have signed; let’s make it 1.5 million…

James O’Brien Explains Why Voters Have Been ‘Conned’ Over #Brexit - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/james-obrien-brexit-con_uk_59ba74f6e4b02da0e13f7bab this is really good - very clear explanation

Call to Action: Write to the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee on the upcoming #copyright vote - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/call-action-write-european-parliaments-legal-affairs-committee-upcoming-copyright-vote/

Hardline Israeli rabbis use tough checks on Jewish identity to block marriages - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/16/rabbis-block-marriages-israeljewish-identity-human-rights rational solution: embrace atheism

Sunday, 17 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170915 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170915.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK exporters have ‘hoarded’ gains from fall in sterling, says ONS - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/sep/15/uk-exporters-have-hoarded-gains-from-fall-in-sterling-says-ons another reason why #brexit will be a disaster

UK legal claims grow over exposure at work to toxic diesel fumes - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/16/legal-claims-grow-exposure-at-work-to-toxic-diesel-fumes action needed

All the things we were told about Brexit that now turn out to be wrong - http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/things-were-told-brexit-now-459168 I know it’s hard to keep track, so many now

Saturday, 16 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170914 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170914.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Chinese IT giant #Huawei has big plans for the cloud in Western markets, with important implications for #privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/chinese-giant-huawei-big-plans-cloud-western-markets-important-implications-privacy/

Moral Muppets At @Harvard Cave In To The CIA; Rescind Chelsea Manning’s Fellowship - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170915/09593238214/moral-muppets-harvard-cave-to-cia-rescind-chelsea-mannings-fellowship.shtml @mmasnick on fine, angry form

Friday, 15 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170913 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170913.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#Apache Software Foundation Confirms #Equifax Data Breach Due to Failure to Install Patches for Struts Exploit - https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/media-alert-the-apache-software
Four Times No: Article 13 Censorship Filter Confirmed As Illegal - http://copybuzz.com/facts-figures/4-times-no-article-13-censorship-filter-confirmed-illegal/ just bin it #copyright

Home secretary ignores court order & sends asylum seeker to Kabul - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/14/home-secretary-ignores-court-order-sends-asylum-seeker-kabul-samim-bigzad UK gov just ignores the law - #brexit breakdown

Thursday, 14 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170912 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170912.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

New iPhones: why is Apple’s pricing the same in pounds and dollars? - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/13/apple-iphone-x-launch-uk-prices-dollar-parity because #brexit has trashed the pound, obvs

Brexit is a great British bore. Europe has moved on, & the UK should be worried - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/13/brexit-britain-eu-european another reason #brexit a disaster

Another threat to your #privacy: the way you write - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/09/another-threat-privacy-way-write/ has the NSA got a yottabyte yet? #surveillance

Wednesday, 13 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170911 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170911.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“ideas – and exponential growth they imply – are getting harder & harder to find” - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/09/11/are_we_running_out_of_ideas/ growth not the point of research

Civil Liberties Groups Release First Report on Ag-Gag Laws - https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2017/09/06/civil-liberties-groups-release-first-comprehensive-report-ag-gag-laws ag-gag laws have one purpose: to hide animal abuse

Welcome to #JEFTA! - https://corporateeurope.org/international-trade/2017/09/welcome-jefta which will benefit corporates far more than the public - as usual

How Congress Ignored Science and Fueled Antibiotic Resistance - https://www.wired.com/story/big-chicken/ millions are likely to die because of big-ag greed

Monday, 11 September 2017


Compensation body told Rotherham abuse victim she ‘consented’ - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/11/compensation-body-told-rotherham-abuse-victim-she-consented sickening; fire all the people responsible

The UK’s faith in a ‘sweet Brexit’ isn’t just deluded – it’s dangerous - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/11/uk-sweet-brexit-deluded-eu-europe-single-economy great quote at end:

"the way your suit is ruined with blood stains if the person standing next to you decides to shoot themselves in the foot" #brexit

No Europeans need apply: evidence mounts of discrimination in UK - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/11/no-europeans-need-apply-growing-evidence-discrimination-uk-brexit this is what we have become #WellDoneBrexiters

European #Copyright Reform: A New Directive Against Fundamental Freedoms - https://www.laquadrature.net/fr/node/10289

Lighthizer: Buy #GMOs Or Expect A Fight - http://www.agriculture.com/news/business/lighthizer-warning-buy-gmos-or-expect-a-fight only EU strong enough to fight this; #brexit means UK will get GMOs

Sunday, 3 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170901 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/09/170901.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Trump’s ambassador to #Israel refers to ‘alleged occupation’ of Palestinian territories - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/01/trump-ambassador-israel-david-friedman-alleged-occupation-palestinian-territories yeah, it was all a dream

the more I read rabid comments of #brexiters, the more it becomes clear it will take 50 years to heal harm #brexit has done to UK society

Saturday, 2 September 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170831 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/08/170831.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Power company kills nuclear plant, plans $6 billion in solar, battery investment - https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/08/florida-power-company-exchanging-nuclear-plans-for-solar-plans-cutting-rates/ this is the future #renewables

Big Ag Gets Ag-Gag Envy, Helps Bring In ‘Seed-Preemption’ Laws Across The US - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170830/09234038111/big-ag-gets-ag-gag-envy-helps-bring-seed-preemption-laws-across-us.shtml more bad stuff #seeds