Tuesday, 7 August 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/08/180806.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

‘We’re a people destroyed’: why Uighur Muslims across China are living in fear - https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/aug/07/why-uighur-muslims-across-china-are-living-in-fear depressing report on #china's genocidal repression in #xinjiang

Evidence Mounts: UK Study Shows Better Legal Alternatives Pushing Pirates To Become Customers - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180803/10233540360/evidence-mounts-uk-study-shows-better-legal-alternatives-pushing-pirates-to-become-customers.shtml as many of us have been saying for years…

“Washington is ready to help EU politicians make decisions based on scientific evidence.” - https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/europes-gm-legislation-is-outdated-us-says-after-court-ruling-on-gene-editing/ US can just shut up until it accepts the scientific evidence on anthropogenic #climatechange

Pro-government Saudi twitter account posts 9/11-inspired threat to Canada - https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/pro-government-saudi-twitter-a.html “What could be more emblematic of the spendthrift incompetence of the new Saudi Arabian regime than threatening to crash a jetliner into a radio mast?”

Paradise Foundation Honors African Rangers Protecting Wildlife - https://www.alizila.com/paradise-foundation-honors-african-rangers-protecting-wildlife/ great to see these brave people rewarded; good stuff from #JackMa - why doesn’t @JeffBezos do the same for the, er, Amazon and its defenders…?

MPAA: To Save Free Speech, We Must Broadly Censor Free Speech - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180805/01112440372/mpaa-to-save-free-speech-we-must-broadly-censor-free-speech.shtml a classic @mmasnick evisceration of cynical tosh #copyright

Help us find the world’s electoral boundaries - http://blog.okfn.org/2018/08/07/help-us-find-the-worlds-electoral-boundaries/ interesting project

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