Friday, 5 April 2019

190405


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2019/04/190404.html’s tweets as a single page

German Government’s Bullying Of FOI Group Provides A Warning Of How EU’s New #UploadFilters Will Be Used For Censorship - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190402/09114041924/german-governments-bullying-foi-group-provides-warning-how-eus-new-upload-filters-will-be-used-censorship.shtml it’s going to get much worse… #article13

House Democrats formally demand Trump’s tax returns from IRS - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/apr/03/trump-tax-returns-house-democrats-irs this could get interesting…

I see age verification companies that will create the biggest database of people’s porn preferences - perfect for blackmail - are now trying to smear people pointing out this is a stupid idea as “deliberately creating a climate of fear and confusion about the technologies” nope

Google Pay tells Euro users it has ditched UK for Ireland ahead of Brexit - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/04/05/google_pay_tells_euro_users_its_ditched_uk_for_ireland_ahead_of_brexit/ UK’s self-imposed journey into global irrelevance continues…


FWIW I now have an account on Mastodon: https://mastodon.social/@glynmoody it won't be as active as this one here, which may be a feature rather than a bug, but will have my main posts…

The New York Times’s chilling multimedia package on #China's use of “smart city” tech to create an open-air prison - https://boingboing.net/2019/04/05/belt-nroad-betatest.html great use of Web tech to report on appalling situation… #uyghurs #xinjiang

Copyright Enforcement Service Claims $600 Billion-Worth Of Images Are ‘Stolen’ Every Day - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190403/16130141934/copyright-enforcement-service-claims-600-billion-worth-images-are-stolen-every-day.shtml good job #copyright maximalists never exaggerate losses…



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