Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Monday, 16 July 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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


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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…?


Tuesday, 10 July 2018

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/07/180709.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


Elsevier Will Monitor Open Science In EU Using Measurement System That Favors Its Own Titles - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180706/09314440182/elsevier-will-monitor-open-science-eu-using-measurement-system-that-favors-own-titles.shtml serious conflict of interests here #metrics

Stop the censorship-machinery! Save the Internet! - https://www.change.org/p/european-parliament-stop-the-censorship-machinery-save-the-internet 900,000 have signed now - let’s get it to a million… #copyrightdirective #article13

SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh Bought Verizon’s Silly Argument That Breaking Net Neutrality Is A 1st Amendment Right - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180710/08061140209/scotus-nominee-kavanaugh-bought-verizons-silly-argument-that-breaking-net-neutrality-is-1st-amendment-right.shtml not good



Fake News Is A Meaningless Term, And Our Obsession Over It Continues To Harm Actual News - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180627/17123840122/fake-news-is-meaningless-term-our-obsession-over-it-continues-to-harm-actual-news.shtml agreed: pl. don’t use it or spread it except to debunk it…