Tuesday, 11 December 2018

181211


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/12/181210.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

What is behind the spread of a mysterious allergy to meat? - https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/dec/11/mysterious-allergy-to-meat-alpha-gal-lone-star-tick ticks. are. Evil.

#Brexit is a failed project. Labour must oppose it - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/11/brexit-labour-second-referendum-vote-remain-paul-mason it must indeed if it wants to retain any political credibility for the future… #brexitchaos

Copyright Directive: how competing big business lobbies drowned out critical voices - https://corporateeurope.org/power-lobbies/2018/12/copyright-directive-how-competing-big-business-lobbies-drowned-out-critical very thorough exploration of how the playing field is completely tilted in favour of big business and big money in the world of #copyright legislation

Facts not fakes. Do not kill neighboring rights - https://www.afp.com/en/inside-afp/facts-not-fakes-do-not-kill-neighboring-rights shameful piece by a journalist who ought to know better; wants to make facts subject to #copyright - something that has never been the case for 300 years… #article11

“Occasionally he may risk his life” - https://www.afp.com/en/inside-afp/facts-not-fakes-do-not-kill-neighboring-rights this constant appeal to emotion underlines the fact that the author knows the facts are not on his side: #article11 will not bring in more money for journalists, or even publishers - http://copybuzz.com/copyright/eu-reform/article-11-driven-by-rhetoric-not-by-arithmetic/

The EU says it wants Europeans to engage with it: now that 4 MILLION of them have opposed mass censorship through #Article13, will they listen? - https://boingboing.net/2018/12/11/kill-article-13-now.html nope #article13

Dover checks ‘would take eight hours per lorry’ in no-deal Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/11/dover-checks-would-take-eight-hours-per-lorry-in-no-deal-brexit Road Haulage Association warned: “plans for no-deal Brexit were “dire” and the sector faced a catastrophe on 30 March.”

US accused of obstructing talks at UN #climatechange summit - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/11/us-accused-of-obstructing-talks-at-un-climate-change-summit disgraceful that it should come to this…


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