Friday, 10 May 2019

190510


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2019/05/190509.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Germany blocking EU plans to stop spyware trade with dictators - https://www.euractiv.com/section/cybersecurity/news/exclusive-germany-blocking-eu-plans-to-stop-spyware-trade-with-dictators/ yet more disappointing behaviour from #germany, fast becoming a serious EU baddie


Palestinians turn to EU to counter Kushner plan - https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/palestinians-turn-to-eu-to-counter-kushner-plan/ US not an honest broker, EU should definitely step in #palestine

‘I like to operate’: #Bhutan's PM spends weekends as a surgeon - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/10/i-like-to-operate-bhutans-pm-spends-weekends-as-a-surgeon compare and contrast with UK’s utterly useless PM who can’t even do her main job, let alone save lives on the side

Apples Only For Apple: Apple Opposes A German Bicycle Path - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190507/14374642157/apples-only-apple-apple-opposes-german-bicycle-path.shtml @apple the bully…

Help us Save the Amazon! Anti-#Chevron Day, May 21 - https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-the-amazon-antichevron-day-may-21 classic abuse of #ISDS

Donald Tusk: chance of Brexit being cancelled could be 30% - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/10/donald-tusk-chance-of-brexit-being-cancelled-could-be-30 what a pity corbyn won’t harness this growing movement to do so; @UKLabour is going to get hammered…

EU Quietly Ramps Up Preparations To Re-introduce Blanket #DataRetention After Top Court Threw It Out In 2014 - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190508/09255542164/eu-quietly-ramps-up-preparations-to-re-introduce-blanket-data-retention-after-top-court-threw-it-out-2014.shtml ecommerce directive also under threat #article13/17



Krebskranke US-Lehrerin muss für Vertretung zahlen - https://www.spiegel.de/lebenundlernen/schule/kalifornien-krebskranke-lehrerin-muss-vertretungskraft-bezahlen-a-1266830.html “und zwar 200 Dollar pro Tag” #murica

European election win would revive no-deal Brexit option - Farage - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/10/brexit-party-win-would-put-no-deal-back-on-the-table-says-nigel-farage no it doesn’t; voting for a party without policies, led by someone who has reneged on his previous positions, is worthless and meaningless.

World-first brain surgery performed on endangered kākāpō parrot - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/10/bird-brain-world-first-surgery-performed-on-endangered-kakapo-parrot #2019 strikes again - but at least they got the macrons in the headline…

“The future is private” says Zuckerberg; not with him, judging by new investigations of #Facebook for #dataprotection failures - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2019/05/zuckerberg-promises-the-future-is-private-but-multiple-investigations-of-facebook-for-data-protection-failures-suggest-otherwise/ Zuck seems to live in another universe…

'Sicansíos!’: Geordie accent stumps Spanish Game of Thrones voice actors - https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/may/10/sicansios-game-of-thrones-accent-stumps-spanish-voice-actors interesting #linguistics

"if in 2016 European citizens were successfully cast as the people ahead of you in the queue at the GP surgery, over the last three years voters have realised that “the EU citizen is not taking an NHS bed from you – they’re standing by it, treating you”. - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/10/secret-stop-brexit-keep-simple

Nearly all the world’s countries sign deal to prevent plastic waste – except US - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/10/nearly-all-the-worlds-countries-sign-plastic-waste-deal-except-us I’m sorry, #murica, but you’re a disgrace…



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