Wednesday, 15 May 2019

190514


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2019/05/190513.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after discovering spyware vulnerability - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/may/13/whatsapp-urges-users-to-upgrade-after-discovering-spyware-vulnerability interesting that none of the @BBC news report I heard bothered to mention that it was an Israeli company - not russian, or chinese - behind the malware, pretty important fact

EU settlement scheme doesn’t work, say couple held at airport - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/may/14/eu-settlement-scheme-doesnt-work-say-couple-held-at-airport this was utterly predictable, and will be a huge problem in years to come

Content emerges as new driver of Chinese e-commerce - https://technode.com/2019/05/14/content-emerges-as-new-driver-of-chinese-e-commerce/ “Chinese e-commerce giants pioneered the “shoppertainment” concept to combine the purchasing and entertaining experience.”

Good News! Indian State Saves Over $400 Million by Choosing Linux - https://itsfoss.com/kerala-linux/ great news #opensource

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/14/un-agency-meets-to-tackle-pollution-and-emissions-by-ships long overdue: “if shipping were a country, it would be the sixth biggest in terms of emissions share” #ClimateCatastrophe

“This statement notifies Parliament of compliance risks MI5 identified and reported within certain technology environments used to store and analyse data, including material obtained under the Investigatory Powers Act.” - https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2019-05-09/HCWS1552/

Germany’s #AfD turns on Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/14/germanys-afd-attacks-greta-thunberg-as-it-embraces-climate-denial my, but these people are evil; anyone voting for them really hates their own children

WhatsApp spyware attack was attempt to hack human rights data, says lawyer - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/may/14/whatsapp-spyware-vulnerability-targeted-lawyer-says-attempt-was-desperate lawyer “is involved in a civil case brought against the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group”

“Les plateformes de diffusion en ligne devront filtrer les publications mises en ligne pour s’assurer qu’elles ne contiennent pas des œuvres protégées” - https://www.gouvernement.fr/propriete-intellectuelle-le-droit-d-auteur-s-affirme-sur-internet French government admits it was lying all along… #article13/17

“extra layer of intended protection for press publishers is not matched by incentives for the platforms to carry press publishers’ content. Given the existing imbalance of power, it is likely to achieve the opposite of what is in-tended” - https://www.uea.ac.uk/law/research/ispblog/-/asset_publisher/hoPtvlk35W7q/blog/protecting-europe-s-content-production-from-us-giants #article11

What We Learned Through NewsMatch Can Help All of Local News - https://medium.com/informed-and-engaged/newsmatch-2018-learning-63923ce6ca2e

Adobe Warns Users Someone Else Might Sue Them For Using Old Versions Of Photoshop - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190514/10033542208/adobe-warns-users-someone-else-might-sue-them-using-old-versions-photoshop.shtml "For years we’ve noted repeatedly how in the modern era you no longer truly own the things you buy. " important stuff

Jury awards $2b to California couple who say Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller gave them cancer - https://boingboing.net/2019/05/14/bitter-pill.html I predict buying #monsanto will destroy @Bayer…



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