Saturday, 3 December 2016

161202


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161201 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/12/161201.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Quitting UN climate change body could be Trump's quickest exit from Paris deal - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/02/trump-break-from-paris-climate-deal-unfccc-exit probably best, others take over


#Trump supports Dakota pipeline – but claims it's not due to his investment in it - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/02/donald-trump-dakota-access-pipeline-support-investment yeah, riiight #cronycapitalism



Thursday, 1 December 2016

161201


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161130 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161130.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Boris Johnson backed free movement in private talks, ambassadors say - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/30/boris-johnson-backed-free-movement-in-private-talks-ambassadors-say still clueless about what he's doing #brexit

Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/01/climate-change-trigger-unimaginable-refugee-crisis-senior-military let's hope trump listens 2 military at least

lovers of mozart's music may find this rather...impressive - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqXpIYr9Rv4

Snooping, data leaks and the threat to online privacy - http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/11/snooping-data-leaks-threat-online-privacy-161128152550659.html "threaten civil liberties and expose new vulnerabilities"


Watchdog rejects "hostile narrative" of UK anti-terror laws being "ratcheted up" - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/12/uk-terror-watchdog-backs-strong-responsible-less-intrusive-spy-laws/ er, #SnoopersCharter???




Wednesday, 30 November 2016

161130


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161129 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161129.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#AU Gov majority backs a dead horse but Labor and Greens slam #TPP - http://aftinet.org.au/cms/node/1317 ridiculous: will weaken future negotiations

Intelligence experts urge Obama to end Edward Snowden's 'untenable exile' - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/29/edward-snowden-exile-church-committee-letter-obama-cia just do it, obama...

Ministers want controls on skilled and unskilled EU workers, say sources - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/30/ministers-want-controls-on-skilled-and-unskilled-eu-workers-say-sources yeah, stop skilled workers coming, clever

Frightened by Trump? You don’t know the half of it - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/30/donald-trump-george-monbiot-misinformation "staffers are from an opaque corporate misinformation network"

Tearing up US deal with #Iran would be disastrous, says CIA chief - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/30/john-brennan-tearing-up-us-deal-with-iran-would-be-disastrous-says-cia-chief don't often agree with him, but he's right here

Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen - https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/nov/30/cycling-revolution-bikes-outnumber-cars-first-time-copenhagen-denmark #london needs to do more here #dk

Call for views: Modernising the European #copyright framework - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/call-for-views-modernising-the-european-copyright-framework UK consultation closes 6 December

Russia Draws On Chinese Expertise And Technology To Clamp Down On Internet Users Even More - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161129/09210136150/russia-draws-chinese-expertise-technology-to-clamp-down-internet-users-even-more.shtml #BFF

Europol hit by data security breach, blames human error - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/11/europol-hit-by-data-security-breach-blames-human-error/ another reason Internet Connection Records will leak...

A disappointing #TTIP human rights assessment - https://blog.ffii.org/a-disappointing-ttip-human-rights-assessment/ tl;dr - the @Ecorys report is predictably supine and mealymouthed

European Union Directive on counterterrorism is seriously flawed - https://edri.org/european-union-directive-counterterrorism-seriously-flawed/ "could lead to criminalising public protests"

Cop filmed killing fleeing suspect testified he felt “total fear” - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/11/cop-filmed-killing-fleeing-suspect-testified-he-felt-total-fear/ yeah, riiight


Ahead Of President Trump, The Web's One And Only Backup Wants To Make A Backup Of Itself (In Canada) - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161130/07225636156/ahead-president-trump-webs-one-only-backup-wants-to-make-backup-itself-canada.shtml just in case


Tuesday, 29 November 2016

161129


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161128 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161128.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Digital Economy Bill passed by MPs, ISP porn blocking plan waved through - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/11/digital-economy-bill-politicos-to-greenlight-isp-porn-blocking-plan/ welcome to the prudish police state UK

Theresa May signs up to unitary patent, accepts supremacy of top EU court - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/11/uk-ratify-unitary-patent-accepts-supremacy-of-top-eu-court/ well, that's awkward #brexit #UPC


Taliban ​facing financial crisis as civilian deaths deter donors - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/29/afghan-taliban-facing-financial-crisis-as-civilian-deaths-deter-donors our heart bleeds...

Germans want Merkel to take tough line with UK over #Brexit, poll finds - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/29/germans-want-merkel-to-take-tough-line-with-uk-over-brexit-poll-finds so there's that...

Get ready for 24-30% reduction in cost of #windpower by 2030 - http://arstechnica.co.uk/science/2016/11/get-ready-for-reduction-in-cost-of-wind-power-by-2030/ great news, but I expect we'll do even better

Time for Elsexit? - https://gowers.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/time-for-elsexit/ important post about @jisc's pathetic negotiating skills, & what to do about it (v @yvonnenobis)

French nuclear power  'worst situation ever', says former EDF director - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/29/french-nuclear-power-worst-situation-ever-former-edf-director "renewable power will match Hinkley Point"

#Uber tells Europe’s top court that taxi app is a “digital economy” champ - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/11/uber-tells-europe-top-court-taxi-app-digital-economy-champ/ important case with big ramifications


Cameroonian Government Calls Social Media A 'New Form Of Terrorism' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161116/10174936059/cameroonian-government-calls-social-media-new-form-terrorism.shtml uh-huh

Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain, Line 3 pipelines - http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/federal-cabinet-trudeau-pipeline-decisions-1.3872828 - "a million more barrels of oil a day" #tarsands #ca

#RCEP must not be another #TPP, say 316 regional civil society groups - http://www.bilaterals.org/?civil-society-open-letter-to #ISDS proposed too..


Monday, 28 November 2016

161128


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161127 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161127.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Hard #Brexit would damage 'almost every sector' of UK economy - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/28/hard-brexit-would-damage-almost-every-sector-of-uk-economy "a cross-party study warns"

German interior ministry wants 2 diminish citizens’ data #privacy rights - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/11/germany-diminish-citizens-data-privacy-rights/ hey, was gibt's, Germany? #dataprotection

UK tech visa applications skyrocket after government slackens rules - http://arstechnica.co.uk/business/2016/11/tech-visa-uk-applications-skyrocket/ damn immigrants, powering our tech industry...

Somehow Everyone Comes Out Looking Terrible In The Effort For Election Recounts - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161128/00444036141/somehow-everyone-comes-out-looking-terrible-effort-election-recounts.shtml what a mess #us

UK unlikely to stay in single market, Tory document suggests - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/28/uk-unlikely-to-stay-in-single-market-tory-document-suggests clueless idiots; a second referendum only way forward

"How could you betray me?" - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/28/conversation-father-trump-supporter "I don’t think women like you have anything to fear from Trump"; what an utter moron


Sunday, 27 November 2016

161127


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161126 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161126.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

‘A recipe for scandal’: Trump conflicts of interest point to constitutional crisis - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/27/donald-trump-conflicts-interest-constitutional-crisis interesting times

“#FOIA superhero” launches campaign to  make Trump’s admin transparent - http://www.salon.com/2016/11/27/foia-superhero-launches-campaign-to-make-donald-trumps-administration-transparent/ funding needed - https://www.gofundme.com/operation-45

talking of #FOI, Karl Auerbach pointed out to me that US Privacy Act of 1974 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Privacy_Act_of_1974 is another useful option

#Chechnya picks leader's aide with an Apprentice-style reality show - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/25/chechnya-leader-apprentice-reality-show </insert reference to another country here>


161126


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161125 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/11/161125.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Send patients 2 private sector to avert winter crisis, hospitals told - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/26/send-patients-to-private-sector-to-avert-winter-crisis-hospitals-told clever: privatisation by stealth, adds costs

Donald Trump’s stock in Dakota Access oil pipeline company raises concern - http://www.salon.com/2016/11/25/trumps-stock-in-oil-pipeline-company-raises-concern/ as it should... #DAPL


Thunderstorm asthma: 'an event equivalent to a terrorist attack' - https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/nov/27/thunderstorm-asthma-oure-talking-an-event-equivalent-to-a-terrorist-attack climate change far more serious than terrorism