Sunday, 21 May 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170520 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170520.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#Brexit and the coming food crisis - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/may/21/brexit-coming-food-crisis-seasonal-migrant-labour-eu “food production depends on seasonal migrant labour from the EU”

Revealed: #Facebook's internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence - https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/21/revealed-facebook-internal-rulebook-sex-terrorism-violence this stuff is a mess; it won’t hold


170520


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170519 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170519.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page




Friday, 19 May 2017

170519


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170518 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170518.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK needs more immigrants to ‘avoid #Brexit catastrophe’ - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/19/uk-needs-more-immigrants-to-avoid-brexit-catastrophe bigoted #brexiters understand nothing

German business leaders urge Tories to rethink plan to leave single market - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/19/german-business-leaders-conservatives-tories-rethink-plan-leave-single-market-trade-eu not much support there, Boris #brexit

“No more excuses” as major global research funders take strong lead on clinical trial #transparency - http://www.alltrials.net/news/funders-agree-to-who-standards/


Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-hub and Libgen - https://torrentfreak.com/elsevier-wants-15-million-piracy-damages-from-sci-hub-and-libgen-170518/ @elsevier the bully strikes again…

Renegotiation Of#NAFTA To Include IP Rights, Digital Trade - https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/05/18/us-renegotiation-nafta-include-ip-rights-digital-trade/ here comes SOPA/ACTA…




Thursday, 18 May 2017

170518


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170517 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170517.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US Court Upholds Enforceability Of GNU #GPL As Both A License And A Contract - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170515/06040337368/us-court-upholds-enforceability-gnu-gpl-as-both-license-contract.shtml interesting & important case #freesw

#Facebook hit with fines and investigations in six EU countries over #privacy law breaches - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/facebook-hit-fines-investigations-six-eu-countries-privacy-law-breaches/ really piling up

Britain: Investigate the #Brexit referendum fraud - https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/brexit_referendum_32/ the referendum was stolen, not won…

Tell the UK Government: No #Backdoors in #Crypto - https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.nl/2017/05/tell-uk-government-no-backdoors-in.html here’s what I’ve just sent; consultation closes tomorrow

Brazil: explosive recordings implicate President Michel Temer in bribery - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/18/brazil-explosive-recordings-implicate-president-michel-temer-in-bribery impeach them both…


170517


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170516 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170516.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Fossil fuel lobby could be forced to declare interests at UN talks - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/17/fossil-fuel-lobby-to-declare-interests-at-un-talks long overdue

Dark money is pushing democracy in the UK over the edge - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/17/dark-money-democracy-billionaires-funding welcome to the great brexit banana republic

‘Narco-deforestation’: cocaine trade destroying swaths of Central America - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/16/drug-money-traffickers-destroying-swaths-forest-central-america another reason to decriminalise drugs

Inquiry launched into targeting of UK voters through social media - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/17/inquiry-launched-into-how-uk-parties-target-voters-through-social-media bit late now… #GE17

It’s coming: another call for everyone’s #DNA to be collected and stored permanently - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/coming-another-call-everyones-dna-collected-stored-permanently/ huge #privacy implications

#Renewables growing faster than expected – IEA - https://www.transportenvironment.org/news/renewables-growing-faster-expected-–-iea that’s good; need to tackle shipping as a priority now

#France: “a broad new environment ministry – the second most important position in government” - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/17/france-macron-his-government-left-right-centre contrast with UK…



Tuesday, 16 May 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170515 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170515.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


The free trade agreement with Singapore cannot, in its current form, be concluded by the EU alone” - CJEU big blow for @EU_Commission #ISDS

We Own It manifesto 2017: How public ownership can give us real control - https://weownit.org.uk/manifesto we need more #commons-based systems

Lib Dems pledge to end ‘Orwellian’ snooping powers in manifesto - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/15/lib_dems_manifesto_pledge_to_end_snooping/ that would be nice…

Brxt and brands – out of the EU in 680 days - http://ipkitten.blogspot.nl/2017/05/brxt-and-brands-out-of-eu-in-680-days.html looks like trademarks will be a staggering mess after #brexit

Ancillary #Copyright Would Be A Poison, Not A Cure - http://copybuzz.com/copyright/ancillary-copyright-poison-not-cure/ excellent explanation of a really bad idea #EU

The 5 Fundamental Flaws Of The Press Publisher’S Right, AKA Ancillary #Copyright - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/5-fundamental-flaws-press-publishers-right/ #EU

S&Ds push forward new measures to cut food waste in half by 2030 - http://mailchi.mp/socialistsanddemocrats/sds-push-forward-new-measures-to-cut-food-waste-in-half-by-745709?e=78e1c0c8ff long overdue; insane wastage

It’s coming: another call for everyone’s #DNA to be collected and stored permanently - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/05/coming-another-call-everyones-dna-collected-stored-permanently/ me on implications 4 #privacy

Wild boar gives British ambassador to Austria the chase - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/16/wild-boar-gives-british-ambassador-to-austria-the-chase understandable, given #brexit

New Netflix DRM Blocks Rooted Phone Owners From Downloading The Netflix App - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170516/06083537378/new-netflix-drm-blocks-rooted-phone-owners-downloading-netflix-app.shtml @netflix being evil with #drm


Monday, 15 May 2017

170515


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170514 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/05/170514.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

After Ceta: The Eu-Vietnam Agreement - http://www.cncd.be/After-CETA-The-EU-Vietnam will have #ISDS for corps, no enforceable rights for environment, like #CETA

JP Morgan appears to make good on #Brexit threat with new Dublin office - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/may/15/jp-morgan-landmark-office-dublin-brexit surprise. not.

Trump relying on charisma to bridge old divides on first foreign trip - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/14/donald-trump-first-trip-foreign-policy on his what???

EU backs away from trade statement in blow 2 China’s #OBOR plan - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/15/eu-china-summit-bejing-xi-jinping-belt-and-road wants “guarantees on transparency, sustainability”

Hold ISPs Responsible 4 Piracy After Brexit, Music Biz Says - https://torrentfreak.com/hold-isps-responsible-for-piracy-after-brexit-music-biz-says-170512/ copyright maximalists take every chance to demand more

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen hopes to stop elephant poachers in Afrika using big data - https://thenextweb.com/africa/2017/05/11/microsoft-co-founder-paul-allen-hopes-stop-elephant-poachers-afrika-using-big-data/ let’s hope, let’s hope

The Threat: A Conversation With Ross Anderson - https://www.edge.org/conversation/ross_anderson-the-threat lots of interesting, important stuff #security

Trump to expand policy that bans US aid for overseas #abortion providers - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/15/trump-abortion-rule-mexico-city-policy trump shows how much he hates women

Netflix is blocking rooted Android phones from downloading its app - https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/05/15/netflix-is-blocking-rooted-android-phones-from-downloading-its-app/ @netflix confirming its evil credentials #DRM

The Brief: The Great British Wake-Up on #brexit - http://www.euractiv.com/section/all/news/the-brief-the-great-british-wake-up/ hard to tell, with trends confounded by #GE17

Will a #climatechange denier chair the EU’s Environment Council? - http://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/will-a-climate-change-denier-chair-the-eus-environment-council/ this man must be ridiculed everywhere he goes

How Google Took Over the Classroom - https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/13/technology/google-education-chromebooks-schools.html #chrome - and thus #linux - spreading everwhere