Saturday, 31 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161229 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Consultation on the Leveson Inquiry and its implementation - big opportunity to tell UK gov about Murdoch's harms

#China to ban #ivory trade by the end of 2017 - well done, China; #hongkong must follow suit now, not in 2021

Thursday, 29 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161228 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Save Bees! Keep Britain Neonicotinoid Free - vital EU reg that UK almost certain to repeal after #brexit

Syrian government and rebels have signed ceasefire agreement, says Putin - but how long will it last…? #syria

May slams John Kerry’s ‘inappropriate’ comments on Israel - May starts crawling to trump even before he’s president


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161227 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Netanyahu 'told New Zealand backing UN vote would be declaration of war' - absurd theatrics over illegal actions

UK's key role in brokering UN resolution on Israeli settlements confirmed - kudos for that

Wednesday, 28 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161226 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

'Clean #Brexit’ could save UK £450m a week, claims pro-leave group - NB: scrapping “regs” = scrapping protections

Private firms earn £500m from government’s fit-to-work scheme - taking from poorest, giving to rich #shameful #uk

Voter ID proposal could disenfranchise millions, Labour warns - tories copying republicans’ dirty tricks to letter

#Russia shocked by video of bear being crushed to death - #nocommentnecessary
Alt-right leaders are predicting a “revolt” if Trump doesn’t do their bidding - I can’t wait to watch this one

Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at #UN for Israel resolution - please close the door on the way out…

Cassetteboy remix the news: 2016 review special – video - everyone sing along, please…

Labour: new public appointments rules are ‘power grab’ by Tories - bringing the trump approach to UK public life

Police seek Amazon Echo data in murder case (updated) - get ready for more of this…

Panasonic will spend $256 million on Tesla solar panel factory in Buffalo, NY - good news #renewables

Garden bridge charity warns more delays could terminate project - time to put it on the compost heap…

‘Alt-right’ groups will ‘revolt’ if Trump shuns white supremacy, leaders say - throwing their toys out of the pram

Tuesday, 27 December 2016


Hubble’s Shining View Of Deep Space Beyond The Stars - this may help you put the awful 2016 in context…

Forced marriage victims are made to pay to go home to UK - how callous can you get, May - is this your #brexit UK?

‘This is possible. We did it’: the week #Portugal ran on #renewables - kudos: this is the future (if we have one)

Saturday, 24 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161222 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Oettinger-Nachfolge: EU-Kommissionsvize Ansip übernimmt das Digitalressort komplett - much-needed improvement

Sorry, Trump, You Can’t Bring Back Coal When Solar Costs Half as Much -

Court ruling provides new way for climate scientists to fight intimidation - excellent news

Friday, 23 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161221 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

ublishing Lobbyists Suck Up To Trump With Lies About Copyright, Ask Him To Kill DMCA Safe Harbors - nauseating

Thursday, 22 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161220 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Investigatory Powers law setback: Blanket data slurp is illegal—CJEU - huge win, v likely to be lost with #brexit

stop the government attack on the UK solar industry - we must promote renewables, not kill them off like this

EU’s highest court delivers blow to UK snooper’s charter - UK will just ignore post-#brexit

The Document Foundation announces the MUFFIN, a new tasty user interface concept for LibreOffice -

We’re about to sign a deal with Canada that’s just as bad as #TTIP & could increase inequality across EU - #CETA

President Obama bans some ocean drilling areas forever - great parting gift to trump and his denialists

Cost of #solar energy dropped 30% in year; Trump’s coal plan won’t work - he never did understand economics, did he?

Going green in China, where climate change isn’t considered a hoax - US throwing away its leadership here

EU court rulings a ‘real disappointment’ to multinationals in state aid cases - expert - aw, poor oppressed petals

India surpasses Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy - #brexit already working it magic

Hope Not Hate reports huge response to Farage legal fund appeal - time to sue this slug back into the ground…

Google sued over policies ‘barring employees from writing novels’ - stranger than fiction

Multilateral investment court would impede measures on #climatechange - no politician should back it #ISDS

Questionnaire on options 4 a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution - pl. tell them: we do not need it

Wednesday, 21 December 2016


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 161219 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Brexit will damage world-class science in UK; throwing money at it won’t help - top science or #brexit: choose one

James Clapper's Office To Finally Reveal NSA's 'Incidental Collection' Numbers - a fine holiday gift...

Monday, 19 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161218 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#Google is threatening to throw me off its G+ service, but won’t tell me why - transparency needed - from new laws?

#Facebook #fakenews: Germany threatens new law with €500,000 fine attached - germany gets serious

The Guardian view on climate change action: don’t delay - ignore the trump & putin show, just get on with it

Sunday, 18 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161217 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Javid proposes 'British values oath' - "freedom of speech"? pity UK gov doesn't believe in it... #Debill

After Bara: All your (Data)base are belong to us - from 2015, but important EU decision #databases

TUC and businesses urge Theresa May to act on rights of migrants - damn right #brexit

US Climate Heroes: Bypass Trump - one good way to defeat trump's denialism #climatechange

Australia’s Pirate Site Blockade Boosts Demand For #VPNs - added benefit: boosts their overall security

Ignore Trump as much as you can - Pence really runs country & foreign policy while Trump "makes America great again"

Leak reveals Rex Tillerson is director of Bahamas-based US-Russian oil company - probably just a coincidence


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161216 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

How to remain completely anonymous and hidden online - maybe not completely, but good intro

Please Write to Your MPs Asking Them To Support Fossil Fuel #Divestment - fight back against trump #DivestParliament

Learn #Adyghe quickly and easily with book 2 MP3-language courses!  - go on, you know you want to... #circassian...

Briten blockieren Kampf gegen Steueroasen - about the only benefit of #brexit is to stop this UK obstructionism

Antibiotic resistance will hit a terrible tipping point in 2017 - how many children must die before we fix this?

Kyrgyzstan Relaxes Registration Rules After Outcry - that's good #kg

Saturday, 17 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161215 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

WWF and Greenpeace break with Indonesia's pulp and paper giant - shame on Asia Pacific Resources International #RAPP

Centrica has donated to US climate change-denying thinktank - time to boycott #centrica's @BritishGas

#UK schoolkid data shared to “create hostility” against illegal migrants - what a perversion of education

Switzerland makes U-turn over EU worker quotas to keep single market access - well, look at that... #brexit

Brazilians hail triumph of MasterChef 'warrior' over her sexist co-stars - #brazil

Pakistani media on alert after TV channel’s libel defeat in British court - the global village strikes again #pk

Thursday, 15 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161214 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#China should plan to take Taiwan by force after Trump call, state media says - this is a taste of trump's world…

EU politicians believe trade deal could take decade, No 10 is warned - of course: *much* simpler #CETA took 8 years

Photographers And Filmmakers Call For #Encryption To Be Built Into Cameras As Standard - nice, but not really enough

Crunch time for #KitKat’s 3D shape as EU judges show teeth in #trademark row - special pun edition: #barwars

"data protection should not be subject 2 trade negotiations. It is a fundamental right, not a trade barrier" - #TISA

Stop the attack on the UK solar industry - another stunningly stupid move by UK government #renewables

Wednesday, 14 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161213 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

EU easing of fishing quotas raises fears over dwindling stocks - #brexit will destroy UK fish with more of this

A Nasty New Twist In Ransomware: To Decrypt Your Files Without Paying, Spread The Infection To Others -

#Peru airs news in #Quechua, indigenous language of Inca empire, for first time - great - astonishing it's only now

Trump picks oil-drilling proponent Rick Perry as energy secretary - no, @guardian, say it: he's a *denialist*

Tuesday, 13 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161212 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Europe must aim higher in 2017, say S&Ds - @Europarl_EN must start by rejecting corporate giveaways #CETA, #TISA

'Rebel' Saudi Arabia woman who posted photo without head scarf is arrested - more religious bigotry #SaudiArabia

Aides denied entry to Israeli parliament over 'short' dresses - "part of a process of religionising public space"

Trump trash tweet slashes £1.6 billion off Lockheed Martin’s stock - as one does

#Climatechange brewing more extreme weather, shifting breaking points - people will die because of trump's denialism

Senate passes historic endorsement of open government data - well, that's good #opendata

Monday, 12 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161211 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

UK considers plans to nearly halve international student visas - further insane #brexit self-harm…

Commercial sites must check all their links for piracy, rules Hamburg court - this. is. madness. #copyright

Fossil fuel #divestment funds double to $5tn in year - hear that? it's the sound of fossil fuel companies screaming

Sunday, 11 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161210 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#Australia lobbies infrastructure bank to invest in coal and nuclear power  - #china would be stupid to accept this

“#Brexit isn’t a liberation from red tape but beginning of avalanche of paperwork for businesses trading with EU" -


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161209 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

CIA: Russia interfered to help #Trump win election - "hacked Democratic party emails and gave them to WikiLeaks"

Irish courts to be asked to intervene in #Brexit legal process - never a dull moment

“London Calling”, the documentary on @BBC bias during the referendum campaign - hugely important issue #brexit

#Trump’s pick for FDA chief wants drugmakers to sell first, then test later - yeah, sure, fine #thalidomide

Female journalist has defiant response to troll publishing nude photos of her - brave woman: kudos

CETA and the crumbling Grand Coalition - "rejection of #CETA would not be the end of the EU"

>40 académicos reclaman el reconocimiento del derecho de acceso a la información como un derecho fundamental -

Renewable energy is here to stay: The industry has grown up, & it’s too big to kill - simple economics may  save us

"in the past, whoever we choose, every time it is the same, and so we will vote for Mr Wilders.” - #brexit #trump

Saturday, 10 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161208 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Diet passes #TPP; Abe hopes Trump changes mind - this is just stupid: Japan has given away all its negotiating chips

Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees deal to buy Sky - giving murdoch even more power - what could possibly go wrong?

Why It's Pointless For Trump To Renegotiate #TPP, Even If He Wanted To, And Even If He Could - it's about @twitter

Thursday, 8 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161207 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

'Democracy was hijacked. It got a bad name': the death of the post-Soviet dream - welcome to the Stans

#Snowden leaks reveal #GCHQ and #NSA snooped on in-flight mobile calls - another reason not 2 make 'em #surveillance

'Impunity has consequences': the women lost to Mexico's drug war - appalling tales from an unwinnable "war on drugs"

Dinosaur tail trapped in amber offers insights into feather evolution - wow

Wednesday, 7 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161206 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

UK could slash environmental and safety standards 'a very long way' after Brexit - what idiot #brexiters voted for

Mercury levels drop in Atlantic bluefin tuna - that's good, shows controlling mercury pollution helps

Pittella new president of Socialists and Democrats Group - so glad they went for someone dynamic & full of new ideas

#Endocrine Disruptors: the interference of the United States - US trying to undermine EU health & safety laws

Conservationists declare victory for wildlife as EU saves nature directives - a victory likely to be lost by #brexit

this is what the swivel-eyed wing of #brexiters want to do to our environment - you have been warned..

Pope Francis compares fake news consumption to eating faeces - #NotTheOnion 2016 strikes again...


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161205 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#Israel refuses visa to theologian over boycott and divestment activism - which shows how much it fears #BDS...

Internet giants will join forces to stop online sharing of terrorist material - but who decides what gets deleted?

Supreme Court considers when US patents apply to UK-made DNA tests - interesting case

Tuesday, 6 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161204 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Police “legally mug” gang boss to grab unlocked iPhone - another reason #crypto isn't a problem

"la manière dont l’EU pourrait négocier les traités commerciaux à l’avenir" - english -

Embedding isn’t #copyright infringement, says Italian court - applies CJEU rulings  #italy

#TPP may be dead – now let’s stop Obama’s other bad trade deals - careful: trump could easily do a u-turn here too

Al Gore: #climatechange threat leaves 'no time to despair' over Trump victory - he's right: we just fight harder

Rudd says EU nationals in post-#Brexit UK will need 'form of ID' - yeah, followed by something sewn onto clothing...

The Soviet Union collapsed overnight. Don’t assume western democracy will last for ever - there's a cheery thought

Why is a banned pesticide that harms bees actually being used more? - scumbag #neonicotinoid makers, that's why

Monday, 5 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161203 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Top Tories: hard Brexit stance could lose us next election - & then we'll have another referendum to reverse #brexit

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race - agriculture "a catastrophe from which we have never recovered."

did a single UK company give victory to both #brexit & #trump? - certainly looks a strong possibility...

Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe - yay @#DAPL

The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point - Canadians will be watching closely... #DAPL

Sunday, 4 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161202 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Antigua Says It Will Absolutely, Definitely Use WTO Permission 2 Ignore US Copyright & Set Up A Pirate Site, Maybe -

#Trump's #Taiwan phone call affects global stability - “Strategy involves thinking more than one move ahead."

Kinder Morgan pipeline: Canadians intensify huge opposition to expansion -  “This is very much not over.” #ca

US House Science Committee tweets Breitbart climate misinformation - excellent, detailed debunking of tweet

Saturday, 3 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161201 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

Quitting UN climate change body could be Trump's quickest exit from Paris deal - probably best, others take over

#Trump supports Dakota pipeline – but claims it's not due to his investment in it - yeah, riiight #cronycapitalism

Thursday, 1 December 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161130 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

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 - let's hope trump listens 2 military at least

lovers of mozart's music may find this rather...impressive -

Snooping, data leaks and the threat to online privacy - "threaten civil liberties and expose new vulnerabilities"

Watchdog rejects "hostile narrative" of UK anti-terror laws being "ratcheted up" - er, #SnoopersCharter???

Wednesday, 30 November 2016


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 161129 - yesterday's tweets as a single page

#AU Gov majority backs a dead horse but Labor and Greens slam #TPP - ridiculous: will weaken future negotiations

Intelligence experts urge Obama to end Edward Snowden's 'untenable exile' - just do it, obama...

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 - "staffers are from an opaque corporate misinformation network"

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 - #london needs to do more here #dk

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 - #BFF

Europol hit by data security breach, blames human error - another reason Internet Connection Records will leak...

A disappointing #TTIP human rights assessment - tl;dr - the @Ecorys report is predictably supine and mealymouthed

European Union Directive on counterterrorism is seriously flawed - "could lead to criminalising public protests"

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) - just in case