Thursday, 22 June 2017

170622


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170621 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170621.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Cheese: The Final Frontier For The Completion Of The Canada-EU Trade Deal #CETA - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170621/01231037638/cheese-final-frontier-completion-canada-eu-trade-deal-ceta.shtml blessed are the cheesemakers

Bundeskartellamt greift Beschwerde gegen Projekt DEAL nicht auf - https://www.hrk.de/presse/pressemitteilungen/pressemitteilung/meldung/bundeskartellamt-greift-beschwerde-gegen-projekt-deal-nicht-auf-hrk-praesident-verlage-sind-am-zug/ “stärkt der Wissenschaft den Rücken” yay

Israeli airline can’t make women move seats for religious reasons, court rules - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/22/israeli-airline-cant-make-women-move-seats-for-religious-reasons-court-rules quite right too…

#Brexit economy: UK faces slowdown amid living standards squeeze - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/22/brexit-economy-uk-slowdown-living-standards-costs just as we warned…

“Our parliament is an international laughing stock today, & not because of silly wigs or the hat on a stick.” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/22/queens-speech-brexit-britain

Police use of trojans to hack into mobile phones will become routine under new German law - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/police-use-trojans-hack-mobile-phones-will-become-routine-new-german-law/ not good, #germany


A Dive Into The World Of Academic Publishing - http://copybuzz.com/facts-figures/untangling-academic-publishing/ good summary of important report #openaccess

loss of EU workers will see strawberry prices soar - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jun/22/british-farmers-warn-loss-of-eu-workers-will-see-strawberry-prices-soar “If we do not have pickers, we do not have soft fruit industry”

May urged to match EU’s offer on rights of Britons living in Europe - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/22/theresa-may-match-eu-offer-free-movement-britons-europe “the EU has already made a generous offer”


Farms hit by labour shortage as migrant workers shun ‘racist’ UK - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/22/farms-hit-by-labour-shortage-as-migrant-workers-shun-racist-uk as you sow, so shall you reap, so 2 speak #brexit

UN vote backing Chagos Islands a blow for UK - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/22/un-vote-backing-chagos-islands-a-blow-for-uk another humiliating defeat for Boris Johnson…he must go


170621


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170620 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170620.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Coal CEO Threatens John Oliver With A SLAPP Suit - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170619/18205737623/coal-ceo-threatens-john-oliver-with-slapp-suit.shtml #coal is dying and desperate…

why EU #copyright directive’s upload filters are not feasible - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/things-money-cant-buy/ time to bin Article 13

Domestic appliances guzzle far more energy than advertised – EU survey - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/21/domestic-appliances-guzzle-far-more-energy-than-advertised-eu-survey this is why manufacturers can’t be trusted

Deputy Attorney General Asks Congress For $21 Million To Solve The FBI’s ‘Going Dark’ Problem - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170615/09020337600/deputy-attorney-general-asks-congress-21-million-to-solve-fbis-going-dark-problem.shtml boring, do move on

White House Plan To Reduce Drug Prices… Is To EXTEND Patents? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170620/00213937625/white-house-plan-to-reduce-drug-prices-is-to-extend-patents.shtml from the land of up is down etc etc

‘Hang on a second’: Boris Johnson flounders on interview circuit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/21/hang-on-a-second-boris-johnson-flounders-on-interview-circuit he is out of his depth; time for him to go


Tuesday, 20 June 2017

170620


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170619 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170619.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Two-thirds of Europeans believe EU should take hard line on Brexit – poll - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/20/two-thirds-europeans-believe-eu-hard-line-brexit-poll so we’ve lost friends #WellDoneBrexiters


Close Zoo that Fed a Live Donkey to its Tigers - https://www.thepetitionsite.com/en-gb/takeaction/579/553/933/ zoos are generally barbaric places #china

Wukong Becomes China’s First Bike-Share Failure - http://www.caixinglobal.com/2017-06-20/101103270.html but certainly not the last…

Portugal battles to control fire as questions are asked about high death toll - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/20/questions-being-asked-about-high-death-toll-as-portugal-battles-to-control-fire get rid of the eucalyptus… #pt

Brexit: people are angry but looking for compromise, research finds - https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/brexit-people-are-angry-but-looking-for-compromise-research-finds 6 months ago; now no compromise - no #brexit

Join the Rolling Resistance – a month of action against #fracking in Lancashire - https://reclaimthepower.org.uk/fracking/ post #ge17, fracking must stop

US Embassy Threatens to Close Domain Registry Over ‘Pirate Bay’ Domain - https://torrentfreak.com/us-embassy-threatens-to-close-domain-registry-over-pirate-bay-domain-170620/ typical US bullying…

#Brazil's president announces plan to protect forest – after plea from Gisele - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/20/gisele-brazil-environment-president-michel-temer great news…if really true

SLAPP Threats And The Grenfell Fire: Why We Must Stop Attacks On Free Speech - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170619/23594737624/slapp-threats-grenfell-fire-why-we-must-stop-attacks-free-speech.shtml US perspective on #GrenfellTowerFire

‘Deadlier than terrorism’ – the right’s fatal obsession with red tape - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/20/deadlier-than-terrorism-right-fatal-obsession-red-tape-deregulation-grenfell-tower time to drop this pernicious dogma

1/3 of world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/19/a-third-of-the-world-now-faces-deadly-heatwaves-as-result-of-climate-change huge numbers will die because of denialists

Monday, 19 June 2017

170619


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170618 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170618.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US Shakespeare theatres report abuse over Trump-like Caesar - https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/jun/18/donald-trump-julius-caesar-shakespeare-theater-abuse when you think trump supporters can’t get more stupid

Finnish Open Science and Research Initiative figures: 35 million euros spent on scholarly e-resource subs - http://avointiede.fi/web/openscience/news/-/asset_publisher/n3pS6hp8VKPk/content/35-million-euros-spent-on-scholarly-e-resource-subscriptions #oa

No deal, no review - http://www.nodealnoreview.org/ FinElib seems willing to boycott Elsevier and not renew its subscriptions #nodealnoreview #fi

Theresa May has no mandate for hard #Brexit - http://www.open-britain.co.uk/theresa_may_has_no_mandate_for_hard_brexit tell her: “no deal means no brexit”


How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should) - https://arstechnica.co.uk/gadgets/2017/06/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook/ useful

The Sharing Of Knowledge Is Being Criminalised - http://copybuzz.com/editorial/sharing-knowledge-criminalised/ we must fight this, & push for #openaccess #SharingIsNotACrime

‘Hero’ imam praises group that saved Finsbury Park suspect from angry crowd - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/19/imam-praised-for-protecting-finsbury-park-suspect-from-crowd quintessentially civilised behaviour

anyone interested in EU #copyright (& its reform) will find lots of good stuff here - http://copybuzz.com/ also, articles from me

Mobike Fills Its Baskets With $600 Million in Latest Fundraising Push - http://www.caixinglobal.com/2017-06-16/101102592.html this. is. bonkers. margins wafer thin here…


Sunday, 18 June 2017

170618


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170616 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170616.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

This exciting Brexit future feels like all the rubbish bits from the past - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/16/exciting-brexit-future-all-rubbish-bits-past-david-davis you were conned, #brexiters; bin #brexit

‘This is violence against Donald Trump’: rightwingers interrupt Julius Caesar play - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/17/trump-supporter-interrupts-controversial-julius-caesar-play-in-new-york did somebody say “snowflakes”?

Britain is leaving the EU – just as Europe is on the up - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/18/brexit-europe-eu-golden-decade-merkel-macron #WellDoneBrexiters, you’re exactly wrong again…

The human sacrifice diet - https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/06/the-human-sacrifice-diet/ fascinating if chilling #china


170617


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170616 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170616.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

This exciting Brexit future feels like all the rubbish bits from the past - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/16/exciting-brexit-future-all-rubbish-bits-past-david-davis you were conned, #brexiters; bin #brexit

‘This is violence against Donald Trump’: rightwingers interrupt Julius Caesar play - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/17/trump-supporter-interrupts-controversial-julius-caesar-play-in-new-york did somebody say “snowflakes”?


Saturday, 17 June 2017

170616


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170614 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/06/170614.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

China’s strategic plan for a robotic future is working: 500+ Chinese robot companies - https://www.therobotreport.com/news/500-chinese-robot-companies just like in the UK; or not


Interview With @JanAlbrecht on EU’s #Copyright Directive - http://copybuzz.com/interviews/interview-jan-philipp-albrecht/ lots of fascinating thoughts

How a crippling shortage of analysts let the London Bridge attackers through - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/10/london-bridge-attackers-intelligence-overload?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other strong #crypto is not the problem

Opinion 2/15: Adding Some Spice To The Trade & Environment Debate - http://europeanlawblog.eu/2017/06/15/opinion-215-adding-some-spice-to-the-trade-environment-debate/ #EU

Tory election research found Boris Johnson was ‘deeply divisive’ - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/15/tory-election-research-found-boris-johnson-was-deeply-divisive “Tory focus groups scored Amber Rudd more highly”

“Hard #Brexit would be disastrous for the capital’s economy. The city’s 73 MPs need to start making demands” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/15/london-mps-hard-brexit do it

Smoking rate in UK falls to second-lowest in Europe - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/15/smoking-rate-in-uk-falls-to-second-lowest-in-europe excellent news


With Grenfell Tower, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/15/grenfell-tower-red-tape-safety-deregulation #deregulation can kill


EU’s top court says The Pirate Bay can be blocked, because it knowingly links to unauthorized copyright material - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/06/eus-top-court-says-pirate-bay-can-blocked-knowingly-links-unauthorized-copyright-material/

Challenging the ICT Patent Framework for Responsible Innovation - https://inno.limequery.com/228186 a chance to say why #swpats must go… #freesw


The Chilling Effects Of A SLAPP Suit: My Story - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170613/21220237581/chilling-effects-slapp-suit-my-story.shtml @mmasnick: “got more emotional than I had expected it to be.”