Tuesday, 17 October 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171006 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171016.html

Private Internet Access becomes KDE Patron - https://dot.kde.org/2017/10/16/private-internet-access-becomes-kde-patron fab news - & not just because I write for PIA - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/author/glynmoody/

After five rounds of #Brexit talks, David Davis runs out of bluster - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/17/after-five-rounds-of-brexit-talks-david-davis-runs-out-of-bluster “it was the pity that got him every time.”

UK facing most severe terror threat ever, warns MI5 chief - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/17/uk-most-severe-terror-threat-ever-mi5-islamist they keep saying that. don’t tell me: #crypto is bad

Monday, 16 October 2017


Article 13 Open letter – Monitoring and Filtering of Internet Content is Unacceptable - https://www.liberties.eu/en/news/delete-article-thirteen-open-letter/13194 huge support to drop idea

Iraqi forces clash with Kurds in operation to ‘impose security’ on Kirkuk - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/16/iraqi-army-advances-kirkuk-kurds #iraq on the brink of civil war?

Trump May Not Be Serious About His NBC Threats… But He May Have Violated The First Amendment - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171012/23510038395/trump-may-not-be-serious-about-his-nbc-threats-he-may-have-violated-first-amendment.shtml naughty, naughty

Tillerson denies ‘castration’ and says diplomacy goes on till ‘first bomb drops’ - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/15/rex-tillerson-donald-trump-iran-moron-castration well, that’s comforting…

#NHS chiefs spend £100,000 on failed bid to stop #whistleblowing doctor having his day in court - http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nhs-chiefs-spend-100000-failed-11345564 shameful waste

EU commission obscures growing impacts multilateral investment court - http://blog.ffii.org/eu-commission-obscures-growing-impacts-multilateral-investment-court/ “obscures environmental and social impacts”

Council Legal Service On Copyright: ‘Regrettably No Clear Answers Are Given…’ - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/council-legal-services-to-member-states-on-regrettably-no-clear-answers-are-given/ Article 13 must go

Theresa May to appeal to Macron over Brexit transition period - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/16/thereas-may-to-appeal-to-emmanuel-macron-over-brexi... so she's begging now? take back control, yeah, right

think back to 2012 London Olympics, how proud & united we were as a country; now think what we are today. that is what #brexit has done #UK

Rule out plans to stop patients going to A&E without permission - https://speakout.38degrees.org.uk/campaigns/2784 hunt is just contemptible #NHS

Raju Narisetti joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/10/16/raju-narisetti-new-foundation-trustee/ sounds good

The refuge system at breaking point - https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2017-10-16/a-system-at-breaking-point imagine how things will be under post-#brexit hyper-austerity

Whales and dolphins lead ‘human-like lives’ thanks to big brains, says study - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/16/whales-and-dolphins-human-like-societies-thanks-to-their-big-brains also why they must never be in zoos

The European Parliament Should Be Talking About #DRM, Right Now! - http://infojustice.org/archives/38903 DRM must go

Sunday, 8 October 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171006 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171006.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

British tourist faces jail in Dubai after brushing against man in bar - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/06/british-tourist-faces-jail-in-dubai-after-brushing-against-man-in-bar outrageous; solution - don’t go to #dubai

Sack Boris Johnson and reshuffle cabinet, senior Tories to tell May - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/06/sack-boris-and-reshuffle-cabinet-senior-tories-to-tell-may come on, just do it…

May under pressure over ‘secret advice’ on halting #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/07/theresa-may-secret-advice-brexit-eu "exit talks with Brussels are heading for disaster"

Nate heralds latest US destruction as 2017 poised for record clean-up bill - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/07/hurricane-nate-us-cleanup-costs much cheaper to address #climatechange

Why it’s not too late to step back from the Brexit brink - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/07/why-its-not-too-late-to-step-back-from-brexit as growing #brexit disaster shows, we must step back

Saturday, 7 October 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171005 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171005.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

EU Call: study on detection & take-down of illegal content - https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/call-contributions-study-detection-and-take-down-illegal-content let them know what you think #copyright

Government sets out plans for #ivoryban - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-sets-out-plans-for-ivory-ban at last; now we must all work to make it effective worldwide

Thursday, 5 October 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171004 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171004.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Vast animal-feed crops to satisfy our meat needs are destroying planet - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/05/vast-animal-feed-crops-meat-needs-destroying-planet we have got to cut back on soy beans

TiSA impact assessment report ignores crucial human rights concerns - https://edri.org/tisa-report-ignores-human-rights/ don’t forget about #TISA

German firms told to prepare for hard Brexit or face heavy losses - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/05/german-firms-told-prepare-hard-brexit-heavy-economic-losses #brexit coming along nicely, I see…

The Triumphant Return of the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect - https://www.wired.com/story/welcome-back-lord-howe-island-stick-insect/ lovely tale

Goldman Sachs boosts post-#Brexit plans with Frankfurt office deal - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/oct/05/goldman-sachs-boosts-post-brexit-plans-with-frankfurt-office-deal just the start


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171003 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171003.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK #privacy laws may allow 230 million Americans to demand personality profiles created by Trump’s big data ally - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/uk-privacy-laws-may-allow-230-million-americans-demand-personality-profiles-created-trumps-big-data-ally/

Too poor to vote: how Alabama’s ‘new poll tax’ bars thousands of people from voting - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/04/alabama-voting-poll-tax so blatant what they’re doing

Tuesday, 3 October 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171002 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/10/171002.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Upload Filters, #Copyright & Magic Pixie Dust - http://copybuzz.com/editorial/upload-filters-copyright-magic-pixie-dust/ filters don’t work, & aren’t needed, but @EU_Commission wants them

The UK home secretary still doesn’t know how #encryption works, and she’s not ashamed - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/10/uk-home-secretary-still-doesnt-know-how-encryption-works/ we are that she can say this

Oracle Tells The White House: Stop Hiring Silicon Valley People & Ditch #OpenSource - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170930/00522238319/oracle-tells-white-house-stop-hiring-silicon-valley-people-ditch-open-source.shtml @Oracle proves how evil it is