Wednesday, 21 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180219 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Trees for Trump: one million plants pledged to offset U-turn on climate change - a great start, but we need 10 billion at least…

Why The #Copyright Directive Lacks (Artificial) Intelligence - #AI will never flourish in EU unless the right to read is the right to mine #article3 #TDM

petition to help keep UK coal free - insane idea for a new open-cast #coal mine

Wired’s Big Cover Story On Facebook Gets Key Legal Point Totally Backwards, Demonstrating Why CDA 230 Is Actually Important - why we need @mmasnick

Facebook ‘Security’: A New VPN That’s Spyware And Two-Factor Authentication That Spams You - symbolic much?

Tory MPs' hard Brexit letter to May described as 'ransom note' - "full regulatory autonomy" = race to the bottom, since we could already race to top if we want; we didn't, and will utterly trash environment, health, safety, employment regs after #brexit

here’s what US will demand as price of FTA with UK:
"Exposed: The Tory-Trump plan to kill food safety with Brexit chicken"; no #brexit chicken, no US FTA. no US FTA, no brexit economy.

Farmers tell Gove: lack of migrant workers now ‘mission critical’ - oh look: just as we warned… #brexit

Monday, 19 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180218 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Why Decentralization Matters - “Cryptonetworks combine the best features of the first two internet eras: community-governed, decentralized networks with capabilities that will eventually exceed those of the most advanced centralized services.”

Trans-Atlantic Network of Hard #Brexit Climate Science Deniers Plotting ‘Shadow’ US-UK Trade Talks - taking back control - and giving it to #climatedenialists

Urgent Legal Action for Our #NHS - Round 3 - “our fight to get proper consultation, parliamentary scrutiny and respect for the law. Save our NHS from an American-style take-over.”

‘Un-American’ to cancel gun show near Florida high school where 17 died in mass shooting - but not un-American to allow US children to be gunned down in schools again and again

“May’s government wants to oversee a race to the top in global standards” - but: “EU largely sets minimum standards not maximum ones”, so the only thing stopping us doing that now is…lack of UK gov’s desire to do so #BrexitLies

Sunday, 18 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180217 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Iceland law to outlaw male circumcision sparks row over religious freedom - well done, #iceland leading the way; time to end this primitive child abuse,  well as #FGM

No new opencast coal mines in Durham, UK - what are they thinking?

“By the end of the year, Saudi Arabia aims to invest up to $7 billion to develop seven new solar plants and a big wind farm.” good news… #renewables

Terror als Vorwand der EU-Kommission für Copyrightfilter - well, of course... #censorship #article13


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180216 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Theresa May to warn EU not to put ideology before citizens’ safety - the hypocrisy of this stupid woman knows no bounds… #brexit

Revealed: rightwing groups plot to ditch EU safety standards on food and drugs - the reality of #brexit

Saturday, 17 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180215 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Plagiarism software finds Shakespeare plundered cool words from a little-known book - “Shakespeare was a creative-commons powerhouse” #cc

Mistakes in the Drake Equation - thought-provoking stuff

Everyone Creates: New Empirical Data Shows Just How Much The Internet Has Enabled A New Creative Economy -

A solar panel on every roof in the US? Here are the numbers - “The total production is equal to nearly 40 percent of the total electricity currently sold by utilities in the US.”

Lavrov: We want to see Europe strong and stable - but only if it is the Theresa May kind of “strong and stable”…

Thursday, 15 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180214 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Polen sollen antipolnische Äußerungen melden - #poland goes full-on right-wing banana republic

Japan thinks #Brexit is an ‘act of self-harm’, says UK’s former ambassador - “Japanese policy analysts are puzzled by British government rhetoric about global opportunities flowing from Brexit”; simple: it’s a desperate lie

Your Right to Fight Brexit crowdfunding now stands at £153,000 - judging by the recent comments, Boris Johnson’s appalling speech yesterday seems to have galvanised many into giving some dosh to stop the #BrexitShambles

Offended by Koreans eating dog? I trust you’ve never had a bacon butty - “93% of pigs killed for meat in the UK are factory-farmed, and 60% of sows reared here are kept in metal crates just centimetres bigger than their body”. pigs are highly intelligent.

#Dubai‘s archipelago of 300 artificial ‘countries’ is back in business - who would be stupid enough to buy somewhere that will be under water in a few years’ time because of global warming?

EIFL supports joint letter calling for a better #copyright reform for education in Europe - "signatories call on legislators to make good sense policy choices and to help support access to inclusive, fair education for all in the European Union."

Drug maker hikes price of 2-in-1 painkiller >2,000%—$36 drugs now $3,000 - why #pharma companies are scum, part 23598

FBI Director Still Won't Say Which #Encryption Experts Are Advising Him On His Bizarre Approach To Encryption -

Wednesday, 14 February 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180213 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Boris Johnson warns thwarting Brexit vote would be disastrous - not if a majority of people want it now they know they were tricked by #brexit lies…

if you’d like to indicate your displeasure regarding Boris Johnson’s #brexit cant and hypocrisy, you might care to support this - currently up to £131K

Ägypten plant größtes Solarkraftwerk der Welt - this is such an obviously good idea; other north African nations should do the same #renewables

Cloudflare Gets An Easy, Quick And Complete Win Over Patent Troll - this is very good news; and kudos to @Cloudflare for fighting

#lovenotleave “aims to bring together photos of EU-UK couples to showcase the love that exists between people from the UK and people from the EU” - nice

Johnson urges remainers to recognise benefits of leaving EU - the only benefit is that the UK won't be able to screw up good EU policies for purely selfish reasons

Time to Take Environmental Protection Seriously - georgian government's neglect of environmental protection incredibly shortsighted #ge

Dover could suffer '20-mile permanent traffic jam' after #Brexit - "organisation representing the shipping industry and ports has said. " this is a real killer for economy and society

Judge Dismisses Playboy’s Dumb Copyright Lawsuit Against BoingBoing - that’s good