Wednesday, 16 August 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170815 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#Adani mining giant faces financial fraud claims as it bids for Australian coal loan - #AU would be mad to go ahead

‘Potential for chaos’: Welsh port fears post-#Brexit customs delays - well, course…

The guilty secret: Chinese crime writer arrested for four cold-case murders - somebody should write a book about it

Urgent: EU Database Directive: Please Respond to the Consultation Now - help roll back the #copyright ratchet

UK "can limit the impact of undocumented immigration through tighter checks on work permits in UK" i .e. we don't need #brexit to do this

Tuesday, 15 August 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170814 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

May seeks interim EU deal to avoid #Brexit trade chaos - still a total shambles

Danish University And Industry Work Together On Open Science Platform Whose Results Will All Be Patent-Free - #dk

Bring the Eurasian Lynx Back to the UK - great idea; let’s do it…

#Bolivia approves controversial highway in Amazon biodiversity hotspot - so Evo Morales turns out as bad as the rest

DOJ demands 1.3 million visitor IP addresses from protest website: Were you using a VPN? - a key question these days

“Czech minister saying Prague would not tolerate UK being able to sign trade deals in a transition period” - #brexit

Monday, 14 August 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170813 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#Privacy issues with #Palantir’s move into law enforcement, and how to tackle them - more sunlight needed #opendata

Belgian chicken meat exported to Africa is tested for banned insecticide - #factoryfarming makes this possible

Diamond tycoon Beny Steinmetz arrested in fraud inquiry - “allegations of forgery and money laundering”

Coal expansion plans up in smoke as Europe realises mistake - #coal is dead everywhere

Sunday, 13 August 2017


Grouse moors ‘to blame for Scotland’s disappearing raptors’ - time to shut down this barbaric “sport”

David Miliband: we need a second vote on #Brexit deal - this is good news: more people must raise their voices

Tanzania’s ghost safari: how western aid contributed to the decline of a wildlife haven - what a fiasco

Uber failing to report sex attacks by drivers, says Met police - @Uber continues to be a disgrace in this area

Friday, 11 August 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170810 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Ex-MI5 chief warns against crackdown on encrypted messaging apps - bravo him… #crypto

Thursday, 10 August 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170809 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Alone in the desert - “Taklaman desert covers an area of 130,000 square miles, slightly smaller than Germany”

UK named as world’s largest legal ivory exporter - this is just shameful; ban all ivory sales now

End bear farming in #Vietnam - bear bile extraction is unbelievably cruel; it must be abolished everywhere

Alaskan towns at risk from rising seas sound alarm as Trump pulls federal help - just the start, alas #climatechange

Internet Archive Blocked in 2,650 Site Anti-Piracy Sweep - this is where #copyright always leads…

‘Tens of thousands’ of modern slavery victims in UK, NCA says - unacceptable; more must be done by UK gov.

#Australia faces potentially disastrous consequences of climate change, inquiry told - when will #AU gov wake up?

Wednesday, 9 August 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170808 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Appeals Court Agrees: Awful Patent Used To Shake Down Podcasters Is Invalid - good news for a change

‘I can have you killed’: Afghan woman fears husband after US denies asylum - appalling from every viewpoint

UK needs new party 2 stop ‘catastrophic’ #Brexit - former Davis aide - “demolition of lots of Brexit voters’ houses”

Four UK news sources among top 10 most trusted in US – survey - well done them

The Mozilla Information Trust Initiative: Building a movement to fight misinformation online - interesting move

.@Techdirt: Now With More Free Speech Reporting - the indomitable @mmasnick

Australian Public Servants Warned Against Liking Social Media Posts That Are Critical Of Government Policies - #au