- EU adds Saudi Arabia to ‘dirty money’ blacklist | Saudi Arabia News (Al Jazeera) The EU has decided that the House of Saud, “Pose[s] a threat because of lax controls on terror financing and money laundering.” Unimaginable only a year ago. Way to go MBS.
- Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts (UN News) Macron’s complete disregard of basic human rights is a basic feature of the French imperial presidency.
- The Market for Privacy Lemons. Why “The Market” Can’t Solve The Privacy Problem Without Regulation. (Wetmachine) Telco expert and lawyer Harold Feld uses Nobel Prize winning economist George Akerlof’s seminal work, Market for Lemons, to show how the market cannot address privacy problems, because of the whole race to the bottom issue.
- Techie in need of a doorstop picks up ‘chunk of metal’ – only to find out it’s rather pricey (The Register) It was platinum. Oops.
- Democracy and the Corrupt Seven (Eight) (Craig Murray) A well deserved take-down of the Blairite Labour Party Quislings.
Have a promotional video for the F-15X: