Mike Butcher

Mike Butcher


(MBE, FRSA) Editor-at-large @TechCrunch + Founder: @ThePathfounder @TechForUK @Tech_Vets @Techfugees @TechHub @Coadec @TheEuropas Insta: mikebutcher

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@fuzheado  @TechmemeChatterF  @Wikipediaacebook  controls an algorithm. Wikipedia doesn’t have one. A bulletin board doesn’t have one. Isn’t the point that the publisher of the algorithm is a publisher?

Who bares liablibity for disinformation? Platform, advertiser or...? Facebook controls an algorithm. Wikipedia doesn’t have one. A bulletin board doesn’t have one. Isn’t the point that the publisher of the algorithm is a publisher? Should the polluter pay or the ship?

You have to laugh that TEDx went global. One upon a time there was a conference called BILL which just existed to take the piss out of TED. NO IDEA WHAT HAPPENED TO IT.

“The only thing leaving the EU guarantees is a lost decade for British business” by current Chancellor@sajidjavid  on Saturday, 14 May, 2016 #Brexit 

It's quite something when a US President feels so personally offended he has to rebuke a climate-campaigning teenager. SMH. #Davos  #wef2020 

My friend/tech journo @sohear  has a new music project you should check out. If you own a record player & love blues-y soul and funk, there is still time to back his vinyl crowdfund. He just needs a final push to cross the line.

Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix now 'Senior Advisor' to which "creates a... credit rating system for all companies in underserved markets". Also now Chief Marketing Officer at Idrisil in the "medical cannabis industry"

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German TV put the #PeoplesVoteMarch  at 2.2 million, according to a German methodology for estimating crowds

The UK population *only began Googling the meaning* of 'No deal Brexit' in July 2018. Do not believe Brexiteers when they say the public signed-up to this at the referendum. #NoDealBrexit 

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The Tories have taken out a Google Ad to appear top of the page when people search 'register for a postal vote uk'. It comes ABOVE the .gov.uk official website portal. Before you can register you have to give them all your contact and personal data...

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Appalling disinformation campaign going on at Conservative Party Press office which has changed its name to masquerade as a fact-checking organisation! cc. @Twitter  @TwitterUKU @TwitterSafety#LeadersDebate  Safety

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The man suspected of supplying the bomb that killed the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is part of a group which funnelled €200,000 into a European Parliament party and foundation with close links to Nigel Farage, says @BylineTimes ⁩

The “ITV Exposure” documentary on Sunday at 11pm will be a 1hr investigation into the Boris Johnson & Jennifer Arcuri story, by award-winning journalist John Ware.

Today I have been told at least 3 UK startups lost deals from EU-based investors because funding was conditional on Remain to win.

VIDEO: Vote Leave chair: ‘We can’t prove our innocence because we destroyed the evidence’

Uyghur Horror: Harvesting Hundreds of Thousands of Organs from Mass Murder “90,000 Muslims and other political prisoners are being executed each year for the purpose of profiting from the sale of their live organs.” China is creating a new Holocaust.

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