Posts with tag: politics

The true cost of net censorship
Posted at 19:53 on 20th January 2014

As you probably know by now, the UK government is leaning on the major ISPs to implement opt-out internet content filtering. This ill-conceived plan is being driven ahead (after a consultation process presumably akin to the tribunal scene from Aliens) to pander to the tabloid press, who can make almost as much money sowing fear […]

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Mandelson must be stopped
Posted at 00:23 on 22nd November 2009

I don’t want this blog to get mired in politics, but this issue is too important for internet users and members of the creative industries in the UK (regardless of their political stripe) to ignore. The Rt Hon Lord Mandelson wants to give the music and movie industries the power to force UK citizens (and […]

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