Internet censorship

Just when you thought it was safe….

Those “good ol’ boys” over the other side of the pond (the Yanks), have just slipped in a couple of laws allowing the sharing of all that raw data the NSA and Co. have been holding on people to the whole of the US Government and Law enforcement Agencies...

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Censorship on the internet

Over the years following a mix of the establishment and puritan attitudes the UK has had many State censorship bills/laws.  The latest battleground for those who want censorship and those who do not, is the internet. The government is now imposing upon the ISP’s blocking/content filters, which will be...

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Streaming media – just how legal is it?

Whilst pretty much anyone who uses the internet these days, knows that downloading ‘pirate’ music and films is not the legal thing to do; the good old Swiss now want to raise the game with streaming media also being subject to the same copyright law, and curtailing the streaming...

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Are Americans really revolting?

Depending on where you are in the world the answer could be a simple yes… But, I’m thinking you may just be jumping to a conclusion here.  I’m not talking about the American accents (although there was this time I was stuck on a train just outside Lille on a...

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Internet Censorship…… What are we allowed to view?

In the same way as there is a perceived ‘freedom of speech’ in the UK, most people don’t see how much censorship there is. In December 2000, a Communications White Paper setting out the “Government’s response to the new communications environment” was jointly published by the Departments of Trade...

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