Digital Economy Bill gets worse

Quick post, more thoughts to come later… To paraphrase a Michael Bay film, this shit just got real. Both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats are positing an amendment to the bill that takes it into even scarier territory, enabling mass censorship of websites based on unsubstatiated claims of copyright Read more…

The idiot superclass

(WARNING: I’m sufficiently annoyed to have invoked The Charlie Brooker style in this article) The human race has got this far not by being inherently superior to other animals, or by being of above average intelligence and physical stature. Homo sapiens are, in general, a bit shit. We’re one of Read more…