Simon Gibbs

Simon is a London based IT contractor and the proprietor of Libertarian Home. Working with logic and cause-and-effect each day he was naturally attracted to nerdy libertarianism and later to the benevolent logic of Objectivism. Find him on Google+

Southwark Meetup

Eran Yehudai’s regular Libertarian Meetup is scheduled for Thursday July 7th at the Rose and Crown Colombo Street in Southwark London. I expect to see you all there as usual.

Party reform round up

The first short-term goal of Libertarian Home was, and for the time being remains, to facilitate discussion of a specific set of proposals put forward by Max Andronichuk and Gavin Webb and Party re-organisation in general. Time has moved along and those articles are falling slowing off of the front page and down into obscurity.…

Confidence from uncertainty

The Royal Society has an exhibit on “how and when probabilities can be deduced, and the role of computer models” in deriving confident climate change predictions from uncertain data. This sounds most interesting! The exhibit is part of it’s free summer of science exhibition at Carlton House, London on the 5th-10th July, says the LSE.…

Civil society advisors reject OECD proposal to make ISPs police net

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has rejected a draft report by the OECD, concerned that it’s approach incentivised “Internet intermediaries to delete or block contested content, and lead to network filtering, which would harm online expression.”. They are concerned “users’ access could be terminated based solely on repeated allegations of [copyright] infringement”.

Breaking up the Party

Just as we cannot paper over the cracks and deny we have differences, we should not reject the values we have to offer one another over differences which do not relate to our purpose. The key, in my view is remaining focused on that purpose while choosing how to organise ourselves. We shouldn’t impose upon or reject one another if it does not support our goals.