Legislation

We may be opposed to the bulk of it, but legislation happens. By keeping an eye on it we can curb it’s worst excesses and show policy makers practical libertarian alternatives.

Press Regulation: another nail in liberty’s coffin

Whatever face-saving spin Cameron wishes to put on the new press regulation body, it is a day of shame for this once proudly free country. As with the secret trials legislation this government is working on, we can see the continuity of agenda between the coalition and the New Labour sans culottes who roamed over…

Tech: ECB Casually Aims For War With BitCoin

ECB Casually Aims For War With BitCoin All hail the European Union! Upon us, the unworthy, dear leaders at the European Central Bank have released a report entitled Virtual Currency Schemes. Despite the generic heading, it is safe to say that the report is focused on BitCoin, just not for a reason that any Bitcoin’er…

Tech: Americans Can Now Jailbreak Phones, But Not Tablets

Whiles the European Union is doing everything in it’s power to cripple the abilities of the already handicapped to consume media, the US has announced some new exemptions to the DMCA that are to be applauded. Americans Can Now Jailbreak Phones, But Not Tablets A series of new exemptions by the Librarian Of Congress to…

Tech: EU Holding Disabled Rights Hostage For New ACTA

Despite it having been a slow news day, the European Union can always be counted on as a beacon of hope to bureaucrats and dictators everywhere on how to destroy civil liberties. EU Holding Disabled Rights Hostage For New ACTA Proving that there are no depths to which the European Union won’t happily sink, passage…