Tag Archive for Censorship

Tech giant shows accountability of markets

Facebook has to be one of the biggest of “big business” players out there and has certainly had it’s fair share of scrutiny from social campaigners, in particular, from privacy campaigners. The privacy issue is one where an instinctive mistrust of powerful entities seems to drive large sections of the population to paranoia. What these…

Woolwich murderer cited Koran

Perhaps I am slow to pick up on this, but I find it interesting that the first sentence of this video did not get broadcast. “There are many, many ayah throughout the Koran [referring to religious verses] that says we must fight them as they fight us, an eye for an eye and a tooth…

Give Hugh the heave-ho

Via Samizdata, an opportunity to waft some of Hugh Grant’s foul-emissions back in his general direction and tell him to blog-off and leave our blogs alone. It is heartening to see a campaign spring to life, apparently from Libertarian roots, on this issue. Evan Harris, the politician most closely associated with ending free-speech in this…

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…