Tag Archive for EU

Evening Standard Brexit Debate

The Evening Standard will be printing a series of articles about a possible British exit from the EU in the run up to a Guildhall debate on September 9th. Tickets via standardevents.co.uk. I’m sure it will be possible to take part online, one way or another.

Blocking EU cookie popups

I really hate the new wave of web annoyances – EU cookie popups – those little “warnings” that tell you that the server you clicked to look at is looking back at you. Hot headed privacy campaigners have had limited success  but have succeeded in turning a non-issue into a mandatory campaigning platform for propagandising…

The stupid cookie law is dead at last

The ICO has announced that their own use of cookies is reverting to 2009, with a bigger warning. Thank god the holier than thou Information Commissioner has realised that reality it what it is, unless you can invent something better, and accepted common sense. Silk Tide write: The Information Commissioner’s Office – who for brevity…

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…

Tech: Apologies, But I’ll Be Reporting Tech

When Simon offered me the chance to cover technology for Libertarian Home, I jumped at the opportunity. Since then, (Thursday) I have been trying to figure out how best to cover all of the rather significant events that occurred just this past week. A new week is beginning, so I have decided to settle for…

Having your cake, and eating my cookies

It is obvious that web users are tracked by advertisers, we all notice occasionally when one advert follows us around the Internet. If I let my fiancée use my laptop I would not be surprised if I was followed around the web by adverts for Russell and Bromley shoes. Yes this is annoying, even intrusive,…