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Write to your MP about the Digital Economy Bill

First, some context about the Bill. It is full of controversial measures. For example it provides for disconnection from the Internet if a content provider simply accuses someone of infringing copyright. Another example is the designation of public Wifi hotspot providers as private subscribers instead of common carriers, which means that they must either inspect […]

I blocked Phorm

The Open Rights Group today asked me to block Phorm from my website. As I hate the intrusion into people’s privacy that the Phorm system represents, I was happy to do so. Follow the link to see how to block Phorm/Webwise from your own sites, and to find other suggestions about how you too can […]