Wikipedia Shuts Down

Wikipedia across Italy, Spain, Estonia, and Latvia were closed and inaccessible for the 4th July. Potential Wikipedia visitors were instead taken to a statement page which explained that due to the EU’s proposed Copyright Directive, the Wikipedia community has decided to shut the site a block access to all pages. The site is to remain shut before and during the vote on the Directive, on … Continue reading Wikipedia Shuts Down

The UK is No Democracy!

My country that has changed. It has not change with a bang, but instead with a whimper! There was no great act of terror, no act of war, and no great debate. Instead it was the act of an unelected government. On Thursday, the Investigatory Powers Act was passed. The Act gives the UK intelligence services and police the most aggressive survailance powers in the Western World. It will document everything we do online and is better suited for a dictatorship than a democracy Continue reading The UK is No Democracy!

The Battle on Porn and Privacy

Despite the levels of ‘taboo’ surrounding any admission of watching porn, surveys have found that 86% of young adult men watch porn, and one in three women watch porn at least one a week. In fact in 2009 the University of Montreal attempted to conduct research into the views of men who do not watch porn, however the study failed due to not a single candidate … Continue reading The Battle on Porn and Privacy