Dragon Con Videos: Journalism and Freedom of the Press in the Current Era

It’s time for another panel video from Dragon Con. This panel is Journalism and Freedom of the Press in the Current Era. It looked into the different challenges and problems facing journalism into 2017, from libel reform, to the rise of fake news and the backlash of that. It’s time for another panel video from […]
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Further Comments on Net Neutrality to the FCC’s Consultation

So, today was the deadline for the FCC’s badly named “Restoring Internet Freedom” consultation, before FCC Chairman Ajit Pai removes net neutrality, which has been the underpinning of the internet and enabled it to exist in the first place. So, today was the deadline for the FCC’s badly named “Restoring Internet Freedom” consultation, before FCC […]
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Wikileaks and Their Increasing Credibility Problem

Wikileaks is desperate to stay relevant, and to retain their credibility. Following their 2016 publication of DNC emails (which were blown out of both proportion and context for the sake of publicity) they’ve struggled to reconcile their original goal of promoting transparency and highlighting wrongdoing and criminal acts that have been covered up, with turning […]
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Comments to FCC on Net Neutrality 2017

If you need a bit of background on what the Net Neutrality battle is about, you can read the history of this specific battle (which started with a news story based on research I led) that I wrote last week. Or you can watch the video of me explaining and responding to some comments in […]
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UK IPO Hunting Piracy Suppression Validator

Anti-Piracy efforts have never gone as planned. Enforcement actions have never produced the results that were promised, so what can be done? The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is now looking to commission outside research to evaluate just how effective its policies are, and how better enforcement can be made more effective to meet industry-led […]
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Civil Forfeiture (and Karma) Could Destroy Trump

Kira Lerner at ThinkProgress today wrote about how the New York Attorney General is looking into state-based solutions to deal with the emoluments issue with Trump. In short, the state can investigate the payments not from the point of view of the President, but instead focus on the Trump Organisation aspect. This got me thinking […]
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