Hunt does the right thing: looking at practical ways to tackle copyright infingement on web

Nice to see Jeremy Hunt say yesterday that the Digital Economy Act needed looking at to see if the blocking plans are actually doable.  Ofcom's been charged with having a bit of a think.  Filesharers should not start celebrating though, as Jeremy Hunt said it like this: "I have no problem with the principle of blocking … Continue reading Hunt does the right thing: looking at practical ways to tackle copyright infingement on web

Cameron wants a UK version of Silicon Valley – bring it on Dave!

Anyone that knows me will know that I'm not a Tory, but when Tories do good things, then even Tories deserve credit for it. So well done Dave for your Blueprint for Technology committment today and for believing that we can be an economy where growth is focussed on more than just the financial services sector. In Dave's … Continue reading Cameron wants a UK version of Silicon Valley – bring it on Dave!

Real books and ebooks: a disparity in the law

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/02/16/drm_ebooks/ This little article on The Reg got me thinking.  Apparently Apple will be letting FairPlay see the light of day again to secure ebooks on the iPad.   From the authors and publishers perspectives this is very comforting.  Operationally DRM will be in place and contractually there will be the usual restrictive terms blocking any use of the ebook … Continue reading Real books and ebooks: a disparity in the law