The chilling idiocy of Cameron’s “Good, Clean WiFi”

This morning’s Telegraph carries a story about David Cameron’s latest venture into the realms of internet censorship. Responding to pressure from a coalition of probably well meaning, though certainly technologically challenged, children’s organisations, Cameron is floating the idea of a porn block on public WiFi services. Update: Also covered on the BBC News site. This… Read More The chilling idiocy of Cameron’s “Good, Clean WiFi”

Politics and technology don’t mix – the welfare cash card is just another example

Note, 1st October 2014: This post was originally written in late 2012, when the idea was first floated, before IDS resurrected it at the 2014 party conference. Aside from this note, I’ve not updated it – in particular regarding the censorship proposals mentioned, and now sadly implemented. All too often, it seems, politicians believe… Read More Politics and technology don’t mix – the welfare cash card is just another example