The EU has achieved several things for the Internet and put in place several barriers too.
Nigel Farage of UKIP celebrates electoral victories demonstrating at the same time what politicians and online businesses fail to do well.
EU proposals published on April 1st are derided by FOOL
The UK Government has missed the point about online child pornography, once again, showing a lack of understanding and care
Older people aged over 65 are statistically much less likely to use the web than younger people. But it has nothing to do with their age.
David Cameron launched new online safety measures designed to reassure parents. The problem is the reassurance is false.
Women know less about politics than men, which provides an important lesson for website owners.
Baroness Margaret Thatcher will be remembered in totally different ways. Some people believe she was tremendous and delivered the massive change this country needed. Others believe she led to division and the smashing up of industries and associated communities. If you have been watching the myriad of TV tributes over the past day, you will […]
Leveson inquiry report ignores new media and shows how the political world is focused on the wrong issues, just like many business owners
If you cannot turn off the Internet, it means you cannot turn off change, nor can businesses control their staff or customers any more
Banning social media is only going to make anger at business worse. New research reveals you need to encourage social networks.
Third-party comments and promotion of your work is more effective than doing it yourself.
Email surveillance or snooping is being planned in the UK because the British Government wants to tackle terrorism. But will the plans work?
The dream of Sir Tim Berners-Lee is to have a World Wide Web that is “free and open” and which extends its “benefits to all people on the planet”. It is a dream which means everyone benefits from being connected, learning from each other and sharing in that new-found knowledge. A natural extension of such […]
Everywhere you look online you will be reminded of nastiness, crime and downright evil. Whether it is a simple as a spam email, as complex as identity theft or as horrible as Internet trolling, you can’t avoid the negative aspects of the online world. There are rumours on Twitter, nasty postings on Facebook and websites […]
The Prime Minister David Cameron is busy today answering questions from politicians trying to score points against him. His problem is he employed Andy Coulson, a former editor of the News of the World – the newspaper which illegally hacked into phones, paid the police for information and brought the reputation of three major institutions (press, police and […]
Prince Philip, the Duke Of Edinburgh is 90 today – Happy Birthday old chap. In a much-publicised interview with the BBC’s Fiona Bruce he was brusque, pompous and downright rude. He won’t care I said that because, as he admitted in the interview he simply does not care what we think about him. His Royal […]
So, now you know – it was Ryan Giggs after all…! Oh – you already knew that. Drat! I thought I was giving you some “news”. If you have been using Twitter for the last couple of weeks you can’t have avoided the name of the footballer with the super-injunction – which is still in […]
So, were you a winner or a loser in yesterday’s Budget? Chancellor George Osborne claimed to be delivering growth and jobs to the UK. Meanwhile, Labour Leader Ed Miliband said it was a “Del Boy” Budget. There was inevitably plenty of detail, but all the coverage was about a single penny – the 1p “reduction” […]
Sir Fred Goodwin is a *anker. A legal “super injunction” prevents me from filling in the first consonant as the courts have agreed it is illegal for anyone to publish or mention anything which refers to the profession of this disgraced former head of the Royal Bank of Scotland. Newspapers and the broadcast media have […]