Murdoch’s Fox channel’s response to the attempted murder of the US Congressperson is that they would have no news to report without “angry rhetoric” — it’s a timely warning of what we might fear if Jeremy *unt nods through Murdoch’s BSkyB 100% takeover bid.
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The police are asking Nominet (who register UK domains) for powers to close domains without any kind of judicial oversight. Whilst this can seem reasonable for crimes such as fraud, who knows what the police might decide is ‘terrorist’ (the London Cycle Ride debacle comes to mind) or ‘obscene’ (seizure of Mapplethorpe books comes to [...]
The company which owned Open Office has been taken over and the volunteers who develop the software have decided to set up a Foundation to oversee the development of a new version of the Office Suite in future. Because the software itself is protected by the General Public License the Foundation will be able to [...]