The internet is a force for good, but the law should be updated to deal with this devastating behaviour.
Posts Tagged: Internet
This is just one way in which the law needs updating to catch up with new, harmful activities.
The Home Office wants the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill to be as transparent as possible. Sadly, though, that may not be saying much.
Music and movie piracy costs the UK around £400 million a year. My report makes recommendations for cracking down on it.
What happens to capitalism once marginal costs fall to the point at which its products can be given away for free?
A new report suggests the Government’s instinct to filter content is both ineffective and counter-productive.
GDP is a convenient, but wildly inaccurate, measure of our true material wealth
Heresy of the week: The conspiracy theories are right – secret technologies really are controlling our lives
One way or another we’re interacting with systems designed to gather information about who are and what we do.
What if people stop paying the licence fee – not because they’re dodging it, but because they no longer watch broadcast television?
Allowing companies to offer different services for different prices is key to developing the digital revolution.
If some of the growing pains can be tranquilised, the Government’s digital agenda could become one of its most significant legacies.
Whatever the merits of privatising the Royal Mail, it is certain to revive the old calumny that Conservatives ‘know the… Read more »
In the previous century socialism was the biggest threat to the free market, in this century it could be the internet
Do we use computers, or do computers use us? It’s a silly question, of course – computers don’t have minds… Read more »
The patron saint of the internet is St Isidore of Seville – not that he ever got to use it,… Read more »
Heresy of the week: Actually, the internet isn’t going to transform our democracy into a decentralised techno-utopia
The internet is, of course, a wonderful thing. For a start, there’d be no ConservativeHome without it – and, then,… Read more »