Mon, Jun 04, 2012


• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Rant, In The News, Technology, Legality
My broadband connection comes from a package deal from Sky.Sky, along with a few other big ISPs, recently blocked access to the notorious torrent site, The Pirate BayI don't download pirated music. If I want to listen to something I don't have on… more »

Tue, Mar 01, 2011

[Icon][Icon]Oh FFS

• Post categories: Omni, Rant, In The News, Legality
Regardless of your opinion of women's driving, the facts are simple: They have far more accidents than men. However, because their accidents tend to be the wall-scraping, fender-bender type, as opposed to the spectacular write-offs that we men manage… more »

Tue, Jul 06, 2010


• Post categories: Omni, In The News, Legality
(That's "Your Rights Online") Just something that might interest those of you who live in the UK but somehow missed the creation of it: There's another of those websites made by the government to allow you to submit ideas to them: Your Freedom Whi… more »

Wed, Sep 16, 2009

[Icon][Icon]BBC goes DRM?

• Post categories: Omni, Rant, In The News, Technology, Legality
I'm seeing a lot of this today: BBC looks to copy protect content License to Kill Innovation: the Broadcast Flag for UK Digital TV? It's already annoying me, on several fronts. Firstly: The BBC is the world's oldest and largest broadcas… more »


Sun, Feb 08, 2009

[Icon][Icon]Trial by media

• Post categories: Omni, In The News, Technology, Legality
There's a reason why it's often not a good idea to get your opinion of legal matters from tabloids and magazines. PCAuthority (Note that's not "LEGAL Authority") has picked up (Via The Inquirer and without attribution, I notice) on the fact that nVidi… more »

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