Tweet Nothings, Part 5

More Twitter archiving (course-related tweets excluded). A retweet frenzy, thanks largely to the horrendous Digital Economy Bill.

Read More · 22 March 2010

The Hand-Old-Media-the-Digital-Economy Bill

It looks as if the Digital Economy Bill is a fait accompli at this stage, but in the hope that posting this might encourage just one more person to write to their MP, here’s what I wrote to mine a couple of weeks ago. It’s more tempered than I actually feel about the bill, which should never have been drafted in the first place, but I didn’t want to turn it into a rant. He replied sympathetically, but one letter won’t make much of a difference; the effect is cumulative, though, so if you’re a UK voter and care at all about your digital life, please add your voice.

Read More · 5 March 2010

Net Culture in 2009