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Cyberlaw April Fool’s Day 2015

Every year we are presented with some truly delightful April Fool’s Day stories, and this year we have had quite a nice crop of Cyberlaw-related articles. Here are my favourites. The Alsace Pirate Party will become the Panda Party (in French): “…it is clear that the image “pirate” sometimes has Read more…

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The Lord of the Internet

The Internet began with the forging of the Great Rings Three were given to the Root Servers Immortal, wisest, and fairest of all beings Seven to the Engineers Great miners and craftsmen of the mountain halls And nine, Nine Rings were gifted to the Regulators Who above all else desire Read more…

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April’s Fools update

It’s time for this year’s April’s Fools update. One of my favourite days in the tech calendar, as geeks don their silly hats and allow their imaginations to run loose. Down in New Zealand, TPP Watch were the first off the start blocks with the news that the text for Read more…

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We, the grumpy old Web

We built the Web. Ha! The “we” thing is a bit annoying. The “us versus them” is even more annoying, nearing on the condescending. Some of us actually spend enough time online to understand some of your grievances. Spot on about needless and inefficient bureaucracy, but you don’t need to Read more…