Results for tag: europe

Facebook's role in brexit

British journalist Carole Cadwalladr gave an impassioned speech at the TED conference where she took on the silicon valley big guys for their role in the brexit mess. Predictably, their reactions weren't very warm.

Published on the 1st of May, 2019 Read full post


Joseph Schulz’s photographs of abandoned checkpoints and border crossings.
Linked on the 4th of October, 2018 Details

Facebook previews GDPR privacy tools and, yep, it’s the same old BS

“Facebook gives people the appearance of choice and then carefully directs users to making the right ones”.
Linked on the 20th of April, 2018 Details

European Copyright Law Isn’t Great. It Could Soon Get a Lot Worse.

The EU is proposing copyright law that’s so ridiculous it even outlaws Creative Commons.
Linked on the 13th of April, 2018 Details

Censorship Machine: Busting the myths

The European Commission’s proposed copyright directive includes a mandatory “censorship machine” to filter all uploads from every user in the EU. It never ends…
Linked on the 13th of December, 2017 Details

European software patents mess

The O'Reilly Network is carrying a good summary of the current European software patents directive/mess.

Linked on the 9th of March, 2005 Details