Methods not principles needed for media regulation

Ed Richards, CEO of Ofcom, got it wrong at the Oxford Media Convention today.  He said the regulatory authorities on the media had the same principles in mind.  But principles are not the issue.  There are plenty of codes which express the principles. What matters is action and methods. Desmond withdraws from PCC but no Read More

US Congress moves against “pirates”: Wikipedia protests

The US Congress is taking ”piracy” of US intellectual property seriously by proposing to attack the financial basis of foreign sites running copyright material without permission.  Two acts are in Congress to let media owners force search engines to stop linking to “pirate” sites and stop US advertisers advertising. Wikipedia offline in protest The opposition Read More