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Train Wi-Fi and mobile access expected to be in Osborne's budget giveaway | Politics | The Guardian
Some 12 out of 25 rail franchise operators still don't have Wi-Fi – chancellor expected to offer an inducement to them to install it
budget  politics  technology  transport  money  westminster  UK  interesting  internet  trains 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - David Cameron trialling app to aid government decisions
'using it to keep track of live data relating to jobs, housing and other areas… It also monitors polls and posts on social media'
information  Westminster  technology  politics  interesting 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Louise Mensch launches rival to Twitter | Media | guardian.co.uk
Better description: Louise Mensch launches a semi-eponymous discussion forum website, decides to call it a rival to twitter for some unknown reason.
posttofacebook  internet  technology  politics  social-media  twitter 
june 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Cute cat theory of digital activism - Wikipedia
The tools people use to look at cute cats help activists, and shutting them down shuts down the cute cats, which annoys non-activists.
posttofacebook  post  culture  culture-jamming  clever  technology  internet  politics  campaigning  activism  cats  cute  awesome  amusing 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Police commissioner elections: Millions without internet 'miss out'
"Only providing information about PCC candidates on a central website will disproportionately affect groups that have low levels of internet access, such as the elderly and those who live in rural areas."
posttofacebook  UK  democracy  elected-police-commisioners  information  fairness  internet  technology  politics  interesting 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Verisign seizes .com domain registered via foreign Registrar on behalf of US Authorities. » blog2.easydns.org - Happenings and observations
Moving money from one non-American to another non-American, on a non-country specific domain name, registered with a non-US company? That's against the law in Maryland, and they'll shut down your website *everywhere* for that!
posttofacebook  USA  politics  technology  gambling  stupid  law  internet  web  dns  icann  WTF 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ministers 'misled MPs over need for nuclear power stations'
Cross-party report says government misrepresented findings on future electricity demand, and ignored case against nuclear
bias  UK  Westminster  politics  technology  energy  nuclear-power  interesting 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class-NYTimes.com
“Made in the U.S.A.” is no longer a viable option for most Apple products.
business  politics  image  culture  industry  technology  Apple  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
An Open Letter From Internet Engineers to the U.S. Congress | Electronic Frontier Foundation
'…stating their opposition to the SOPA and PIPA Internet blacklist bills' — 83 of the people who made the internet have pointed out this is a bad idea
interesting  politics  posttofacebook  technology  intellectual-property  piracy  news  important  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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