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The EU Is About To Destroy The Internet / Glacium

Hat tip to RdM: The EU is about to destroy the Internet. How? A tax on internet links. The EU is going to “tax internet links to websites and online data that serve as sources for commentary and opinion.” Only large media … Continue reading

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Reporting Restrictions Lifted

There’s a trial going on somewhere, and here in the UK we’re not allowed to talk about it, lest the trial gets in any way prejudiced. I’m with Raedwald on this: When the trial is over we will learn the … Continue reading

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When A Tree Falls

When a tree falls in a forest, it leaves a clearing. But pretty soon new small, fast-growing plants spring up all over the clearing. And they gradually multiply, and some of them grow taller, and after a while there’s just … Continue reading

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Misdirection

In the comedy series, Dad’s Army, the road signs from one town to another were always being swapped around, so that the invading German army (expected any day) would be appropriately misdirected to the wrong place when they arrived. Such … Continue reading

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In Revolt

I’m in revolt. I’m in revolt against top-down government control. Specifically, I’m in revolt against smoking bans – which are almost invariably imposed by governments on their peoples. In fact, I’m in revolt against all sorts of other similar, government-generated … Continue reading

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Hot And Cold Potatoes

I was rather struck by something in a comment by Jax, written in response to something I’d written: I’ve never really understood why first David Cameron and then Theresa May have continued to support a smoking ban that most Conservative … Continue reading

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Somebody Else’s Country

I was reading a week or two back that, over 2000 years since the event, archaeologists had discovered the site of Julius Caesar’s Roman invasion of Britain, at Ebbsfleet on the Isle of Thanet in 55 BC. Caesar didn’t stay … Continue reading

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