Tags » Ed Vaizey

Culture Minister Ed Vaisey Responds To Tax Breaks Success

MCV is carrying a fairly large interview with the UK’s Minister for Culture, Communication and the Creative Industries, Ed Vaisey following last week’s announcement of tax breaks for the video games sector. 452 more words

Games

Attempt to cut off illegal websites' advertising revenue

Blocking sites has only been partially successful.
Websites offering illegal copyrighted material could see their advertising revenue cut under a new initiative.
Police have created an online database of websites “verified” as being illegal. 7 more words

GCHQ TO GET 24/7 ACCESS TO YOUTUBE, BUT LIBRARY VISITORS TO GET NO ACCESS TO THE SLOG

Censorship, media surveillance, ubiquitous cameras, and the public denial of its relentless encroachment upon our freedom to be left alone

A regular Slogger writes to tell me that, apparently, The Slog’s Home Page is now the only part of the site that Britain’s local libraries will show. 1,202 more words

Eric Pickles

Lies, damn lies, and broadband statistics

Ofcom has released a report suggesting that the UK is leading its peers in the race to become a superfast broadband nation.

For various reasons it chose to measure the UK against France, Germany, Spain and Italy, rather than the EU28, the Nordics or the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States, formerly known as the Soviet Union. 852 more words

News