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Why requiring proof of ID to use social networking sites won't work

I got a big laugh at WordCamp London when I showed the audience this tweet as an example of an “unhelpful intervention”.

Tory Maria Miller calling for websites & social media operators to require proof of ID for people to use them…

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#WCLDN Presentation: A web designer's law update 2015

I delivered this presentation at WordCamp London on 21 March 2015. The video will eventually be posted up at wordpress.tv. 156 more words

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Sleeper's Charter

My favourite high school English teacher used to say, in her folksy American way, “If you don’t have a ticket, don’t show up for the game.” 247 more words

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No, Apple's new App Store policy is NOT compliance with the Consumer Rights Directive.

Apple has tipped over the…eh…apple cart by announcing that customers now have a 14 day return window for purchases out of the app store. The author of a… 180 more words

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Video: What's new in web design and development law

The video of my presentation on what’s new in web design and development law from WordCamp Manchester is now up at wordpress.tv.

Topics included the Consumer Rights Directive, the EU cookie law, the BPAS data breach, and Nominet’s crackdown on domain privacy. 17 more words

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Notes from the Open Rights Group debate: Surveillance, RIPA reform, and civil liberty

On 5 October I attended a fringe event at the Liberal Democrats’ annual conference in Glasgow hosted by Open Rights Group. Entitled “Surveillance: how do we reform RIPA & protect civil liberty… 1,758 more words

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