Archive for September, 2011

The Freedom of Information Act is now edging on 7 years old, and despite some difficulties in using it effectively, it has proved an important and useful tool for journalists and members of the public. In a similar vein, ‘civil society organisations’ have now launched AsktheEU.org, with which any EU citizen can file a request […]


And I don’t mean to sound naive, since there have been deals going on for years that have ‘released music onto the internet before it’s scheduled release date without prior knowledge’. As the Guardian states, “People – even downloaders – only have a finite amount of money. In times gone by, sure, they would have […]