Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

30 April 2013
by Mark
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Stop the lies from Stop43

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I blogged yesterday about the “orphan works” section of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act, and explained why I think it’s generally a good thing. Of course, not everyone agrees, and people are free to disagree if they want to. … Continue reading

29 April 2013
by Mark
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The copyright orphanage

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The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act may not sound like the most exciting of laws, but it contains a section which will make some significant differences to the way copyright is applied to photos. And, since a lot of people … Continue reading

27 April 2013
by Mark
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Let’s give racism a kicking in Evesham

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On Thursday, we’ll be voting in the county council elections. In the Evesham South division, where I live, we have a candidate from the BNP – the only one from that party in our area. I’m confident that the BNP … Continue reading

10 April 2013
by Mark
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Greatest Prime Minister?

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A YouGov survey commissioned by The Sun puts Margaret Thatcher, unsurprisingly, at the top of the list in response to the question “Who do you think has been the greatest British Prime Minister since 1945?”. The full order, according to … Continue reading

10 April 2013
by Mark
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Evesham Abbey Bridge – closure delayed

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Probably not unexpected, but this press release has just been sent out by Worcestershire County Council: Temporary bridge to increase pace on vital Abbey Bridge replacement work delayed by severe weather Flooding, snow and prolonged freezing conditions this winter has … Continue reading