Olympic linking lunacy

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In another of my occasional series of articles about organisations who mistakenly think they can control how you link to them on the web, there’s a great example on the London 2012 website. Here’s the relevant paragraph: Links to the Site. You may create your own link to the Site, provided that your link is …

How British are you?

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The Home Secretary has announced plans to revamp the Citizenship Test which immigrants wanting to qualify for a British passport need to take. Whether you’re already British or not or not, here’s a simple test to see whether you qualify:

Some good news from the EU

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Straight bananas notwithstanding, sometimes Eurocrats do make the right decisions. Two excellent examples have emerged this week: the ruling by the EU Court of Justice that if you buy software, you own it and the decision by the European Parliament to reject the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (Acta). The first of these may sound a little …