More on UK internet censorship

New from the MySociety genii:, capsule the curiously-capitalised PlaceOpedia. Think Google Maps ? Wikipedia. Brilliant. Except that, as I write, all the links read


  1. I agree about the Pledgebank thing. I’ve told people about it, but not signed it myself. Sometimes though people who feel helpless need to feel like they are doing *something*…

  2. I need to check the IWF’s dispute process. It may be that bombarding them with ‘you muppets!’ emails would salve our action imperatives.
    Though, I was watching an old Goodies episode the other night, with a Mary Whitehouse-analogue character, and sometimes I wonder if scathing satire is a better plan. Hmm… come to think, surely the time is right for really hardcore political satire to make a return? New Labour aren’t as unpopular as the Tories were, but there must be some comedians who get riled up by civil liberties issues, surely?

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