Anti-lockdown protest in Amsterdam in February 2021. The planned March 20 anti-lockdown demonstrations A group’s call for worldwide protests against coronavirus lockdown measures on March 20 is picking up steam in Europe and North America. The Telegram channel “World Wide … Continue reading Anti-Lockdown Protests, Twitter & QAnon, Sarah Everard Protests
What happens when you mix Law with Social Media? This two part documentary shown in the UK on C4 Real Lives, and on Channel 5 from Hey Buddy Films. Here is a compendium of misjudgement and poorly thought out decisions … Continue reading Don’t Blame Social Media?
Sir Andrew Parker, MI5’s director general, has called on the technology and social media companies to establish a technical feature in their software platforms that allowed spy agencies “exceptional access” and law enforcement access to encrypted messages, amid fear they … Continue reading MI5 calls on Tech companies help
Last night Channel 4’s Dispatches showed “Richard Wilson On Hold” (see #onhold at Twitter for comments) for myself it was one of the best and most accurate and even entertaining summary of the dreaded introduction of automated services that while modern companies believe enrich our lives and make our customer service better – Richard Wilson proved the complete reverse, showing beautifully how the modern consumer is fed up with these awful technological abominations! In the programme Richard Wilson covered everything from automated telephone systems that allow the customer to not only listen to a voice recording but keep us listening … Continue reading On Hold – the hated automated service!
Ricky Gervais is currently in the midst of a heated argument with a number of fundamentalist Christians that are responding with hateful right-wing anti-gay; anti-semitic, creationist remarks to his posting. Gervais, is an outspoken atheist, and is no stranger to controversy especially following his remarks at the Golden Globe Awards and his recent use of the word “mong” that some felt was an insult to people with Down’s Syndrome has obviously drawn public attention before. However presently as he’s been holding the “12 Days of Rickmas,” jokingly inserting himself in for Jesus Christ while suggesting followers do something to save … Continue reading Gervais in Twitter Argument
Ryan Dunn one of the main stars of Jackass and brother of Johnny Knoxville died yesterday in a car crash. Both he and a passenger died when the car they were travelling in – Dunn’s Porsche 911 – hit a tree and burst into flames in West Goshen, Pennsylvania. The 34-year-old, who was driving the vehicle has already suffered accusation that he was drunk while driving – this follows comments on twitter by the US film critic Roger Ebert. Ebert is refusing to apologise over his accuations on twitter. Continue reading Ryan Dunn Jackass star killed in car crash amidst accusation of Drink Driving