EU Data Retention Directive Invalid The EU’s highest court, the Court of Justice has ruled the EU Data Retention Directive invalid.  The full ruling can be found here. “It entails a wide – ranging and particularly serious interference with the fundamental rights to respect for private life and to the protection of personal data, without… Read More

Ovivo is no More Ovivo has shuffled off this mortal coil, absolutely no surprises there – the pricing model was pretty weak. They weren’t even directly connecting to Vodafone – they were going through an aggregator – someone else taking a percentage. Few have made ad supported work, but we have been here so many,… Read More

You Couldn’t Make it Up It’s starting to sound like something from Monty Python. No one expects the Spanish Inquisition GCHQ. Our chief weapon is surprise, and snooping. Our two chief weapons are surprise, snooping and building a database of the whole population, etc. All we need now is the “and near fanatical devotion to the… Read More