Online Court: E-Justice

Critics of the UK Judiciary argue it is outdated, overpriced and no longer fit for purpose. This comes with the growing number of people being un-able issue legal proceedings because of the near abolition of legal aid. The disproportionate legal costs which come concurrent with legal representation have led to a drastic increase in people representing themselves. Continue reading “Online Court: E-Justice”

UK Surveillance Bill – Is Big Brother Watching?

Theresa May admitted in the House of Commons, on the 4th of October 2015, that the UK had been operating mass domestic surveillance since the ‘1984 Telecommunications Act’. The irony of course, is that ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ is the title of George Orwell’s dystopian future novel which hinges upon the governmental surveillance of British civilians (or Airstrip One – as the book calls it).  An irony Edward Snowdown also couldn’t help but enjoy. But could this be as bad as the literary classic predicted? Continue reading “UK Surveillance Bill – Is Big Brother Watching?”

Chicago being sued over Netflix tax

You may of heard that the city of Chicago (possibly having some financial trouble and a creative finance team) had decided to place an ‘amusement tax’ on Internet related services, this not only means streaming services like Netflix and Spotify but also gaming services like PlayStation live or World of Warcraft will have to jump their prices to Chicago subscribers. Continue reading “Chicago being sued over Netflix tax”