What A Stunner – Steam’s Games Sales Subject To Power Law

Given how common a power law is in the real world out here it's not all that much of a surprise that Steam's games...

Why Facebook’s Latest Fake News Campaign Won’t Work In The Slightest

So Facebook has decided that it really should be doing something about fake news. They've even managed to get the underlying basic point correct...

WhatsApp Turns Down India’s Demand For Message Traceability – Rightly So

It's clearly true that untraceable messages create problems for law enforcement and even the suppression of incitement to violence. However, the ability to send...

The European Union’s GDPR Data Rules Only Increase The Amount Of...

We are all, of course, looking forward to getting out of that acranian organisation, the European Union. The latest example of the uselessness of...

D’Oh! Facebook Moves 1.5 Billion Out Of Europe’s Data Protection

Just think a little, ponder for a moment, why Facebook might have done this. Is it because Zuckerberg is an evil genius? They wish...

What A Shocking Finding About Rural Broadband! Shame!

This is just such a shame, such a one that we should all hang our heads in it. Rural broadband is slower than urban! Broadband...

Racism’s Just Fine On Reddit Says Site’s CEO

There will be two reactions to this statement from the CEO of Reddit that open racism and slurs are just fine on the site....

Our Tech Regulation Problem – Monopolies With Network Effects Benefit Consumers

There are, of course, a number of different ways in which we can approach antitrust. One might be that any time anyone gains economic...

Nationalise Facebook To Get China’s Social Credit System

People who violate social norms should indeed be cut off from the bounty of civilisation that government provides us with, shouldn't they? We have,...

Mark Zuckerberg Talks To MEPs, Not Insignificant MPs – And Quite...

Members of the Westminster Parliament have been waxing indignant recently because Mark Zuckerberg - you know, the gazillionnaire who runs a global concern dealing...