Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pints in Putney: Newscorp, Giles Wilkes and the Hargreaves IP review

update 30/05/2012. Thought I’d better do due diligence and check BIS transparency page   for “BIS special advisers- senior media meetings, July-September 2011”  No declaration for Giles Wilkes.  Maybe Benjamin King and David Fares from News International were wearing IP hats that … Continue reading

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Louise, Doomdark and the Lord of Fey.

Seems that MP Louise Mensch is a fan of the old fantasy quest game Lords of Midnight  developed for the ZX Spectrum -yep the string drive special of yore. Nowt wrong with that, after a hard day’s politicking I’m sure … Continue reading

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Uh Oh: Rupert Bear’s sticky paws all over Hargreaves

Whilst the spotlight in Leveson has been on Hunt playing Hamlet “to BSkyB or not to BSkyB” in the shadows are other plots and players. Going to start with this one- there’s more to come. FM6 = Evidence to Leveson … Continue reading

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Legal Advice on Fair Use to Hargreaves Review : FOI enquiry

Way back last year when the Hargreaves Review was published I noticed  a little footnote that Prof. Lionel Bently had provided an analysis to the review on “fair use”. No further info given. That set a  two part FOI request in motion.  Part one … Continue reading

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