Tag Archives: internet

Packets Citizen!

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks of developments in the technology freedom space, with the information about PRISIM in the USA coming to light, ASIC over extending it’s interpretation of law and blocking 250,000 websites in AU and the … Continue reading

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Communications Tribunal? No thanks!

I’ve been extremely concerned to read about the plans to introduce a communications tribunal in New Zealand, an organization which will have disturbing powers such as being able to determine the criminality of “offensive content” online. Tech Liberty is doing … Continue reading

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Half a Terrabyte

With companies in Australia offering 1TB plans, us New Zealanders have been getting pretty jealous of only having 100GB plans for the same money. Except that a couple days ago, my ISP Snap! upgraded everyone’s data allowance by at least … Continue reading

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Google Search & Control

I’ve been using Google for search for years, however it’s the first time I’ve ever come across a DMCA takedown notice included in the results. Possibly not helped by the fact that Google is so good at finding what I … Continue reading

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Why I hate DSL

I’m living around 8km from the center of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, with only 8 mbits down and 0.84 mbits upstream in a very modern building with (presumably) good wiring installed. :'( The above is what happens to your … Continue reading

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Infodrugs

I’ve taken a¬†spontaneous holiday. Not to some exotic location or escape from daily life, but rather a Twitter holiday, logging out of my account, removing it from my laptop, my phone and any other system I use. I’m still trying … Continue reading

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