If you run any kind of on-line community that allows user comments then you should read the judgement from the European Court of Human Rights below. Although not final as it can still be appealed the ECHR have ruled that Making an Internet news portal liable for the offensive online comments of its readers was […]
The Sentinel newspaper in Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire have been given £250,000 of Big Lottery money to hand out as grants to local community projects. Not-for-profit groups and projects, schools along with parish and town councils based in The Sentinel distribution area have until August to apply for a grant.
Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has taken another swipe at local government and told them that they should allow the public filming of council meetings. This is not a namby pamby ‘well you should allow the public to film your meetings‘ this is an explicit instruction to councils that filming should be allowed and also […]
I’ve been playing about with the n0tice platform over the past few weeks. For those of you who don’t know, n0tice is a reporting platform created by the Guardian Media Group, that allows you to see what is going on near you. Rather than the traditional way of content being attached to a user, in […]