Wikileaks keeps publishing despite Assange's arrest

, posted: 10-Dec-2010 17:19

The fantastic NMA TV illustrates better than anyone else what's going on with Wikileaks and Julian Assange. Truly awesome. Get animated. (read the entire post)...

Letter to Simon Power, minister of commerce re: Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill

, posted: 9-Dec-2010 12:55

The below letter and briefing note was emailed to Simon Power, the Commerce Select Committee member and various other parliamentarians involved in deciding what New Zealand's new copyright law should be like. Warning: letter and briefing note contain (read the entire post)...

NZ government could create new last-mile monopoly with UFB

, posted: 23-Aug-2010 17:48

Orcon CEO Scott Bartlett warned recently that the consequences stemming from changes to the government's Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) project could end up "cementing the [Local Fibre Companies] as 'one big, nasty monopoly per region'" and he may well e (read the entire post)...

PublicACTA posts the Wellington Declaration. Sign it if you value your rights

, posted: 12-Apr-2010 12:15

The PublicACTA conference took place in Wellington this weekend on April 10, and one important outcome of it is the Wellington Declaration. You should read and sign the petition if you value your rights, including the ability to make sovereign law as (read the entire post)...

European Parliament throws spanner in secret ACTA works

, posted: 14-Mar-2010 10:07

This will make the Wellington ACTA negotiations more exciting - the European Parliament has asked to have full access to ACTA documents, and wants this to be granted to the public too. Furthermore, the ACTA talks should be limited to counterfeiting, (read the entire post)...

Draconian identification powers for police sneak into New Zealand law

, posted: 28-Dec-2008 13:12

Lance Wiggs reads stuff very carefully, and noticed an NZPA story in the NZ Herald, about criminals giving fake names to avoid facing the music when apprehended. The story appears to have originated at the Sunday Star Times, and been regurgitated as- (read the entire post)...

Guest blogger: Commodore Ratu Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, MSD, OStJ

, posted: 17-Jun-2007 13:18


I'm pleased to have this opportunity to set the record straight on Fiji, without the deleterious interference of journalists and others disinclined towards an understanding of the greater issues at stake.

The first (read the entire post)...

Start protests now! Auckland pollies at risk of actually doing something

, posted: 5-May-2007 10:30

Auckland's mayor, The Cupboard, is finding traction for his hare-brained idea to build a new harbour crossing, something that could set a dangerous precedent for the entire region. The city is world-famous in the whole of New Zealand for its Extr (read the entire post)...

The Internet is for terrorism

, posted: 4-May-2007 22:26

Draft emails, hidden subdirectories, using Google and hiding out in Internet cafés rather than mosques; if The Age's reprint of an Associated Press report is to be believed, that's what the wily Islamist terrorists are up to.

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Abduction of British sailors Iranian revenge against the US

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 07:10

If the Independent is to be believed, the Iranians snatched the 15 British sailors to retaliate against the US trying to abduct two of its officials visiting Arbil in Iraqi Kurdistan early January this year. The Americans were after generals Jafari a (read the entire post)...


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