Monday, May 16, 2011

HACKGATE Day 116: Attorney general allows Jefferies contempt case to proceed.

As The Slog keeps warning, without better tabloid behaviour, the press is going to be forcibly restrained.

The piece I posted about the EUCHR decision earlier this week was unique in the site’s history, in that the vast majority of threaders disagreed with it. Well, that’s the point of having an open-minded site.

But the next day, my fears were rapidly justified when the ghastly Jeremy Hunt popped out of his hole to say how good it would be to have superinjunctions and closely controlled internet freedoms all rolled into one whopping big Bill. My contention remains what it has always been: Wapping great lies will produce Whopping great censorship more...