Cloudflare, free speech and the rule of law. Taking advantage of centuries of development of democratic process is better than private, unaccountable censorship from the likes of Facebook.
So you want more employee company ownership? The answer seems to be less government intervention – not more
The tech companies need to apply good engineering processes to how they are developing their social policy, in public.
With the public sector grappling with Brexit, it is encouraging to see the forces of competition, revenue and profit coming in to propose solutions to bigger issues than how many more clicks can we get on an ad.
This is my response to the UK Home Office consultation on the Draft Investigatory Powers (Technical Capability) Regulations 2017, not published online. The draft regulations imply that, once passed, there will be a legal requirement for communication providers to build backdoors into encrypted or otherwise secured systems so that the security services can access messages in real … Continue reading Home Office Investigatory Powers regulations consultation response on encryption backdoors
Originally written for the Financial Times. The UK’s golden age is often referred to as being some time in the past when things were better, cheaper and easier. But as far as starting a business is concerned, I believe that time is now. When I started my first company in 2004, aged 16, I remember … Continue reading A golden age for British start-ups