Essays and provocations

Safe European Home

A provocation, first published in The Register in August 2002, which continues to attract both interest and condemnation, in which the author argues that trusted computing systems are both inevitable and to be welcomed, and calls for the esablishment of a European network which is safe from US cultural imperialism.

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E-mutualism; or the tragedy of the dot.commons

First publshed as a pamphlet by the Co-operative Party in August 2000, in which the author argues that the Internet is a mutual, co-operative venture whose character is being destroyed by commercial pressures.

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Blog eats Blog

The coverage of ETCON revealed more about the predilections of the blogeoisie than the future of technology. This was published in May 2003.

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