Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Anonymisation Problem

He came for one video and got two! Post filming Net Neutrality, Sean mentioned someone on @computer_phile had been raked over the coals for saying things could be done anonymously. So what was the anonymization problem?


Given the top YouTube comment and with apologies to @PrivateEyeNews, I think there is a suggestion:

At least one of them is pretending to be an academic. But who? We should be told.

Monday, 4 December 2017

A few thoughts on Net Neutrality

Sean came visiting again, so time for a @computerphile video; he wanted to know about Net Neutrality.

Not sure I gave him much other than "it's complicated"! The global philosophical debate about it is played out in each country differently depending on local legislation, regulation, the lobbying power of the various factions and the time varying whim of national governments...