1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

News House of Lords calls for new tech regulations

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 11 Mar 2019.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

    Joined:
    12 Mar 2001
    Posts:
    3,178
    Likes Received:
    89
    Read more
     
  2. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

    Joined:
    20 Nov 2005
    Posts:
    11,877
    Likes Received:
    1,350
    Old men and women trying to keep up regulating an increasingly internet-born world.

    What could possibly go wrong?
     
  3. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

    Joined:
    5 Dec 2011
    Posts:
    5,389
    Likes Received:
    1,909
    "Gargh! My calculator is talking to me! What kind of skullduggery and witchcraft is this?"
     
    adidan likes this.
  4. Chicken76

    Chicken76 Active Member

    Joined:
    10 Nov 2009
    Posts:
    952
    Likes Received:
    32
    While filling gapes might be a lot of fun, I think this 'Digital Authority' is meant to fill gaps. :)

    'would adopt' may be better?
     
  5. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    15 Jan 2010
    Posts:
    6,264
    Likes Received:
    700
    Sounds an awful lot like Article 13...
     
  6. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

    Joined:
    4 Dec 2007
    Posts:
    13,932
    Likes Received:
    2,908
    Yeah, "to fill gapes" is a... somewhat different category of website.

    This is where I'd usually say "I'll go fix, ta!" - but, once again, I've been beaten to the punch by a mysterious stranger with edit access!
     
    The_Crapman likes this.
  7. jb0

    jb0 Active Member

    Joined:
    8 Apr 2012
    Posts:
    537
    Likes Received:
    85
    This post is hidden, pending approval and rating by the office of digital life review board.
     
  8. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

    Joined:
    23 Feb 2017
    Posts:
    2,119
    Likes Received:
    672
    Anyone wanna help me set up a petition to have it renamed "house of jobsworths"?
     
  9. greigaitken

    greigaitken Member

    Joined:
    26 Aug 2009
    Posts:
    419
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ban terrorist stuff, ban self harm stuff, keep banning stuff building walls limiting where you can go etc etc. Maybe focus on guiding (proper education, not a list of what to do) the young to make good descisions in the first place? then you don't need the filters because the young minds can be exposed to any content without negative results.
     
  10. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

    Joined:
    30 Oct 2012
    Posts:
    9,648
    Likes Received:
    386
    We'll have none of that sensible talk, first thing on the regulation list that. ;)
     
    jb0 likes this.
  11. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    15 Jan 2010
    Posts:
    6,264
    Likes Received:
    700
    All hail Xi Jinping, President for Life
     
  12. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

    Joined:
    13 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,216
    Likes Received:
    1,163
    Huh. You guys have a bureau fungus on your government too? I wish there was a powder for that...
     
  13. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

    Joined:
    2 Aug 2003
    Posts:
    7,074
    Likes Received:
    761
    There used to be, but Guido Fawkes spoiled it for everyone a while back.
     
    jb0 likes this.
Tags: Add Tags

Share This Page