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Internet blackout

Just watched on my ‘copy’ of the TV3 6 o’clock news the protest that took place in the grounds of Parliament today lunchtime. Protesters were concerned about Section 92a of the Copyright Act. This section says if a user is accused of downloading material (such as video’s and music) that they don’t hold the rights […]

The Ferrit is dead

Announced today: Telecom is closing Ferrit. It’s no surprise to me. It’s finally been acknowledged that the site is no longer core to the company’s business strategy. Wow. It took three years and several hundred million dollars (at least) to work that out. The idea was lame right from the beginning. It added no benefit […]