V-Chip for the web

3 08 2007

Oh dear, not satisfied with installing chips in set-top boxes which ‘protect’ younger audiences from content which may harm and corrupt, Capitol Hill is seeking to do the same thing for the net, according to this post.





Elton John: tear down the internet

3 08 2007

Sir Reginald Dwight may have done the world and music the greatest service by pledging never again to sing ‘Candle in the Wind’, but his latest rant is just plain bizarre.

The singer believes the interweb is killing creativity, telling the U.K. Sun newspaper: “it would be an incredible experiment to shut down the whole internet for five years and see what sort of art is produced over that span… there’s too much technology available.”