ACTA is an attack on the WTO

India has com­plained in the recent TRIPS coun­cil that the ACTA pro­vi­sions mod­i­fy the bal­ance of rights and oblig­a­tions estab­lished by a mul­ti­lat­er­...

Failure of the ‘Third Way’

John Kay describes Gor­don Brown as a “redis­trib­u­tive mar­ket lib­er­al, hold­ing, like oth­er adher­ents of Blair’s ‘Third Way’, that …[t]he eco­nom­ic role...

World Bank opens its data

This remarkable new web-resource from the World Bank is a big deal. "The [Wordl Bank] Open Data Initiative marks a change in the way the Bank disseminates da...

Do you feel safer now?

We have no Bill or even Charter of rights. But Google is working to keep our information free. Maybe. Google has decided to out requests from governments, in...