Links for January 13th

France's anti-piracy goon squad pirates the font in its logo Boing Boing Hapodi, the French agency that's in charge of the country's new anti-piracy scheme (if someone you live with is accused of three acts of infringement, your whole household is taken offline and added to a list of address to which it is illegal [...]

Links for November 27th

Boots' cynical stance on homeopathy There's something of a backlash taking place online against Boots today, after their professional standards director Paul Bennett admitted before a parliamentary committee yesterday that the chain sell homeopathic remedies because they sell, even though they know there is no scientific evidence that they actually work. National papers involved in [...]

Bookmarks for February 25th through February 27th

A false sense of security - The real danger of social networks is complacency, not cancer, says Bill Thompson Ryanair mulls charge for toilets - Irish budget airline Ryanair has said it is considering charging passengers for using the toilet while flying. Chief executive Michael O'Leary told the BBC that the Dublin-based carrier was looking [...]

Links for February 18th

Novelist Pratchett becomes a Sir - Author Terry Pratchett has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for services to literature. Sir Terry, 60, was named in the New Year Honours list. Wonder twins telescope sees star’s dying gasps - 500 light years away, the star T Leporis is dying. It used to be [...]

Oh Noes! Snow!

Winter is finally here. For the first time in years Nottingham has had a decent delivery of snow along with much of the UK. Heavy snow has fallen across large parts of the UK, disrupting travel and closing thousands of schools. South-east England has the worst snow it has seen for 18 years, causing all [...]