ACTA vote tomorrow

This is terribly late to press for which I apologise but tomorrow (Thursday 31st) MEP’s will vote on ACTA, this has already been rejected by the Dutch government (though possibly just as an electioneering gimmick). Despite my tardiness if you haven’t already done so there is still time to e-mail your MEP. You could even use WriteToThem, which makes it terribly painless. If you’ve not heard of ACTA you may be wondering what the problem is then the OpenRightsGroup* explains it rather well here. But in summary it’s yet another piece of legislation dreamt up between the EU and big … Continue reading

Photographing buses

I was recently linked to an article that seemed to be bad news for photographers (sorry I forget who by), which I reposted on Facebook. I would have left it there, but for one of the comments I got which observed that the judgement was based on not the similarity of the pictures but on a deliberate attempt to copy. Now that being the case I got our fearless (but sadly not talented) in house artist to make a dramatic recreation of the troublesome picture. It should be noted this is a dramatic recreation, not an act of parody as … Continue reading