Law and the lone blogger

Judith Townend: > As a lone blogger how much legal protection do you have? No more than anyone else, when it comes to libel, contempt of court law and so on, except that people are more likely to pay attention to…

New "emergency" powers for Blair & co?

The Today programme woke me this morning with the level of frightening revelation that sent me scurrying for the newspapers. It wasn’t a sleep-addled hallucination. It was a piece of really bad news from Westminster about new powers for…

It didn't take long

Boy, it didn’t take long for the politicians to start backing away from the people’s law. The MP who said he’d put the legislation forward is trying to wriggle out of it, and Prescott says that it…