Tag Archive: Law

Why you shouldn’t expect privacy on the internet

If you stood in the doorway of your house, shouting how you murdered someone, while a TV news crew was standing next door; you would likely have a hard job of arguing you had a right to privacy, although I no doubt there are some lawyers that would try. Likewise, when you go virtually anywhere in the country, you’ll be recorded on CCTV at least once. So my question is, why should it be any difference on the internet? Let’s start with Google, the almost undisputed king of search and advertising, a handy little combination which contributed towards their multi-billion…
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Lets do away with Squatters Rights!

Yes, the government is going to make it illegal to squat in domestic property, however this is a bit of a weak answer and it doesn’t actually help where the morons have taken over a commercial property such as the UBS building in London. As such I would like to propose an alternative solution – Remove the offence of squatting. If you remove the offence of squatting, then you can simply rewrite the laws regarding tresspassing to say that if you are on private property and the landlord or owner of said property has asked you to leave (even if…
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