Does anyone know anything about Cleanfeed? Seems to be a service that will be install at LINX and used by pretty much every UK ISP to block “bad” sites. You can bet ISOHunt, PirateBay and Newzbin will be top of their list. So dumb when all that will happen is that people will set up mirrors on different URLs…

Normally I wouldn’t comment about football but when I saw Football League agrees to consider penalty plan I immediately thought that this is one more step where society is constantly trying to find a “winner” for everything. Time was it was okay to go home knowning that both teams did well and were equal in talent (and luck) but appearently that’s not good enough any more.

Reading Children to be monitored by government from birth to age five turned out to be very interesting. On the one hand I got the immediate “huge privacy intrusion” warning lights go off. However – isn’t this the sort of thing some of us have been after for ages? Checking up on kids for underprivalidged backgrounds to make sure that they’re progressing well and getting an equal chance with everyone else. Hmm – tough call…

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