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This week's editor


Guest editor Ronan Harrington introduces this week's theme: Spirituality and Visionary Politics.

Ronan is a freelance political strategist and co-creator of Alter Ego, a gathering exploring the future of progressive politics.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Proposals for a 'voluntary' web-blocking scheme leaked

Proposals for a ‘voluntary’ web-blocking scheme, put forward by a group of rightsholders, have allegedly been leaked from discussions with the UK minister for Communications, Culture and the Creative Industries

Who decides what we access on the Internet?: Web blocking and its dangers

Another March, another web blocking proposal. The Guardian reported last week that Ed Vaizey MP, one of the ministers in charge of the UK's internet policy, has been hosting discussions between Internet Service Providers and the music and film industries about a 'voluntary code' to facilitate the blocking of websites related to file-sharing.
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