Ofcom Crosses the Rubicon

Yes, Caesar did it on 10 January 49BC – Ofcom on Monday of this week (9 April 2108). The significance of this Ofcom move however was not recognised by commentators or the press at the time. Ofcom’s Rubicon was publishing… Continue

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The end of the watershed?

So Ofcom has finally published its consultation on daytime PIN protection (let’s call it DPP for short). It was BSkyB who initially pushed several years ago for a liberalisation of the DPP rules to allow it to show a wider… Continue

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Ofcom – a Family at War?

As the manager at Ofcom who headed its 2016 Offensive language research, I wanted to make a few points about the regulator’s (now) controversial decision to breach the Family At War 1970-2┬ádrama series shown on Talking Pictures TV for a… Continue

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