[clug] [OT] The Register is trying to crowfund $100-$250K for indep study on NBN
matt at xomerang.com
Thu Jun 20 18:55:01 MDT 2013
Peh, The Register. They used to be interesting on tech stories in the
mid-noughties... but given their track record of broadcasting anti-science
climate-denial rubbish in recent years, they have no credibility whatsoever
these days in my eyes. Might as well be reading a News Limited tabloid.
... etc etc.
On 20 June 2013 20:31, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> Alex Satrapa wrote on 20/06/13 7:16 PM:
> > I cancelled my RSS feed of The Register when they started spewing
> > forth far too much Samsung love and Apple hate (about two years ago
> > from memory). Have they changed recently, or are they still
> > Fandroids?
> No idea, I came across the link elsewise.
> > If they can't practise some journalistic independence when writing
> > about the technology that is important to them, how can you expect
> > them to exercise any discipline with their "study"?
> > Alex
> They're not doing the study, they're commissioning companies that do
> this sort work. The proposed questions were listed in 1st email.
> If you contribute $100, you get to write something short for them about
> your concerns and contribute to the questions.
> Only game in town, so far. Hope its better than nothing.
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