The state of the Scottish blogosphere

I forgot / didn’t have the time to mention it at the time, but a couple of weeks back Scottish Roundup turned one year old. But it wasn’t the only one — Tartan Hero, Scots and Independent, North to Leith and Granite City were all celebrating last week — mere days after I was bemoaning […]

Scotland and libel

In the wake of the Alisher Usmanov affair, bloggers have been talking a lot about British libel laws. I won’t write much about this, because I know as much about the law as an ass. David Farrer wrote a letter to the First Minister noting that Scotland has a separate legal system. He suggests: Scotland […]

Bloggers censored for upsetting a billionaire bully-boy

I’m a bit late with this one, but I feel as though I should mention it. Bloggerheads has been taken down by a bullying Uzbek billionaire and his bullying lawyers. Craig Murray’s website was apparently the one that upset Alisher Usmanov so much. But Tim Ireland’s ISP decided to take down a whole cluster of […]