Reply from Hon Andrew Little in response to my HDCA concerns

On July the 11th, 2019 I sent an email detailing some of my concerns about New Zealand’s Harmful Digital Communications Act (HDCA) to the Minister of Justice, Hon Andrew Little and Mark Mitchell. This came about after Suzie Dawson tried to use the HDCA to get me to remove content from my website and prevent […]

Using race for click-bait at RNZ?

I would be quite interested in what people think of this. Yesterday I laid my first complaint against Radio New Zealand for what I believe was gratuitous use of race to get more clicks. My Complaint I believe that the news article entitled,”White man found guilty of killing unarmed black man” breached #7 of the […]

Why we shouldn’t ban books in New Zealand

I have been waiting around for my brain to kick into gear over the banning of the shooters manifesto in the Christchurch Mosque Shootings. I can understand the banning of the video as watching someone’s pain and suffering is not needed to understand the motivation behind it, at least not for me. At the time […]

How the Harmful Digital Communications Act can be misused

In New Zealand the Government tried to address the problem of online bullying by creating the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015. The Act creates ten communication principles and then sets out the process for dealing with breaches of the principles. Those principles are that a digital communication should not; disclose sensitive personal facts about a […]