Jonathan Sanderson of The Daily Grind has the (dubious) honor of being the first person I don’t know to make a comment on my blog (regarding the UK-EFF idea). Cool! He points out that the OpenTech website has videos of the session where the UK-EFF pledge was discussed. 511 people are signed-up now, that’s over half-way in only a few days.
The sign-up is trivial, there’s no commitment to actually honour the Â£5 a month as and when the pledge is finished (though that’s obviously the idea) and the cause is a good one. With an EFF-like UK organisation heading up privacy issues for the public we stand a much better chance of not having the Government or companies push through ideas which are bad for our digital rights.