Post Leverson press regulation and ARRSE

Discussion in 'ARRSE: Site Issues' started by Micawber, Mar 20, 2013.

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  1. Just out of interest - I was wondering if the ARRSE massif had anything at stake over the upcoming Royal Charter about press regulation.It's obviously going to apply on the net as well as any other media and it strikes me that if you publish news over which you have editorial control then you're going to be in the frame for inclusion under the new regs.So, first up, I believe ARRSE is 'published' on the net, so that's a tick.Next, some of what is posted could at a pinch be described as 'news'. I don't mean the relentless linking to the DMail, and I'm sure there are better examples, but Knocknee/BBannana likes to keep us all up to date on the doings of Kent Police and there have been ongoing eye witness updates of events and demos in Central London.So, to finish, might Modding and the ability to spike posts and lock threads count as 'editorial' control?I'm not for a moment advocating it but I bet those drawing up the proposals don't understand the interweb and the way things are changing so quickly and it ocurred to me that a really badly worded and piss poor piece of catch-all regulation might drag sites like this one into the mire.Hope not.
  2. skid2

    skid2 LE Book Reviewer

  3. Having had a quick skatch through the bollocks being proposed it would appear we will no longer need Moderators, they will be 'Regulators'. But as they can't be ex or current journalists, it would appear the press is going to be put under the control of Common Purpose knob jockeys and - wait for it - ex MPs. I'm brimming with confidence that this will end well - not.
  4. Truth is relative to the perspective of the observer, the prejudice of the inquisitor and the given value of Truth for the event in question: every man has his own Truth.

    If they want you, they'll make it up until they have you OR you make yourself not worth having, which works for Viz magazine and The Onion News channel for sure. Reckon Arrse can pull it off too.
  5. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Hey, Plato, you may have laid the foundations of modern philosophy but you have been dead for 2,500 years so **** off.

    Back on topic, ARRSE will be OK. Guido Fawkes was cited as being outside the 'regulation'. So ARRSE will be all right so long as it does not cite the revolting Hugh Grant as a hooker hiring shallow ******* pervert who could not act his way out of a paper bag unless the script called for an upper class twat who the audience could not tire of punching. For six films in a row for fucks sakes.

    Then he got caught with an ugly crack whore with her lipstick round his dipstick in a parked car in East LA the stupid gurning ****. And he was shagging that Jemmima "I Care About Brown Children" bird, who was well fit, the doss bag dipshit.

    So, in conclusion... So long as we all agree that Hugh Grant is a proper actor rather than a ******* ****, I feel we shall be all right.

    Phew, eh?
  6. ^ You would have thought with his money he could at least have given the work to someone deserving, high class escorts need 'Celebs' on their CVs, don't they?

    But, no, some cheap crack head (and associated biological warfare elements) noshing him off for the price of a KFC and a bag of Charlie.

    ******* Public School cheapskate, I bet she had to talk dirty, humiliate and spank him to make him cum as well.
  7. He was shagging Liz Hurley at the time. Just goes to show, look at a bird, any bird, and somewhere there's a bloke bored of shagging her.
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  8. Hugh Grant was, and still is, a ******* ****! And as for the "Trades description" Brown incident, He must have been on a 'pull a pig' event, because there's no other sane explanation why he'd **** over Liz Hurley for that.
  9. Grant is a one-trick pony who shot his bolt years ago, to mangle a metaphor, and Hurley has 'dud root' written all over her.
  10. You're only cheesed off because she's turned Shane Warne into a metrosexual ;-)
  11. Curses! Seen through again! *shakes fist* Damn you, faceless Internet persecutor, damn you to hell! :biggrin:
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