Introducing Gareth Bowen
C#, Sql Server Business Specialist, Custom Software Developer and Creator of thesextree.co.uk
Stances and reasoning on where I Gareth Bowen stand on certain political issues, if you want my views on anything else. Drop me a mail and I will give you my opinion with my reasons why I side one way or the other if at all.
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LICEN Where do I stand on TV licencing and the BBC?
BBC are way too over paid to be any good, and censor peoples views, all opinions on a web site should be heard and not censored and the censorship and propaganda was why I started my own news site up to offer the facility for other people to get their stories heard also their continued support for american IT companies over those working in Britain annoyed.

My view is article 10 freedom of expression and TV licence stops poor people who hardly afford anything as is from keeping abreast of things notwithstanding I think the internet is a better toold

And if other people have paid for their own infrastructure to disseminate information, I don't see why you would require a licence to use their networks if they have their own charging structure or method of funding beyond that.

I fund news.thesextree.co.uk out of my own money and always have.

I think shake downs and hypocrisy of the courts passing sentence against people without evidence and who don't know the law insane, and hope that if people agree with you they will give you money of their own free will to support what you do as I haven't watched a tv broadcast in years and if I did want to watch something i'd buy a dvd for 50p which at an average at 1 hour and 30 mins would equate to 290 hours worth of material to watch a year for the cost of the licence fee, which would average over 5 hours a week and I certainly wouldn't want to watch that much as their is nothing that good any more and that is before taking subscription services costing around £5 a month into account.

More likely to make my own documentary and films and distribute via the net!