All posts by Roger Smith

Do Not Pay’s $4.6m funding: where are the emperor’s clothes?

Joshua Browder, marketeer extraordinary, has just announced that he has received $4.6m in seed corn funding for his DoNotPay venture from venture capitalists. This is on top of the $1.1m raised two years ago. Mr Browder is only 22 and looks well on his way to success. The only problem is that, if you test … Continue reading Do Not Pay’s $4.6m funding: where are the emperor’s clothes?

An Interactive Court Guide that tells it like it is (partly); Cafcass’s MyCourt

Government and government agencies can be so frustrating. Sometimes you can see them get a good idea and go far enough in implementing it to prove its potential. But then, for one reason or another, they don’t follow through. Let us leave the workings of the court modernisation programme for one post and look, at … Continue reading An Interactive Court Guide that tells it like it is (partly); Cafcass’s MyCourt

Access to Justice and Technology Summit, London, #1

This is a report of a conference held by DLA Piper and Pilnet in London on 17th June. It is the first of two contributions on what appears to have been an important and interesting day. This is from one of the organisers, DLA Piper’s Ozgur Kahale. A contribution from a delegate follows as #2. DLA Piper’s Access to Justice … Continue reading Access to Justice and Technology Summit, London, #1