Tag Archives: marketplace coercion

We find it difficult to see what is under our noses

Gary North argues that the exponentially falling cost of data will eliminate many government regulatory controls. George Orwell was correct: we find it difficult to see what is under our noses. let me briefly mention what has been under my … Continue reading

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Outcomes from the ILAC and IAF General Assemblies

If you’re interested in how the inspection cartel attempts to constrict the growth of anything it can’t squeeze income from, have a look at UKAS’s report on the joint ILAC / IAF conference. See the countries the cartel is expanding into. … Continue reading

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Bees, cars, coercion

Industy top dogs use governments to move money from citizens to their own pockets.  Industries and government bureaucracies are where elected politicians go after they get rumbled.  Governments have generations of experience in this expropriation.  That’s why they should be kept tiny … Continue reading

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Sales of untested anthrax drug parallel sales of untested accreditation

What happens when you mix vested interest with speculative paranoia and add a bit of the technical stuff?  A lot of taxpayers’ money is wasted. Just as the USSR almost bankrupted itself trying to keep up with Ronald Reagan’s Star Wars, so … Continue reading

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Standing on the shoulders of slugs: open or closed protocols?

The inspection cartel pressurises victims into buying goods and services from other accredited companies and checking their certificates regularly.  Ostensibly, this assures quality through traceability.  More importantly, the marketplace coercion ensures growth of ISO accreditation by excluding competitors that would compete … Continue reading

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