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The internet is a great big electronic reference book. But as with paper-based books, unless you have a reason to look for something, you might get bored flicking aimlessly through undifferentiated information. Worse still, because the Internet is still so massively dominated by American universities, American interests and, well, Americans, its relevance or usefulness to the UK or European chattering classes can seem a little obscure. Help is at hand in this column. Prospect will track and report developments on the Net which touch the world of politics and current affairs and which may be of interest to our readers.…

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