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Tag: Law

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Shooting the messenger
2012-10-18 @ 13:03:00
Earlier this week, The Home Secretary Teresa May decided that Gary McKinnon should not be extradited to the USA to …

The SOPA/PIPA Result
2012-01-20 @ 23:38:00
The people spoke on Wednesday and, it seems, they were heard by some of the Senators and members of Congress …

Age and DNA
2012-01-05 @ 16:30:00
Over the last few days a similar topic has come up during online and offline discussions with friends: does one's …

Issues in 2012
2011-12-07 @ 01:29:00
One of my ISPs, entanet have posed the question "Which of the following issues will most greatly affect the Internet …

The Child Seat
2011-10-11 @ 10:51:00
I remember when I first found some 'erotica' at home. I was still very much a young and naive child …

Getting a taster
2011-07-30 @ 13:29:00
This article -- seen via Glyn Moody on G+ -- reiterates the point that it is frequently the people who …

Who are you
2011-07-20 @ 21:32:00
This is actually an issue I've been meaning to write about for a week or two, but it has taken …

End of an Era - or maybe not
2011-07-07 @ 18:19:00
At first sight, the "closure" of the News of the World sounds like a good thing for public opinion and …

State-sanctioned murder
2009-11-09 @ 23:09:00
Earlier this evening I watched a powerful drama on Channel 4. "The Execution of Gary Glitter" was …

The arguments about filesharing
2009-09-10 @ 14:22:00
It seems that every day there are new comments about the issues involved in people downloading content over the internet, …

Disturbing image
2009-04-09 @ 21:38:00
The picture below, displayed on flickr, was taken during the G20-related 'activities' on April 1st in Threadneedle …

Average speed cameras
2008-10-10 @ 00:11:00
"Orwell himself never imagined anything quite as observant as the Specs 3 camera. It represents the probable future of British …

Database nation
2008-10-09 @ 19:29:00
Cory Doctorow: "The identity card I'm to be issued when I renew my visa is intended to be linked …

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