Category Archives: Technology

Civilian Surveillance

I think it’s a real shame that government cuts have led to the closure of so many of our libraries, otherwise the authorities would easily have been able to monitor what we read. As it is, to save the security … Continue reading

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Sinister Surveillance

David Cameron has pledged that, if re-elected in May, he will introduce legislation to allow monitoring of all internet, email and mobile telephone activity. This “snoopers’ charter” has already been rejected once, on the grounds that it would impose an … Continue reading

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The New Religion

At Euston railway station – and presumably it’s the same at every major concourse – there is a cinema-sized digital screen set high on a wall which shows an unmoving image of a mobile telephone with the words iPhone6 displayed … Continue reading

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