Tag Archives: Kafka

Are we all terrorists these days?

It seems not a week goes by without a story about some new legislation to monitor our communications to some degree. I used to think this was a Labour preserve (remember ID cards) – to scrutinise us as much as … Continue reading

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Did we read the small print?

Back in 1973, we joined the EEC. That was the European Economic Community. The point of it was to relax the trade barriers between the members so that we basically had guaranteed trading partners – so we’d all help each … Continue reading

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If you have nothing to hide…

If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear. Everyone has heard this argument. I’m going to assume that, if you’re reading this, you have a problem with the statement but are not sure how to do anything … Continue reading

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