surveillance

1984

by on March 14, 2017

This site doesn't usually comment on matters to do with state surveillance of and control of the Internet. Chiefly because the whole notion of "data [more…]

We believe in "open front-doors"

by on January 17, 2015

David Cameron has said:
We believe in very clear front doors through legal processes that should help to keep our country safe.
[Reported by Reuters]

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Supporting communities

by on November 23, 2014

This is an excellent article by Josie Appleton. convener of the Manifesto Club, about the new concept of civil society which is developing in Britain:

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Biometric Surveillance in Schools

by on June 7, 2012

This paper details the extent of biometric surveillance technology in schools as the state was in 2009. Finger-printing devices for library systems, dinner queues and [more…]

A critique of the review into Home Education carried out in 2009 (under the last Labour government).

A critique of the review into Home Education carried out in 2009 (under the last Labour government).

by on June 7, 2012

This review, by a leading social worker with a background in local authority education, inevitably found that more regulation and monitoring of the as yet [more…]