Anything you like, about just about anyone. If the control freaks in Downing Street get their way it’ll probably be … Continue reading What do you want to know?
I can’t take the credit for this; I caught it at The Register. It is, however, superbly resonant with the … Continue reading heh: free speech, free access to information and do no evil…
Such a hoo-har at the moment about some cartoon depictions of the prophet Muhammad that have been printed and re-printed in several European newspapers this week. The media is full of folk decrying this ‘blasphemous outrage’ while others demand that the freedom of the press, and free speech in general, be protected at all and any costs. But how free is the freedom of expression? Continue reading “How free is the freedom of expression?”
It’s such an unusual term… ‘extraordinary rendition’. One might, not so long ago before it hit the headlines, have expected it to mean a bravura performance by some operatic wonder, or symphonic instrumentalist. Continue reading “Extraordinary Rendition?”