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UK ‘Snooper’s Charter’ Nearly Law

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords and will soon become law. For the first time, security services will be able to hack into computers, networks, mobile devices, … Continue reading

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Government Caught Changing Wikipedia

Government Wiki edits downplay high profile killings Wednesday 06 August 2014 UK Fatima Manji, Channel 4 News A Channel 4 News investigation reveals Wikipedia edits to pages on Jean Charles de Menezes, Lee Rigby and Damilola Taylor made from government … Continue reading

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UK Local Elections Results 2014 – Don’t Believe The Hype!

Don’t Believe The Hype! I share everyone’s concerns over the gains made by fascists and ignorant voters, however the few seats won must be seen in context. Their success comes from praying on fears already whipped up by irresponsible right … Continue reading

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Vodafone Avoid Paying Tax For A Second Year

Vodafone pays no UK corporation tax for second year running despite earning £5 billion in sales In its annual report published today the company revealed it made an operating profit of £294 million but paid no corporation tax. Vodafone has … Continue reading

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The Rise of US Covert Surveillance

Barack Obama defends secret surveillance reports, assuring citizens phone calls are private. But the Information Commissioner’s Office says there are “real issues” about US agencies accessing UK data. In his first comments since the government’s surveillance programmes were made public, … Continue reading

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