Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties

Let’s Give The Government Access To All Our Personal Data

I mean, what could possibly go wrong? Sign up to the Open Rights Group’s “Stop the Snooper’s Charter” now....

Civil Liberties, Media, Science

Science on Trial

If you’re quick, there’s still a chance to hear last week’s Radio 4 programme Science on Trial. With enormous topicality,...

Civil Liberties, Photography, Politics

I’m A Photographer – Not A Terrorist

At midday today, I went to Trafalgar Square along with what must have been a couple of thousand of other photographers to protest that...

Civil Liberties, Photography

CCTV Is Everywhere

Last night BBC Two aired the first in a three part series – Who’s Watching You. It examines the surveillance state that...

Civil Liberties, Politics

The Convention on Modern Liberty

On Saturday I attended what I genuinely believe was an important event – The Convention on Modern Liberty in London. Satellite events...

Civil Liberties, Photography

Photography Is Not A Crime

Following on from Stephen Colbert’s humourous take on public photography in the, there’s slightly more distrurbing news in the...

Civil Liberties, Photography

Colbert Report on the Evil that is Photography

The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Nailed ‘Em – Amtrak Photographer Colbert Report Full EpisodesPaul...

Civil Liberties, Politics

To Publish Or Not To Publish?

A simple one first of all. It seems that the names of the people allegedly responsible for the death of Baby P are being passed around...

Civil Liberties, Politics

CCTV Cameras OK – Microphones a Step Too Far

Oh the irony. Earlier this week Henry Porter presented a fine programme on More 4 (should have been on Channel 4) called Suspect Nation,...