In what The Economist called (March 7th 2017) “a grim year for American spy agencies” it reported that Wikileaks uncovered shocking details of what appeared to be CIA hacking tools that turned “computers, internet routers, telephones and even web-enabled televisions into remote spying devices” and tools “for bypassing encrypted messaging services by penetrating individual Apple … Continue reading They are weaponising the electronic devices in your home!
The British people are, in many respects, a content nation. Governments may come and governments may go. The Pound Sterling may soar against the Japanese Yen and plummet against the US Dollar, but people still form an orderly queue, pay their taxes and return library books on time. In return for orderly queuing and returning … Continue reading So, what websites have you visited, citizen?
Regardless of what you think of Labour party policies, the fact that the UK’s current Conservative Government has had no viable political opposition for such a long time must be recognised as a recipe for disaster, whatever way you look at it. The UK is effectively a one party state What this means is that … Continue reading Is the United Kingdom currently a one party state?
This caught me by surprise! In today's Independent newspaper the paper reports that Investigatory Powers Act is poised to become law. Numerous government departments will now be able to access your internet usage history raging from the military and police to the Gambling Commission and ambulance services. The Act gives the UK government probably the … Continue reading The UK government can now see your entire internet history
Interesting point here from Alan at BiasedBBC.org arguing that mainstream media outlets have strongly suggested that Trumps election victory was the result of 'stupid and uneducated people' believing made up stories from non mainstream media on the internet. My thoughts are: 'people' are not as gullible as the mainstream media would have you believe; mainstream … Continue reading Pot calling kettle black
More antisemitic antics from the UK's political elite. This time its the turn of the LibDems who, as you know are "The only party fighting to keep Britain open, tolerant and united", apparently. We will see how they do that in a minute. Baroness Jenny Tonge who sits in the House of Lords as an … Continue reading The LibDems, tolerance and antisemitism