They are weaponising the electronic devices in your home!

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!

So, what websites have you visited, citizen?

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?

Is the United Kingdom currently a one party state?

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?

The UK government can now see your entire internet history

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