Monthly Archives: April 2012

Danger: Poets at Work

I wonder if Günter Grass and Sheikh Raed Salah read one another’s work. Grass published a poem that criticised Germany’s arms sales to Israel and its difficulties with Iran, and was promptly declared persona non grata in Israel. Salah is … Continue reading

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The New Snoop’s Charter

How nervous should we be about the government’s proposals to make it easier for the authorities to monitor online communications? Leave aside the formidable technical problems (as described by WMD Zone) – is there a solid objection in principle? Since … Continue reading

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