Tag Archive | Democracy

Dialect – Open Rights Group – Error 451 – getting the internet to tell us what it’s censoring

Digital Surveillance: Why the Snooper's Charter is the wrong approach.

plus Nic Outterside, death of regional journalism is unhealthy for democracy

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This week former newspaper editor Nic Outterside discusses the slow death of regional newspaper journalism. The fact that so few journalists are now working regionally and so many papers have closed is very unhealthy for democracy. Nic also discusses two of his articles on secret US flights over Scotland at Machrihanish air base and also the 1998 Bilderberg conference where a reporter was arrested just for knocking at a door.

Angela Bellassie interviews John Redmand from Standards Against Female Exploitation or SAFE about his campaign to stop people trafficking.

Ed Lander joins us from The Open Rights Group in Bristol and hotfoot from the national conference in London. He also discusses the rights and wrongs of Windows 8 which has arguably been a disaster and ORG’s campaign for more information when the internet is being censored – Error 451.

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Dialect – Maggie Tuttle: Children Screaming To Be Heard

screenshot of 'children screaming to be heard' website

plus Jason Yannacopoulos’ final Private Eye review

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Mike Bolton’s campaign for A Good Society:

We are in the worst recession in memory or longer. We have a government that is pursuing, nay, forcing through an agenda of wholesale privatisation, which was not of their election manifesto, nor has it been announced in the Queen’s speech. Their whole agenda is unconstitutional. Read More…

Dialect – Bristol’s sham democracy: Paul Saville

plus JTRIG: GCHQ & NSA’s Character Assassination programme

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Ed Lander discusses one of Glenn Greenwald’s latest reports ‘How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations‘ where groups are destroyed by online lies and individuals can be ‘character assassinated’. Not only Britain’s ‘enemies’ either, these are British campaigners who they are targeting too. Ed explains Boeing’s new ‘Black Phones’ which are supposed to be more secure than other forms of communication.

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