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Private State?

In Privacy Pros and Cons, I considered the Parliamentary debate around the recent SSA Amendment Bill. Most of that debate seemed to be concerned with the limits on the rights of citizens to privacy, but my concern was that there was precious little comfort being offered in terms of the secret conduct of our public affairs. 1,409 more words

Politics And Public Affairs

Loose Change (Part 1)

Clive stared at the silver-colored quarter. The quarter, split in half so a compartment can be used, lay in two pieces in his hand’s palm. A third small plastic square, with a thin memory chip inside, lay in between. 569 more words


Yes, Chinese women say, dating foreign guys is "dangerous," but not in the way Beijing says

A recent Chinese propaganda campaign about national security uses a comic called “Dangerous Love” to warn Chinese women not to date foreigners.

Li, a college graduate who works for the government, meets red-haired, beak-nosed David, who claims he is an academic, at a friend’s gathering. 1,037 more words

... It Just Keeps Getting Worse [#Miz Hillary][#email][#SAP][#state secrets][...

.. yes , it just keeps getting worse for Miz Hillary ..

.. especially when you focus on the last two hashtags , SAP & state secrets .. 173 more words

Personal Opinion

China accuses Canadian Kevin Garratt of carrying out spying missions

BEIJING – China’s Foreign Ministry said Friday that an investigation has suggested that a Canadian man charged with spying and stealing Chinese state secrets had carried out assignments for Canadian intelligence agencies. 117 more words


China Charges Canadian Man, Detained for Over a Year, With 'Stealing State Secrets'

A Canadian man held for more than a year has become the latest victim in a string of questionable indictments by China of people it claims are acting against its government, with Chinese authorities saying they had… 283 more words