The Slog Dec 11, 2012 Having been tipped off last week about the pulling together of a Government plan to attack bloggers via McAlpinesque legal threats, The Slog received in short order a series of requests from a variety of blogospherists, asking for links to articles about leading politicians to be deleted. Jeremy Hunt and [...]
21st Century Wire says: This brief article by Ben Fellows was published this weekend on Before It’s News, and offers a clue as to the what Leveson was all about – not just the regulation of the Mainstream Press, but more importantly, Leveson’s legislation and proposed system of statutory fines will now attempt to extent [...]
VICE MAG IN PALESTINE… “In the lead up to the one-year anniversary of the biggest protest in Israel’s history, we get tear-gassed by the IDF in the West Bank, and then we have drinks with a spokesperson for the Israeli protest movement…”
Egypt’s President has scrapped the decree that gave him sweeping new powers and effectively put him above the law of the land. But the opposition says that’s not enough
21st Century Wire LATEST FROM THE JUNGLE (and the dangers of early retirement files): Yesterday, December 4, VICE broke the news that anti-virus mogul and “person of interest” in a Belizean murder case John McAfee has retained the services of high-power attorney Telésforo Guerra after fleeing to Guatemala. Later that afternoon, John and his lawyer [...]
Whistleblower and former NSA crypto-mathematician who served in the agency for decades – virtual privacy in US, Petraeus affair and whistleblowers’ odds in fight against the authorities are among key topics of this exclusive interview… ….
Britain’s so-called “snooper’s charter” bill is heating up debates among MPs as parliamentary reports on it are being prepared. The bill’s initiator has just released an emotional verbal offensive against the opponents, equaling them to criminals.
Listen to today’s broadcast of The Lou Collins Show, featuring Ben Fellows and Patrick Henningsen, as Fellows discusses his experiences with child abuse and sexual harassment in show business, as well as freedom of the press in Britain in the wake of Leveson. 21st Century Wire’s Henningsen runs through this week’s news and current events [...]
What Do The Taliban And The BBC Have In Common? The Needle Before……. and After the Taliban Before and……and After the BBC Yes, that’s right, they both destroy great works of art in pursuit of their closed minded ideology. Banksy, to my mind the UK’s greatest living artist (and actually, yes, I could justify that [...]
The Needle “I only ask because his Wikipedia page has been edited…” On the 26th October I posted a tweet of his, here, and I copied and pasted directly from his Wikipedia page. It used to read in the opening paragraph: Laud is a long standing family friend of Samantha Cameron’s family and a personal friend of [...]