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On Friday the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention agreed that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained. For me, this whole situation is fascinating and rather than try to offer a profound insight, I am simply going to ask a couple of questions, out loud. Question One Why has Mr Assange not become an Ecuadorean… » read more

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In amongst all the hullabaloo of the impending Royal Wedding, it may have skipped your attention that the Wikileaks team has just launched another release. Blimey. I have no idea where they get this stuff from, but the world just changed again… This release is about Guantanamo Bay and the people being held there. In… » read more

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These are fascinating times if you watch the goings-on on the internet. I believe that we are seeing the start of a war being waged over the freedom of the web. The benefits that have been brought to us as individuals, corporations, governments and – almost – everybody it seems, by an open internet, are… » read more

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