Monthly Archives: August 2014

Shared Information: What’s Its Real Purpose?

Police want greater access to our medical records (and ‘other information’), as discovered by JuliaM. The Guardian reports, Police want new and expanded rights to access medical records and other confidential data without an individual’s consent, a senior police chief … Continue reading

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Salmond vs Darling: the Debate on Scottish ‘Independence’

Subrosa alerted me to the STV debate the other day between these leaders of the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns of the Scottish ‘Independence’ referendum which is taking place in six weeks’ time. Approaching a decade since I bought a television … Continue reading

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All Animals are Equal, but Some Animals are More Equal Than Others

‘Twas always thus, of course, but in this age of “equality” you would think everything would have become almost ironed out by now so that we were all just about truly equal and bells of joy would be ringing out … Continue reading

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