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To have privacy you must kill God

I was commenting on Paul Bernal’s excellent blog on privacy, and the title of this blog came to me.  I was arguing, on the blog, with Bruce Shneier and I realized there was a connection, perhaps spurious, in political philosophical … Continue reading

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Recasting the UK social contract after the riots?

Thinking about the riots I have been struck by the statements that some parts of the society are broke and others are sick.http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3745671/David-Cameron-vows-to-cure-Britains-sick-society-as-he-backs-the-use-of-water-cannon-and-plastic-bullets-against-rioters.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1561265/David-Cameron-vows-to-mend-broken-society.html As the debate to rebuild or reshape the social contract within the country intensifies, we need … Continue reading

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