I don’t think it’s going out on a limb to say that most of us wouldn’t want to check out websites containing images of graphic and disturbing sex abuse or detailed instructions for committing crimes. Most of us would find them abhorrent. But should those sorts of sites be censored from the internet altogether? And should your government be deciding what you should and shouldn’t see online? Continue reading ‘Do you trust your government to decide what you can see online?’
Archive for December 15th, 2009
“The 12 days of misery” is what the newspapers are calling it. Yesterday British Airways cabin crew voted to strike for 12 days over the Christmas period starting on December 22. Nearly one million passengers will be affected as they try to get to loved ones for Christmas and take the holiday many have saved all year for.
Continue reading ‘On air: Is striking selfish?’
I guess your immediate reaction to that question is “no”. But what if your mobile phone is supplied by your boss? Where are the boundaries then? Should your employer be able to access your personal communications if they’re the ones footing the bill for it?
The US Supreme Court will be looking at this very issue. Continue reading ‘Should your boss be allowed to read your personal texts?’
It’s been nearly a year since the start of the 22 day offensive on the Gaza Strip by Israel’s IDF force, in what was dubbed Operation Cast Iron Lead. But the repercussions of that war are still hitting the headlines.
Conflicting reports have emerged over the last 24 hours but this is what we know…