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  • No COVID passes for the UK, at least not by law

    Good news on the privacy front, at least for those who, in the proposed official adoption of so-called COVID passes, saw just another incautious step down the slippery slope of bureaucratic social control. Amidst various recent encouraging promises of impending liberation from covid-related restrictions, the UK government has now announced that it will not proceed […]

  • Opt out of the NHS data grab – while you still can

    A suspicious silence and lack of public debates has surrounded what appears to be a momentous decision by the government. They intend to transfer all the GP medical history of every patient in England to one NHS digital repository, where said data can be analyzed and shared with third-parties. Officially, the move is intended to […]

  • Why have Freedom For Information?

    Because knowledge is a process, not a given. Like many scientists nowadays, I though that episodes like the trials of Galileo were a thing of the past. And as a citizen born and raised in a modern industrialized democracy, I felt shielded and immunized from censorship and propaganda. Further, having witnessed the birth of the […]