Reading the Riot Act

Reading the Riot Act With the summer soon upon us, some thoughts will turn to the likelihood of witnessing that occasional British pastime of rioting. Such cultural events are arguably inexcusable in modern Britain but, with a little reflection, they may contain some interesting and informative¬†points. The most recent reference point we have are the riots of 2011 where we saw the spectacle of barely … Continue reading Reading the Riot Act

Seditious Surveillance

The following post is by Dr Eric Stoddart from St Andrews University, one of the country’s leading experts in the field of theology and surveillance. I need say nothing here. His excellent work speaks for itself. Seditious Surveillance It is one of the many ironies of contemporary surveillance cultures that a person makes themselves more visible when avoiding surveillance. Sending encrypted emails or using anonymous … Continue reading Seditious Surveillance