Thursday, 26 February 2009
On both sides of the Atlantic there are concerns that ancient liberties are under attack. The response to 9/11 and the threat of terrorism is one reason - but the increased sophistication of surveillance techniques and computer databases also give rise to concerns.
A number of organisations in the UK are promoting a "Convention on Modern Liberty" this Saturday - http://www.modernliberty.net/
You may find the following document disturbing
It's certainly worth thinking about!