Tag: security


Backlash response to the BBFC age verification consultation

Dear Sir/Madam, I am responding to this BBFC consultation on the Digital Economy Act 2017 and the proposed Age Verification (AV) regime : – http://www.bbfc.co.uk/about-bbfc/dea-consultation Introduction. Before responding to the questions posed in the consultation I want to stress four points: – 1. Opposition to AV: This regime is not […]


Intimidation within the law

There has been widespread uproar at the 9-hour detention of David Miranda, the partner of investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald. Crooked Timber has a useful discussion of the Terrorism Act 2000 which seems custom-designed to allow abuse by UK border authorities whenever its politically convenient. What is significant about this case […]