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The right to privacy: “in a country born on the will to be free, what could be more fundamental than this?”

With news today of yet further alleged intrusion into private citizens’ communications — GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world’s communications (Guardian) — here’s how The West Wing anticipated the past week’s furore…

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    Peter, yes, global assets and the financial value of claims against those assets will of course net to zero. However, we are talking about the...
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    Jo has done and excellent job overall in a campaign which has been framed as all about two parties by the media. That is the...
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    @Mike Read yes this is definitely true that national polls don't pick up the extent of tactical voting - or intensive campaigning - in individual...
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    @ Joe, "The net liabilities of the government are the net liabilities of the public just as the net worth of a corporation is the...
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