Deathly silence and American values in Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur


Alfred Hitchcock‘s Saboteur is an American spy thriller set during the Second Word War. The film contains many Hitchcock’s hallmarks, and commentary relevant to its time.

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Government attitudes to electronic privacy, then and now


Recently reading an article from Wired magazine written in 1999 about privacy implications of microprocessors being issued with serial numbers made me think about the present day situation regarding privacy.

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Developed nations’ increasing awareness of trade agreements

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The BBC recently broadcast an interesting documentary on the investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism built into multi-national trade agreements, such as the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and European Union.

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