Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

20 October 2012
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McKinnnon, O’Dwyer and Assange – different strokes for different folks

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There’s been a lot on various social media networks recently which links the extradition cases of Gary McKinnon, Richard O’Dwyer and Julian Assange. I don’t think this is actually as helpful or valid as it might seem at first glance. … Continue reading

29 December 2011
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Heroes and Villains of 2011

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I’m assuming, of course, that no-one will do anything particularly heroic or villainous over the next couple of days. But here, in no particular order, are my nominations for ten heroes and ten villains of 2011. Heroes George Monbiot. When … Continue reading

12 July 2011
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Julian Assange: “I’ll blackmail News Corp”

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is reported as saying that he’s got loads of files on Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation. According to the Guardian: Assange refers to these specific cables as “insurance files” that will be released “if something happens … Continue reading