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Airline Pilots Double Down: "We will resist"

Airline pilots are to become the first group to refuse to take part in the national identity scheme when compulsory trials start at Manchester and London City airports this autumn. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa), which represents more than

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At last, they are waking up!

In today’s Grauniad, a very pleasant letter has been published: Boycott these checks on students The Guardian, Tuesday 14 April 2009 As academics involved in research on the uses and abuses of state power, it is becoming increasingly apparent that

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Pilots Refuse ID Cards

And now the line is drawn in the sand: Airline pilot leaders today accused the government of using airport workers as ‘guinea pigs’ for identity cards and warned they would not co-operate with the scheme. The British Airline Pilots Association

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The answer comes before the question

If you use Apple, you will know that the new version of iLife will include updates to iPhoto that are simply astonishing. iPhoto 09 will scan your photo library for faces, and allow you to name the people in your

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Anonymous email confirmed as prescient yet again

In 2006, the infamous ‘anonymous email‘ of Frances Stonor Saunders that was widely circulated and published in newspapers, predicted that: […] Every place that sells alcohol or cigarettes, every post office, every pharmacy, and every Bank will have an NIR

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Foxes organize liberty for chickens

The Oxford Libertarian Society mailing list mentions a conference called ‘Modern Liberty’. Let’s smell it… Why? From Anthony Barnett, Phil Booth, Shami Chakrabarti, Henry Porter, Stuart Weir We are entering a dangerous period in our country. Economic turmoil threatens profound

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