Tom Stoppard, playwright and scriptwriter, joins the debate about state surveillance of the internet in a typically excellent column for the Guardian. What, he asks, can justify surveillance on the scale revealed by Edward Snowden's leaks? Is safety really a sufficient justification for such intensive intrusion?
During the summer we are hoping to refurbish the CFJ newsrooms with beautiful, gleaming new Imac computers. Mmmm - Nice!
This means that the PC's that you all currently use will be gone by july.
I know that all of you backup your files to your own machines and external hard drives but remind you that it is essential that you have all of the work you have created stored on your own media before the end of June 2013 - it will not be available once the computers have been replaced.