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?
After John Terry has his super-injunction overturned last week, The Daily Telegraph has revealed the identity of the Premier League manager seen leaving a brothel in December last year.
Of course as with John Terry, Avram Grant's name has been all over the internet which is probably why the Telegraph decided to publish.