7 April 2014

Brazil: Not the Web We Want

Brazil's internet bill of rights is more concerned with advancing national interests than internet freedom.

21 January 2014

L’affaire Hollande: privacy on trial

We must support press freedom and defend privacy.

5 December 2013

Nigella: a private life on trial

Nigella Lawson’s private life has provided a feast for hypocritical broadsheet commentary.

3 December 2013

Blessed be Tom, patron saint of the gays

What a bizarre overreaction there was to Tom Daley's revelation.

30 September 2013

In defence of privacy

Anyone who values freedom must resist the assault on private and family life.

20 June 2013

The Lawson case: a word of caution

The zeal with which the police pursued a case against Charles Saatchi shows domestic violence trumps legal principles.

Roll up, roll up – watch Nigella being strangled!

The Nigella Lawson ‘choking’ incident confirms that respectable observers are as good at being voyeuristic and moralistic as any tabloid hack.

22 May 2013

Bozza, bonking and the public interest

Why should three men in wigs get to decide whether or not us plebs can read about Boris's sexual shenanigans?

12 March 2013

Huhne v Pryce: the politics of dirty linen

This sordid affair exposes how insular, self-important and allergic to the ideal of privacy the modern political class is.

31 January 2013

Do we live in a ‘pornified’ world?

Yes, there’s an increasingly ugly culture of sexualisation, but the government campaign against it will get us nowhere.