Written By: - Date published: 9:39 am, January 3rd, 2020 - 5 comments
John le Carré’s 26th book, Agent Running in the Field, which, according to the publishers is his take on Brexit, and suggests a dystopian future for European liberal democracies in a post-Brexit world. It follows John le Carré’s overarching theme – with friends like these, who needs enemies?
Written By: - Date published: 11:15 am, July 26th, 2017 - 44 comments
David Fisher on the Dotcom spying debacle: “But the legal action which disclosed the extended spying also targets English specifically, saying he acted “unlawfully” when he signed a ministerial certificate intended to bury the spying operation forever.”
Written By: - Date published: 8:24 am, November 4th, 2016 - 19 comments
Reports of an unconvincing “domestic terrorism” plot, and of further illegal GCSB spying.
Written By: - Date published: 9:07 am, August 16th, 2016 - 33 comments
When caught abusing new powers the response will be the same as when caught out abusing the old – meh, so sue us.
Written By: - Date published: 7:11 am, April 22nd, 2016 - 85 comments
I/S at No Right Turn the “data supermarket” and privacy concerns. “The government wants to be able to effectively spy on and database everyone, so they can save a few dollars here and there.”
Written By: - Date published: 6:08 pm, June 26th, 2015 - 432 comments
A respectful open letter to Andrew Little with suggestions for how to win the next election!
Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, April 19th, 2015 - 100 comments
So great, now we’re trying to spy on China. What could possibly go wrong?
Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, March 28th, 2015 - 77 comments
How are other nations going to react to our spying on them? Key’s response when the question arose in Korea was very typical of him – bullshit and bluster. So far Brazil, Fiji, and Latin American countries have all proved him wrong.
Written By: - Date published: 9:15 am, March 21st, 2015 - 13 comments
Keith Locke has created a “Not in our name” petition.
Written By: - Date published: 11:34 am, March 15th, 2015 - 25 comments
The next time that John Key says that we spy so as to keep NZ safe from terrorism, could some journalist please please ask him if the PM of the Solomon Islands is a terrorist?
Written By: - Date published: 12:03 pm, March 10th, 2015 - 102 comments
Written By: - Date published: 10:53 am, March 5th, 2015 - 30 comments
Fine work form David Fisher at The Herald. Does Key get to lie and deny his way through yet another crisis?
Written By: - Date published: 3:05 pm, December 10th, 2014 - 95 comments
A guest post from BLiP on Labour’s support for the “terrorism” legislation.
Written By: - Date published: 2:26 pm, December 2nd, 2014 - 59 comments
I/S at No Right Turn on current and future spying legislation. “I will not vote for a party which supports spying. Neither should you.”
Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, November 27th, 2014 - 12 comments
I/S at No Right Turn yesterday: “Yes, that’s right. An important bill with major human rights implications, and we have one day to speak up about it.” I/S supplies a submission guide to make it easy…
Written By: - Date published: 12:26 pm, October 13th, 2014 - 25 comments
I/S at No Right Turn summarises a post from The Intercept on NSA keywords, and what they illustrate about the involvement of our GCSB.
Written By: - Date published: 7:42 am, September 18th, 2014 - 32 comments
Key’s last fig leaf on GCSB surveillance is to plead ignorance. Unfortunately for him the evidence is compelling. If he does manage to lead the next government, these issues will continue to haunt him.
Written By: - Date published: 7:42 am, September 16th, 2014 - 64 comments
NZ Media has got the message, leading with coverage of the Greenwald / Snowden evidence of mass surveillance of New Zealanders, and the surprise revelation of two US “spy bases” in NZ. Best coverage by Andrea Vance. Updated with a link to video of last night’s event.