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Archive for September, 1998

Monday, September 21st, 1998

The things Janet won’t tell you: Is this techno-driven censorship our vision of academic cyberspace?

The art of censorship is sometimes practised by the most unlikely authorities. Recently, a student at a prestigious British university put up a home page on Janet (Joint Academic Network) promoting the Kurdish Freedom Movement. This didn’t go down very well with his Turkish adversaries, who immediately threatened the university with an e-mail bomb campaign,

Monday, September 7th, 1998

Let a foodbot cut the toxins from your trolley: The ability to process complex information will drive the survival of the fittest

LIKE MANY of the unfortunates who live outside the delivery area for Tesco’s online supermarket, I still have to buy my groceries the old- fashioned way. The new EC legislation on labelling for all genetically modified foods...