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Big Brother Is Back, But Who Is Big Brother?

President Trump may have “alternative facts,” but far more Orwellian has been the left’s generation-long, very successful attempt to define for others how to speak about subjects.<p>Regarding Joseph Rago’s “Big-League Brother Is Watching, Say Orwell’s Unlikely New Fans” (op-ed, Feb. 2): George …

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Lies, propaganda and fake news: A challenge for our age

With news sources splintering and falsehoods spreading widely online, can anything be done? Richard Gray takes an in-depth look at how we got here – and hears from the researchers and innovators seeking to save the truth.<p>Who was the first black president of America? It’s a fairly simple question …

Where Did Our Privacy Go?

We live in a society now that almost looks like one big Vegas poker table–where cameras and microphones are on you, whether you’re aware of them or not. Take the film <i>Casino</i>, a movie that explores the world of corrupt Vegas casinos in the 1970s.<p>Consider this quote from Robert De Niro’s character Ace …

Surveillance state? More than half of councils give body cameras to staff

More than half of UK councils have given body-worn cameras to their officials to snoop on minor offences such as littering, bad parking and …

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Senate intelligence committee members raised concerns over whether ‘likable’ nominee would be able to influence Trump and stand up for agencies’ interests<p>Donald Trump’s nominee to oversee the US intelligence agencies has had his toughness and relevance questioned by his former colleagues on the …

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