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Casian Sala
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Big Brother is watching your smartphone   The Guardian offers a cautionary tale to workers in the EU, who may find their employers are keeping a keen cyber-eye on their online communications. A ruling at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)...
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RIP David Bowie, the Star Man of Carey Street  We at Legastat mourn the death of David Bowie along with the rest of the world. He was a truly legendary artistic genius, and will never be forgotten. Legastat is proud of a little-known connection to the...
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W(h)ales can remember We’re all familiar with the dubious aphorism that elephants can remember, but history has been silent on the reliability of the memory of whales. Recent developments over at Wikipedia Towers, however, suggests that Jimmy...
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Rarely has a piece of EU legislation sounded so very much like an existential crisis pondered in smoky cafés by intense young Parisians in black polo-neck sweaters. Those hoping to be presented with a philosophical problem in their morning newspapers...
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The recent spate of teen suicides allegedly prompted by cyber-bullying via gossip site Ask.fm has once again raised concerns regarding legislation to control malicious misuse of social media. As family and friends of the young victims campaign to have the...
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It’s a rare idle moment, and you decide to share an Instagram snap of a dinner date to your Facebook page. You’re looking good, the lighting’s subtle, your date is sipping an elegant Martini. Smiling at the memory, you turn to weightier...
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Last year’s ruling by a Manhattan judge that Twitter must release tweets deleted by a user charged with criminal activity during the Occupy Wall Street protests was met with defiance from the social media giant. Despite their published privacy...