For the first time the EU wide moves towards a surveillance society and a database state set out in all their appalling glory. A major report has recently been published NeoConOpticon. It has its own webpage . The authors, with Ban Hayes of Statewatch in the lead, have put together the military and the domestic aspects of the European Security Research Programme.
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And now there’s a T-shirt to prove it. Hiney shirts at CafePress
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Closing speech by Wim Wenders, President of the European Film Academy, during the European Culture Forum.
The speech was read out by EFA director Ms Döring, and is available for download as a PDF on the European Commission website.
A few months ago, the European Film Academy organised a think tank dedicated to “THE IMAGE OF EUROPE”.
The think tank took place under the patronage of the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, who actually joined us on that occasion and took a very active and very outspoken part in it.
and Erkan’s rounup of interesting things from the web:
The EU Parliament has on several occasions stated that access to the Internet is one of basic human rights. Now, Finland has become the first country to actually declare fast (broadband) Internet access a legal right. Read the rest of this entry »