This article was published in Spiked only a day before the attacks in Paris. This makes the points contained within even more critical, given that terrorism is often used as a justification for eroding the privacy of everyone. As Tom Slater wrote in his article published the same day, Privacy is the Cornerstone of a Free Society. If we allow those in Government with agendas contrary to our civil liberties to exploit these terrible events, then the terrorists have already won.

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Posted by Stephen Beard

Writer from Liverpool, UK

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