(source) In light of the recent hullabaloo over spying by the NSA, it’s useful to think a bit about the nature and justification of privacy. Privacy is a human right. It’s the right to seclude yourself or something about yourself and to restrict access by others to you own area of petty sovereignty. This area can have a bodily or physical dimension, but also an informational, relational or spatial one. Positively stated, the right to privacy is […]
(source) And then there’s this one, which I find highly amusing: (source) Also this one by Banksy: (source) And, finally, this by Fra.Biancoshock: More on CCTV and privacy. More political graffiti.
(source) More on CCTV. More political graffiti.
(source) A lot of jurisdictions have so-called “public order laws” making it illegal to do what poor people do, and therefore in a sense making it illegal to be poor. “Crimes of misery” include begging, loitering, littering, sitting on sidewalks, lying down on benches, urinating in public, selling in the streets without a license and other things poor people, and especially the homeless, tend to do and often have no choice but doing. Some of […]
(source, source) More on CCTV and privacy. More ironic human rights violations.