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David Runciman on ‘Surveillance and fact-checking’
David Runciman on ‘Surveillance and fact-checking’

Two richly interesting pieces in the most recent New Yorker, both of them touching on conspiracy and democracy themes. ‘The Whole Haystack’ by Mattathias Schwartz tells the story of Basaaly Moalin, the only person successfully prosecuted for terrorism offences in the US using evidence collected by the meta-data trawls of phone and email records now […]

24 January 2015