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They Freak You Up, Your Mum and Dad

Erasmus as censored by the Catholic church

When Jared and Kirsten Maughan's daughter complained there were swear words in the book she had been reading in the school library, her parents decided to develop Clean Reader, an e-reader app which, according to its authors, allows the user to elect three different levels of reading: Clean, Cleaner and Squeaky Clean, rather than what the author put there. But does the Clean Reader breach the author's copyright and moral rights?

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Weary, Stale, Flat, Unprofitable - and in breach of the Data Protection Act

Samaritans’ Radar Logo

Samaritans Radar: this misguided attempt to crowd-source support to the vulnerable on Twitter risking plunging one of the world’s most respected charities into a data protection nightmare. What can Twitter users alarmed by the new app do to protect themselves, apart from leaving Twitter altogether?

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Death of the Cowley Road Passion Play, a Drama in Two Acts

Decalogue

This year's Cowley Road Passion Play did not take place. The press, especially the Daily Mail, blamed secular, smutty-minded Oxford City Council jobsworths, too dim to know the difference between a Passion Play and a live sex show. A Freedom of Information Act request reveals the real facts, and looks at the Press misrepresentations in the context of theatre censorship in Britain.

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