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A Proposed Response to the Commercial Surveillance Emergency

The body of Jamal Khashoggi has yet to be found, and the case of his murder is littered with unanswered questions. There are a number of certainties about the gruesome crime, however, backed up by evidence, including that some of his most private communications were monitored by Saudi intelligence.


China's New Counter-Terrorism Law

Just in time for the new year, China has passed its new counter-terrorism law. Here (HT: Adam Segal) is a partial English translation of it. What strikes me most clearly in the text is the (purposeful??) echos of American counter-terrorism law and structure. One note: Some news reports suggest that the law will require tech companies to create backdoors.

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