* Interventions in a debate on Venezuela and the government of Hugo Chavez. LASolidarity mailing list
* From El Libertario, # 44 September-October 2005, voice of the Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas, exposing the show of international mega-ceremonies the Chavez regime uses to try and acquire revolutionary legitimacy by means of petro-dollars and verbosity.
dunnhumby, a subsidiary of shopping giant Tesco is using the information from its Clubcard "loyalty" scheme to build a database on every single consumer home in the UK.
The database is called Crucible and it combines Clubcard data and other sources like credit reference agency data with "intelligent profiling and targetting" to answer questions about you in a way that avoids it having to comply with Data Protection Act disclosure rules.
It maps 10 characteristics: "wealth, promotions, travel, charities, green, time poor, credit, living style, creature of habit and adventurous" and the data about you (which it refuses to disclose to you) is being sold to companies including Orange, Sky and Gillette (of RFID 'spychip' fame).
But hey, if you've got nothing to hide there's nothing to worry about, right?
Irish author and homeless activist accuses U.S corporation of fraud.