Problems with Tareq Haddad and The Freedom of Speech Society

Recently I had an interaction with Tareq Haddad on Twitter that has raised some problems with his ethics, conduct and his new effort ‘The Freedom of Speech Society’. Mr Haddad famously left his position at the Newsweek organisation after it refused to publish his work exposing the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) …

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Coronavirus – China Southern refund – Transiting Guangzhou

This is our experience of getting a refund on our tickets with China Southern Airlines transiting through Guangzhou in February and March. We called number on their Contact Us page and were told that a full refund was fine and that all we had to do was email copies of our passports with the ticket …

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NZ Election 2020 – Tracking

Synopsis A brief look at the current New Zealand political parties views on tracking and internet privacy through looking at whether they track their website users. Out of the 11 websites tested all of them had some sort of third party service that the Electronic Frontier Foundation considers a potential tracker. The least went to …

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