Trust

Third Party Server

Trust is an integral part of our lives. When meeting somebody new, going to a website or dealing with a government agency there is a level of trust involved. It isn’t expected that a person has extra information about the relationship through cyber-stalking, that the website is using tracking technology to see what sites you …

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Jacinda Ardern, equity and equality

Jacinda Ardern

I found myself a little miffed yesterday as I continued to read glowing reports on New Zealand’s new Prime Minister. Mostly about how she is a woman. The problem is that I don’t care if she is a woman. The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister. I expect them to do the best job they …

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The High Court judgement and the Kitteridge Report

Legal/Illegal

News came out today that the surveillance on Kim Dotcom has been ruled illegal by the High Court. There are a couple of points of interest in this. One is that the decision was made in December of 2016 and has been delayed until now. This is sparking speculation that the decision was the cause …

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A New Zealand Policy Party?

Image provided by Michal Klajban under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.

A Problem with Policy I believe there is a flaw in the New Zealand* political system with the slim range of policy that gets enacted. We end up with a dominant party in Parliament due to the major issues of the the electorate at election time and lose the input of the other parties. On …

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