Posts tagged ‘Rights’

March 23, 2014

Google Rage

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When I signed up to Gmail, my sister went nuts at me!  Didn’t I know that they scan my emails for their product placements? That it was a creepy corporation and if it were doing that to sell advertising to me, then what would someone have to pay to get other intimate details about me?

This being those heady innocent pre-Snowdon, pre-Levenson, pre-watershed days, I poo-pah’d it and said nonsense! Google didn’t do anything that others didn’t do, hotmail tries to sell me trainers that I clicked on yesterday as well.

The backlash has started and is getting nasty. Some Google employee was testing Google Glass in a coffee shop in San Fran, California and was attacked by fellow coffee sippers. A man ripped the glasses off the Google-tester screaming “Fucking Google, you’re ruining this city”.

When you wear Google Glass you can take a photo of someone just by blinking and no-one else would know about it. Google argue that the glasses are visible and therefore if you see someone wearing them, then you know that a photo may be taken. Eh???
This is a true story: I was on a bus in Hampstead, London and was standing next to a young mum with her toddler.

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January 19, 2012

The Fight For Male Equality

BBC news reported on the male suffragette movement in Meghalaya a small Indian village where women have all the power. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16592633

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April 11, 2011

Burqa Banned in France

France has banned the Burqa. Protests are taking place as I write. This legislation has the world divided. What are you views?

 

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March 11, 2011

Lipstick Loving Feminists

As International Women’s Week come to an end, a question that we at The Chatterjis are left with, is, what is feminism today?

We are lipstick loving, high heels wearing feminists. We want to wax our bikini lines and wear the trousers. And why can’t we?

The other day, I (Bunty) was asked why I wasn’t wearing a sari

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