State and internet

The hacking of TalkTalk has reminded us of the risks and compromises associated with the web, writes Yassamine Mather

On Thursday October 22 a hacker managed to bring down the website of the mobile/internet provider, TalkTalk and the company started informing its four million customers that some of their personal details (including bank accounts and credit cards) may have been accessed. A criminal investigation was launched and, according to the company’s CEO, a ransom was demanded. It is claimed that this was the work of a 15-year-old from Northern Ireland.

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Letters

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Nice guys finish last

Battle lines are being drawn in the Labour Party, writes Paul Demarty

Democrats divided

There should be no support for Bernie Sanders, argues Jim Creegan

No to business as usual

We need to take Labour seriously, argues LU national council member Sarah McDonald

Policies of other organisations

Within the limits of principle everyone in Left Unity must have the right to put forward their own politics, writes Tina Becker

Royal pomp and Hollandisation

President Xi’s visit highlights what seems to be a changing strategic orientation of British imperialism, says Eddie Ford

Palestinians provoked final solution?

Tony Greenstein debunks Netanyahu’s claims about the grand mufti of Jerusalem

Time and work

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Students force ANC retreat

The climbdown on university fees has left the SACP general secretary looking thoroughly compromised, reports Peter Manson

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