Keeping Your World Private

Back at the beginning of the 1960s, when he wrote his dystopian novella, “A Clockwork Orange”, Anthony Burgess said, “to be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world”. As prescient as he was, Burgess could never have foreseen the dramatic rise in paranoia currently felt over the increase in spying. Such fears are not unwarranted as evidenced from what’s come to light in recent days. Headlines are filled with scandals and news about [...]