Canadian police have the master key to millions of Blackberrys around the world

Canadians have a reputation for good manners and neighbourliness. How do you get a Canadian to apologise? Step on their foot, according to the old joke. But there’s nothing well mannered or neighbourly about Canadian police using Blackberry’s global decryption key to spy on private citizens. A joint investigation by Vice News and Motherboard has […]

Kak haircuts make me happy

Most of my pension money is managed by Allan Gray. That’s a conscious choice, not something I inherited from a particular employer. And when I get one one of the quarterly email newsletters from the folks at Allan Gray even if I only glance at it, I feel comforted. Why? Have a look at the […]