Friday, 27 March 2009

Censorship fails

The Guardian is today having a laugh at the expense of the judge who made it take the leaked Barclays tax evasion documents off its website. It is quoting a statement in the House of Lords, Matthew Oakeshott, the Lib Dem Treasury spokesman, who pointed out all the other sites on which the documents can be found. The Guardian was prevented even from telling its readers this but Oakeshott's statement is protected by parliamentary privilege:
these documents are widely available on the internet from sites such as Twitter,, and

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