11th August 2011: Scotland's Census 2011; The Cyber Pathway to the Killing Fields by Tom Muirhead
Name of speaker:
A critical look at latest Census taken in Scotland on the 27th of March, 2011.
Title of talk:
Scotland’s Census 2011 – “The Cyber Pathway to the Killing Fields”
Bullet points of what you would like to cover:
- Questions the legality of the 2011 Census.
- Looks at the Human Rights aspects of the Census.
- Highlights some of the dangers inherent in taking and storing vast amounts of highly personal data.
- Wonders what use this type of data would have been to Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge…
Suggested you-tube links, websites and / or texts where further information may be found:
The Scottish Human Rights Union – www.shru.org
Scottish Law Reports – www.scottishlawreports.org.uk
The UK Statute Database – www.legislation.gov.uk
The Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations – www.legalabbrevs.cardiff.ac.uk
British and Irish Legal Information Institute – www.bailii.org
Legal Information Institute – blog.law.cornell.edu
A few words about you and your passion:
My name is Tom Muirhead. I was born in Denistoun, Glasgow and I have lived and worked in the Glasgow Kelvin area, on and off, for over thirty years. I have a keen interest in Human Rights and have set up various Human Rights Organisations and web sites that run various human rights campaigns with a Scottish focus (see the Scottish Human Rights Union at www.shru.org