Access to Justice

Quoting the Guardian:

As part of a scheme called “access to justice”, prison authorities are arranging for Assange to be given a computer so he can work on his case. The computer will have limited internet access.

Assange asked for one of his legal team to be allowed to bring him a laptop, but was refused – prisoners are not commonly allowed their own computers.


“Access to Justice” sounds like “we’ll be happy to know all your passwords & contacts” to me. I’m sure Mr. Assange is smart & informed enough to know this, but other prisoners might not.

Bringing your own laptop raises the bar just a notch, but doesn’t offer any protection against an organised adversary:

Bit of a pickle, really.

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