Once more there is some discussion about privacy laws regarding the content of e-mails.This time it concerns the publishing of letters reportedly sent by e-mail by an aide to the Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone. The American writer GK Chesterton is said to have argued that the best reason for leaving the country and moving to the city was to avoid everyone knowing your business.
Such a move might be laughable now, as it appears that privacy no longer exists. The author Clive James suggests,
"...every computer you sit down at, is a direct pipeline to universal publicity for any thought you dare to express..."
Indeed with the planned closure of around 3000 post offices in London, sending a letter by post may soon be a thing of the past.
Full article at BBC website.