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Archive for the ‘video’ Category

When ‘personal’ becomes public

July 12, 2013

CCTV and Delhi Metro are trending on Twitter as I write this. There was shock and surprise that the videos had managed to find their way to porn sites. I wasn’t. There is a dispute whether the clips are from CCTVs or mobiles. Whatever may be the source, the clips are available online. I wasn’t […]

Saddam video footage

January 3, 2007

A video filmed by someone watching the execution of Saddam Hussein has spread like wildfire on the Net and has embarassed the US and the authorities in Baghdad. In the grainy video, Saddam is taunted by one of those present at the execution by shouting, “Moqtada! Moqtada! Moqtada!” for Shia militia leader Moqtada-al-Sadr. Saddam by […]