One of the key lies out out in last years referendum was that we couldn’t exist securely without the British Security Services (the ones that brought you extraordinary rendition).

In a key move Alistair Davidson introduces his new report for the Common Weal think-tank, ‘Scottish Sovereignty in the age of Mass Surveillance’, arguing for a transition in Scotland to open source software to protect itself from GCHQ spying. You can read the full report here.