Shi Tao, a Chinese journalist, is serving a 10-year prison sentence in China for sending an email about a communiquÃ© by the Chinese Communist Party to the USA using his Yahoo account. The Chinese authorities accused him of ‘illegally providing state secrets to foreign entities’. According to the court transcript of the evidence that led to Shi Tao’s sentencing, the US internet company Yahoo provided account-holder information on him.
“Scruple” derives from scrupŭlus, small stone. If you get a stone in your shoe, you’ll be uncomfortable. Today scruples make you hesitate when confronted with a moral choice.
Yesterday I went to a rock concert on my own for the first time in my life. In another country. In the middle of nowhere.
Translation (WIP) of the Amanda Palmer song in memory of my German mom, Benita —the Anthony Martignetti of my life. She died last year.
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