My good friend Rahul Narayanan wrote on his Gtalk tagline;

We do not protect our civil liberties by sacrificing them

I asked him whether he wrote this in a particular context and he asked me to google ‘David Davis’. I found out that David Davis is a former British MP who resigned after the new legislation to extend the detention of suspects without charge from 28 to 42 days was passed by a narrow vote.

In a little reading that I’ve done on the issue, I’ve started liking David Davis. If there is no political motive behind this, then I gotta say that this man has some character.

Ally Fogg from the Guardian has written an interesting piece on this issue. Readers may read it here.