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Some clerks run their ships with rods of iron and not a few barristers have complained of them acting something akin to a nightmarish Big Brother observatory machine. Now, ironically, at Brick Court Chambers it is the clerks themselves who have become the victims as the surprisingly modern set has introduced a webcam at reception in order to keep an eye on what the clerks are up to. Apparently the purpose of these probing lenses is to enable the receptionist to see what the clerks are up to in their rooms. But Tulkinghorn dare not even think about what sort of strange goings on the cameras might reveal. And even the clerks are worried about it, since the tinkers have made sure that the intranet is protected by a password and a username. What exactly are they trying to hide?