Monthly Archives: May 2006

The trickle down effect

If the government can benefit, it must be kept secret If the businesses can benefit, it must be tolerated If the middle class can benefit, it must be licensed If everyone can benefit, it must be taxed If a minority

Posted in life

The Customer is always right

There is a new thread of doublespeak weaving its way through the rotting corpse that is HMG: ‘Customer’. They have replaced the word ‘Citizen’ and ‘Subject’ with the word ‘customer’, as they move to create a state where the wholey

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The definition of 'Delusional'

‘Customers to blame’ Meanwhile Commons leader Jack Straw has claimed the “fundamental problem” with the Home Office it is the people it deals with, rather than its staff. He described many of its “customers” as “dysfunctional individuals” who proved to

Posted in Astonishing, NIR



Posted in Beautiful, History

No Surprises!

NIR electronic records are two years late By Nicholas Timmins, Public Policy Editor Published: May 29 2009 21:54 | Last updated: May 29 2009 21:54 Plans to give all 70m residents in England a full electronic biometric record are running

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They work for you – once in a blue moon!

EU court blocks data deal with US The US said the deal was essential after the 9/11 attacks The European Court of Justice has ruled illegal an EU-US agreement that allows European airline passenger data to be transferred to the

Posted in NIR, Politricks, Privacy

Kill Blair!

Blair attack ‘morally justified’ George Galloway met Fidel Castro in Cuba this week MP George Galloway has said it would be “morally justified” to assassinate Tony Blair, but stressed he was not calling for his death. In an interview with

Posted in How To, omw!, People, wtf?, Yes yes yes!

Grundgesetzt macht frei!

On 22 May the German Constitutional Court has declared illegal under the German Constitution the practice of screening data across several private and public databases in order to find potential terrorists (“sleepers”). Several federal states will now have to change

Posted in Politricks, The Law

ID cards to be used for criminal record checks

Criminal Records Bureau outlines five-year strategy… By Andy McCue Published: Tuesday 23 May 2006 The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) has outlined initial plans for integrating ID cards into the criminal record vetting process as part of a “period of major

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"Enormous" security breach leaves Britons vulnerable to ID theft

By Christopher Lee and Steve Vogel The Daily Mirror LONDON — As many as 26.5 million citizens were placed at risk of identity theft after intruders stole an electronic data file this month containing their names, birthdates and NIR numbers

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