Monthly Archives: June 2006

Now they finally see!

“That compliance is what scares me the most. People are resigned to their fate. They’ve bought the Government’s arguments for the public good. There is a generational failure of memory about individual rights. Whenever Government says that some intrusion is

Posted in Someone Clever Said

Tea Leaf

A nine-month-old baby is the youngest person to be identified as a future delinquent using new technology aimed at predicting risk, a Community Care conference heard last week. Dr Eileen Munro, reader in social policy at London School of Economics,

Posted in Armageddon, Astonishing, NIR, No no no!

My god, it's full of stars!

Crisis warning on terror verdict Control orders are part of the anti-terrorism effort The UK faces an emerging constitutional crisis after a judge quashed a key plank of the government’s anti-terror laws, a leading Labour MP has said. John Denham,

Posted in No no no!, Politricks, Someone Clever Said, The Law

… Good Intentions

Reg Says Police will be able to pass details of child pornography offenders on to banks so that offenders’ credit cards can be revoked. The Home Secretary has issued an order for the amendment of the Data Protection Act which

Posted in NIR, Privacy

You couldn't make it up…

A woman who refused to pay her council tax in protest at the condition of her neighbourhood has been jailed. Josephine Rooney, 69, who lives in Hartington Street, Derby, has the £800 to pay, but said the city council has

Posted in Astonishing, Beautiful, How To, Politricks, Yes yes yes!

Blogging From Textmate

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Posted in Software

Dry Water and Cold Fire

John Snow Says Program Tracking Millions of Financial Transactions Is Vital to War on Terrorism By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON Jun 23, 2006 (AP)— Treasury Secretary John Snow on Friday said a program tracking millions of financial transactions

Posted in How To, Privacy