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TCSOTD 2006-11-22

Interactive whiteboard technology

Global Orgasm Day, December 22nd
… ‘peace through global ecstasy’

Longer drinking hours seem to be producing fewer problems
Tim Worstall’s analysis

Goldsmith says he has seen no evidence to increase suspect holding time to 90 days

New Zealand Minister defends right of school girl to run amok in underwear

Robert Altman dies

Parents halt mosque school trip
… “did not want their children exposed to a religion that was not their own.”

GPs threaten to snub NHS database

RFID passports less reliable than normal ones

The plastinated brain

Paintball minigun in development

Red tape blog

Ordnance Survey New Popular Edition Maps from 1940s scanned in
… add your postcode to the map

Police to take fingerprints on street
Henry Porter responds

Police accepted gifts from scientology allegation
… why are the police allowed to accept gifts at all?

TCSOTD 2006-11-16

The end of Backing Blair
but the beginning of National Service

There is a new Petition website provided by 10 Downing Street
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Resign immediately
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to scrap the proposed introduction of ID cards
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Stop using the threat of terror to pass laws that are illiberal and ineffective
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Launch an independant public enquiry into the decision making process which lead to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to create a new exception to copyright law that gives individuals the right to create a private copy of copyrighted materials for their own personal use, including back-ups, archiving and shifting format.
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to stand on his head and juggle ice-cream.

Internet only 1% porn shock

Published on 2006/11/16 at 10:23 by Toby, tags , , ,

TCSOTD 2006-11-13

Health service IT boss ‘failed computer studies’
Reaction from Burning Our Money
Article in the Inquirer
Article in the Register

List of faux pas

Sun security engineer talks about ID Card technology

More on FIDIS Budapest ID Card Document
… ‘Biometric ID cards an insecure menace’

I’m up for a chat on the tube day – 17th November

Addiction explained
… ‘primarily caused due to possession by either ghosts or our departed ancestors’

A judicial speech given in 1997 which still resonates today
comment by Bystander here

Published on 2006/11/13 at 09:01 by Toby, tags , , , , , , ,

TCSOTD 2006-11-10

Former Home Secretary brands Saddam verdict timing ‘suspect’

China bans finger printing kids in schools
… whereas we keep doing it more and more in the UK

Blair defends ID Cards, proves he still doesn’t Get It
Longrider responds
The Select Society responds
Henry Porter responds

‘Home School Legal Defense Association’ comes to the UK
… this is not a good thing.

Chip and Pin allows transactions to be ‘edited’ without pin holder being present… maybe
… scary, if true.

Lord Sainsbury resigns
the BBC’s take here

Published on 2006/11/10 at 00:38 by Toby, tags , , , , ,

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