Toblog

1. v. The act of writing a weblog or 2. n. Toby’s weblog.

TCSOTD 2008-01-24

Techdirt on that Last.fm announcement

Scotland Yard to investigate Tony Blair and Peter Goldsmith for war crimes

Ross Anderson asks: ‘is the Financial Ombudsman losing it?’

Unshredding East Germany’s past

Rogue trader to cost SocGen $7bn

Chicken Backup’s excellent post on the new Anti-Terrorism bill
… I have to include this quote from Jacqui Smith:

It won’t be hypothetical if and when it occurs, that’s precisely the point. We are not legislating now on the basis that we’re bringing it in now for something that might happen in the future. We’re putting in a provision for if it becomes unhypothetical. If unfortunately I and many other experts and right and we do need it in the future it is in place in legislation.

Just. Unbelievable.

Peter Hain Resigns

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?

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