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TCSOTD 2008-01-24

Techdirt on that 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 2007-12-03

Kristin Hersh puts her music online, as well as remix fodder
cashmusic all sounds like rather a good idea

This is what happens when you get the populace to do state intelligence work for you

Want to buy a fake e-passport?

More government data loss – housing benefit this time

Buy Uranium on Amazon

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TCSOTD 2007-11-27

Petition to abandon plans to create the Information Sharing Index

Henry Porter: A mass movement is needed to tackle the state’s snoopers
… hint: Open Rights Group is a good place to start

Ben Goldacre on Biometrics

‘Biometrics are not a panacea for data loss’:A letter to the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Innocents fear DNA database errors
… ‘In the past year, more than 100 possible inaccuracies in the documentation of DNA profiles have been discovered, and a further 1,500 administrative mistakes have been logged on the system.’

A Chinese man is suing for divorce after discovering that he is the father of only one of his twins.

Taxpayer may have to pay £170bn for PFI schemes, says Treasury

Miss Mind the Gap sacked
… oh dear, TfL seem to have lost their corporate sense of humour

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