- 46DCEAD317FE45D80923EB97E4956410D4CDB2C2 Hello Sony! #
- Sony: "46DCEAD317FE45D80923EB97E4956410D4CDB2C2" http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/02/sonys-war-on-makers-hackers-and-innovators.html #
From Risks Digest:
UK Immigration Officer Puts Wife on the No-Fly List
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 00:03:31 -0600
[From CRYPTO-GRAM, 15 Feb 2011. PGN]
A UK immigration officer decided to get rid of his wife by putting her on
the no-fly list, ensuring that she could not return to the UK from abroad.
This worked for three years, until he put in for a promotion and—during
the routine background check—someone investigated why his wife was on the
Okay, so he’s an idiot. And a bastard. But the real piece of news here is
how easy it is for a UK immigration officer to put someone on the no-fly
list with *absolutely no evidence* that that person belongs there. And how
little auditing is done on that list. Once someone is on, they’re on for
That’s simply no way to run a free country.
- Finally managed to pluck up the courage to try installing Ubuntu on the Macbook again – managed triple boot this time 🙂 #
A badger tried taking on the big cat on the way home last night. Badger lost the fight, but managed to knock out a front tooth or two from the Jaguar, now I need to find out if wildlife hits are covered by insurance.
I did go back and check on the badger and the poor thing was killed outright, and it’s mate was trying to drag it off the road into the bushes. Quite a sad sight and sorry that the daft animal chose to run straight in front of me in a narrow country road.
- So who is up for ComedyWorks at @aberguild tonight then? "The noise next door" improv troupe tonight. #
- Looking forward to seeing @NoiseNextDoor at ComedyWorks at @aberguild tonight – is it a queue when you're the only one in it? #
- RT @bob_sutor: Datamation: "53 Open Source Replacements to Spice Up Your Desktop" http://bit.ly/g04uHN #linux #opensource #
Fun today at the Foreign Fields LARP fair at the Carriage Shed, Temple Meads, Bristol today. Will be back there again tomorrow in morning,
For those of you wondering what FOSDEM is all about, here’s a short video that explains a little…
It’s a relaxing look back at what was a very hectic conference for me, so it is interesting to get a different view.
Oh and Aber Comp Sci students feature in it too…