Vacuum…

22nd June 2013. Privacy issues just will not go away. So it now seems a cabal of paranoid nations are tapping into fibre optic nodes to vacuum the majority of world wide communication traffic. Is there no end to this travesty. ‘Silent Comment’

Through a looking glass darkly…

12th June 2013. In view of the US government and a number of major corporations playing free and loose with everyone private information either for their own paranoia or greed, I am starting to divest myself of services seen to be associated with these policies – goodbye you bunch of pricks ‘Even a paranoid can have enemies.’

I Spy…

10th June 2013. Perhaps if people realized that there is no such thing as 100% security, they would not so readily give up 100% of their freedoms. ‘The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them’

Social Engineering…

7th June 2013. In a fit of enthusiasm, and on the assumption that governments should even wipe our nose, some bureaucratic dill mandated that domestic hot water heaters maximum temperature be turned down so people would not scald themselves. They are now finding after spending millions employing plumbers to turn down the heat that they have adjusted hot water heaters to the range that encourages the deadly legionella bacteria. ‘Snookered’