Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

MessageSpace: “We know where you live!”

What was I saying in my earlier post about MessageSpace and private data? Yesterday morning I twittered about an email from MessageSpace. Well, a copy of that same message has arrived by post to my home as a letter.

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Goodbye, Derek Draper

You may recall, before Draper was foolish enough to hand the moral high ground to blog-cheats and smear-merchants Iain Dale and Paul Staines, that he made a show of accepting videos from anonymous members of the public, when he was … Continue reading

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Keyword broadcasting

I recently made an information request (details later) and one of the things I asked for was details of searches made using my name and/or the name of my website. I asked for this data and (depending on what they … Continue reading

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MessageSpace: the unprofessional network

Recently I was forced to talk with Jag Singh, Chief Information Officer at MessageSpace about the conduct of Paul Staines (aka ‘Guido Fawkes’), one of the bloggers in that banner advertising network. During a conversation where we established that MessageSpace … Continue reading

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Andrew Gilligan in OCTOPUPPET: a short film about sock-puppets

I am hoping that you will like my new video very much. It’s all about a little incident involving Andrew Gilligan and sock-puppets, and I was right in the middle of the spectacular James Bond fantasy finale when I tripped … Continue reading

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G20: Callum Winton may wish to revise his eyewitness statement(s)

Callum Winton is a professional photographer who has recently started blogging, and was present at the G20 event where Ian Tomlinson was assaulted by a disguised police officer and later died. I need to note from the outset that Winton … Continue reading

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Here are the main points that Iain Dale refuses to discuss

[Psst! See also: what Iain still describes as a spam/DOS attack] Yes, I called and emailed Iain. A lot. And I regard that to be entirely fair, because he had a lot of explaining to do. He still does: 1. … Continue reading

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Police badge numbers: accountable parties call for context

Channel 4 – Police badge-covering condemned The chief inspector of police describes some of the behaviour of police officers at the G20 protests as “unacceptable”. Taking questions from MPs on the home affairs select committee, Mr O’Connor also said it … Continue reading

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Bishopsgate Police Station

Bishopsgate Police Station (via) Bishopsgate Police Station. Bishopsgate Police Station. Bishopsgate Police Station.

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Paul Staines (aka ‘Guido Fawkes’) is clearly faking it for ‘smeargate’

YouTube – Paul Staines, smears and ‘smeargate’ Days after the 2006 podcast featured in this clip, it was revealed that the target of these smears had sex with men, and Paul Staines fronted up to the world (behind his mask, … Continue reading

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