Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

You better watch out…

The Register – Santa putting children’s information at risk, warn experts: Santa Claus could be breaking privacy laws in his collection and use of data about British children, experts have warned. Yuletide cheer-bringer Claus could be putting the personal data … Continue reading

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Half-hearted

The Times – Britain’s breach of honour over Iraq interpreters: More than half the Iraqi interpreters who applied to come to live in Britain have had their applications rejected, drawing accusations that the Government is “wriggling out” of its promise … Continue reading

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O Come All Ye Faithful

I had a *very* interesting day last Tuesday. I was standing outside Parliament umming and ahhing about doing another carol service this year, as the point (about what may or may not be considered a demonstration… and who decides that) … Continue reading

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SOCPA petition response

The government has responded to the ‘Repeal SOCPA’ petition. The response includes a timely reminder for me to get my two cents in on the relevant consultation paper. (The government has yet to respond to my call for the PM … Continue reading

Posted in The War on Stupid, Tony 'King Blair | 1 Comment

Not getting desperate, are we?

Bloggerheads: The Alisher Usmanov Affair was my temporary online presence during the recent outage at Bloggerheads.com, and later evolved into a dedicated space for criticism of Alisher Usmanov, Schillings and Fasthosts. Blogger.com has just been in touch to say that … Continue reading

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Fresh copy of the Iraqi employees EDM

Lynne Featherstone has retabled her EDM calling on the British Government to move further and faster in its help for the Iraqi interpreters: EDM 401: IRAQI EMPLOYEES My MP (Anne Milton) missed her opportunity to sign the last version. Perhaps … Continue reading

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A long list of land grabs

What are the odds, do you think, of this Blogger profile being the work of someone in the PR industry?

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Festive fun with Fasthosts

The Register – Fasthosts customers blindsided by emergency password reset: Fasthosts has announced that “a number” of its customers’* FTP spaces were raided as a result of the major hack that triggered a police investigation last month. It has applied … Continue reading

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Vote for Mr Splashy Pants

Why? Because Greenpeace has a whale-naming competition and ‘Muhammad’ isn’t an option. UPDATE – Hahahahaha! Having just voted, I can now see that ‘Mr Splashy Pants’ in waaaaay out in front with 73% of the vote.

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Blogger.com finally attempts to address the identity problem

Blogger.com has now taken action to remove the dirty great loophole in their system that allowed comment contributors on many weblogs to pose as other bloggers – including other users of their own damn system: Blogger in Draft – New … Continue reading

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