Author Archives: Tim Ireland
About Tim IrelandTim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.
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
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
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
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
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
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
What are the odds, do you think, of this Blogger profile being the work of someone in the PR industry?
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
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.
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