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Hopefully, nothing much will actually happen, and I'm not really expecting any problems for my 'net connection with Ofcom's new migration rules. But I've made use of this service anyway – it's essentially “peace of mind” stuff.
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Cameron, May & co. are at it again. Is anybody surprised?
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Crescent sun through the cloud… #eclipse
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If you receive unsolicited commercial email, you are entitled to inform the sender of their error and of action which you will take should they repeat the offence.

Here's a blog posting from one who's taken legal action against spammers and won. It's not difficult – you just have to be aware of the relevant legislation and be sure that you've not given them permission to send such commercial mail.

See also http://www.revk.uk/2014/12/notice-before-action.html, which references sections 22 and 30 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
It is not wise to send me spam, and even less wise to ignore the notice before action I send back, but ignoring the county court claim is just dumb. Reach Recruitment Services Ltd spammed me in September. i.e. they sent me ...
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I'll just leave this here…
Inventor of world wide web also advised developing world to ‘just say no’ to Facebook’s Internet.org scheme
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“For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens ‘as long as you obey the law, we will leave you alone’,” [Mr Cameron] will say.

Draw your own conclusions.
David Cameron is to set out new powers aimed at tackling radicalisation, saying the UK has been a
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Saw this in my ISP's support channel…

Let's hope that the back-benchers are feeling particularly rebellious when it really matters.
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish. 11 May, 2015 Following the election of a Tory government with a mandate to further mass surveillance, we're leaving the UK to avoid the possibility of having to add backdoors to our products at Ind.ie. Three dolphins jumping out of the water ...
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“Sɪʀ Tᴇʀʀʏ Pʀᴀᴛᴄʜᴇᴛᴛ?”
“Yes? ... Oh, it's you. You're early.”
“Iᴛ'ꜱ ᴛɪᴍᴇ.”
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Professor Anthony Glees, you are an idiot who won't listen to valid argument against your position (i.e. it's not practical, it's unenforceable, it's attempting to increase security by decreasing security). Do us all a favour and stop being a government advisor…
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Radio 5 discussion about David Cameron's plans to backdoor secure messaging services
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Yes – Cameron, May & co. do want a police state, even if they don't realise it…
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Online banking is secure, right?
This link tests Lloyds Bank's banking site's encryption.

#ssl   #poodleexploit
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Life? What's that?
Introduction
Privacy. Too many people disregard it.
Sharing. Think twice.
Security. Fine if you avoid counter-productive.
Hacking. There. That's scared you away. Good.
People. There are too many of us.

Anti-social networking! ☺