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July 21, 2014  10:39 AM

Why does the Bletchley Park Trust wish to airbrush Colossus out of history?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Big Data, Bletchley, Colossus, GCHQ, guardian, museum, national museum of computing, privacy, Spycatcher, Surveillance

The Daily Mail press cover for the visit of the Duchess of Cambridge to Bletchley
includes a photograph of

May 12, 2014  12:02 PM

A suitable job for a woman: fund raising exercise for Bletchley TNMOC educational programmes

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Bletchley, Colossus, Cryptanalysis, Education, national museum of computing, TNMOC

I have blogged before on the unfortunate separation of the National Museum of Computing (home of 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

February 11, 2014  7:57 PM

The irony of exposing state surveillance between 70th birthday of Colossus and Safer Internet Day

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Bletchley, Colossus, Edward Snowden, Facebook, Google, guardian, Microsoft, national museum of computing

The commentators responding to the Guardian press cover for the launch of Glenn Greenwald's anti NSA website,

February 6, 2014  10:59 AM

Men fight over Bletchley Park: where women won the war.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, Bletchley, Colossus, FIPR, national museum of computing, Testery, Tunny


November 28, 2007  10:06 PM

From top secret to toilet paper

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Colossus, Enigma, HMRC, information assurance, Information security

Until last week, HMG information assurance policy assumed that hundred of thousands of public servants would follow security procedures better than the Wermacht, Luftwaffe and Gestapo whose codes were broken by Bletchley Park.

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