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October 25, 2012  8:29 PM

Government official gives practical security advice – shock horror

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Facebook, id, Insecurity, Internet, On-line, Security, Social networks, Stasi, trust

When I heard that Andy Smith's eminently sensible comments at the Parliament and the Internet conference yesterday had gone viral I feared he had suffered a Ratner moment. I have...

December 24, 2009  12:50 PM

Is Global Warming God’s way of telling us something?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Google, Quality of Service, Search engines, Social networks, troFacebook

Two thousand years ago God sent his only son as the final messenger to tell mankind to get its act together. Two thousand years of "progress" later, most of us, still appear unable to plan for the inevitable. Y2K was a classic dummy...

December 7, 2007  9:06 AM

Big brother at risk of su-veillance (no “r”)

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, Social networks

"Su-veillance" is when residents of all ages (teenagers to silver surfers) use mobile phones et al to record their dealings with "authority" and post the results on youtube: customer feedback in action - whether you want it or not.

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