links for 2008-09-23
by Martin Belam, 23 September 2008
"The conviction of three young men in London of conspiracy to murder last month – after their 'liquid bomb plot' was intercepted by a surveillance operation – was the most recent illustration of what Mr Inkster calls 'the grand trunk road from Pakistan to Walthamstow'".
"According to Mr. Geraris, the [Personal Data Protection] Authority issued 65 decisions, responded to 980 questions last year while another 3,000 cases are pending". And you thought Britain's data protection bods moved slowly?
"The Washington Post has taken a bold decision by launching a new web section that links readers to the best of political coverage, including that carried by rival newspapers". Of course, in truth it is only bold if you subscribe to the idea that if the user visits another website once, THEY MIGHT NEVER EVER COME BACK. That's why I never link to any external articles on currybetdot, in case I lose all my loyal readers.