July 2014 archive

Jul 28 2014

punctuation matters

There is a nice tweet over at @NSA_PR. It reads: We take your privacy, seriously. Beyond parody.

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Jul 23 2014

department of dirty

Like most ‘net users I get my fair share of spam. Most of it gets binned automatically by my email system, but of course some still gets through so I am used to hitting the delete button on random email from .ru domains offering me the opportunity to “impress my girl tonight”. Most such phishing …

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Jul 21 2014

drip

I get my domestic ADSL connectivity from the rather excellent people at Andrews and Arnold. Here’s why. And this is the original reason I moved to them. They also happily take (and similarly reply to) GPG encrypted support questions. Good guys. Thoroughly recommended. Now can you /really/ see BT doing any of that? ‘thought not.

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