Posts Tagged: WTF

Guardian Gagged From Reporting Parliament

Yes really… From The Guardian: The Guardian has been prevented from reporting parliamentary proceedings on legal grounds which appear to call into question privileges guaranteeing free speech established under the 1688 Bill of Rights. Today’s published Commons order papers contain a question to be answered by a minister later this week. The Guardian is prevented fromContinue Reading ›

Net Neutrality is “A Load of Bollocks”

I was amazed to see this item over at Boing Boing just now. Virgin Media, a UK ISP, have a new CEO Neil Berkett, who in an interview with the Royal Television Society’s Television magazine attacked the net neutrality and went as far as to state “this net neutrality thing is a load of bollocks”Continue Reading ›

iPhone Roaming Data Charges

I’d read the stories of swinging data charges when roaming so when I went to Barcelona recently I made sure that data roaming was switched off. However, I decided that I’d switch it on just to use British Airways online check-in for my return flight. So there I sat on La Rambla with a coldContinue Reading ›

Litigation Gone Mad

An American lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them against fire, among other things. Within a month, having smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having made even his first premium payment on the policy, the lawyer filed claim against the insurance company. In hisContinue Reading ›