Daily Archives: May 15, 2007

Could Chirac face Police questions tomorrow

Jacques Chirac, the French president, has urged the country to remain “united and together” after he hands over to Nicolas Sarkozy, in a televised speech on his last day in office.  Chirac leaves the presidency after 12 years in office. … Continue reading

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Halifax investigated by ICO for binning customer details

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is conducting an audit of Halifax Bank of Scotland's (HBOS) data security procedures after it was revealed that the bank was putting customers' financial documents in ordinary bins. The act, uncovered by the BBC's Watchdog … Continue reading

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PlusNet email accounts raided again.

ISP PlusNet has had its email database stolen and its users' accounts bombarded by spammers, AGAIN!. The attack first surfaced yesterday, when PlusNet punters reported that previously spam-free email addresses were being filled with unsolicited discount pharmacy marketing. Some forum … Continue reading

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English Traitors in the LibDem woodpile

Andrew Duff is a Lib Dem MEP for the Eastern Counties. I also suspect that his own electorate do not realise what they have elected. He is one of the main drivers in favour of a European Constitution and as … Continue reading

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NY Gov Spitzer Plans to Expand DNA Database

Following on from the story about terror classifications, it seems America is on a crash course to catch up with the UK in its collection of DNA. It seems that the dream of Adml. Poindexter to have the whole world … Continue reading

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FSA fines BNP Paribas £350,000 for anti-fraud failures

French investment bank BNP Paribas has been fined £350,000 by the UK's Financial Services Authority for systems and control failures at its London-based private banking unit that allowed a senior manager to steal £1.4 million from client accounts. The employee, … Continue reading

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