Monthly Archives: January 2008

That leaked National Identity Scheme (NIS) document

This document, annotated by NO2ID – http://www.no2id.net , relates to the previously-leaked 'NIS Delivery Strategy – Aligning strategy and delivery' PowerPoint presentation. Although an undated printout, this document is therefore likely to reflect official thinking towards the end of 2007, … Continue reading

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The biggest threat to your safety and freedom is the government

In the wake of the report by by Sir Paul Kennedy, the Interception of Communications Commissioner that 1000 people are now having their telephone tapped per week, that is 1000 PER WEEK, this article from Redpepper sums up the surveillance … Continue reading

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Government to blackmail teenagers over ID Cards

Teenagers will be made to take up identity cards in order to open bank accounts or qualify for student funding, leaked Government documents disclose report the Telegraph. This led to accusations that ministers are planning to blackmail young people into … Continue reading

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Labour failed to declare £2.8m in legal time limit

The Labour Party has repeatedly failed to declare donations totalling more than £2.8 million to electoral regulators within the legal time limit, it has emerged. Political parties must inform the Electoral Commission within 30 days of receiving donations and the … Continue reading

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Tax data security doesn't matter for the common people

Online tax system 'too risky' for the famous – Telegraph The security of the online computer system used by more than three million people to file tax returns is in doubt after HM Revenue and Customs admitted it was not … Continue reading

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The banality of tyranny

There is an excellent article written by Tom Paine, who presents The Last Ditch blog, entitled The banality of tyranny. Tom has been reading Imperium by the late Ryszard Kapuscinski. It is a collection of reportage about Kapuscinski’s journeys in … Continue reading

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Your right to vote is stolen using Statutory Instruments

Democracy is being snuffed out in England. District Councils are being abolished, elections cancelled, councillors terms terminated. The County Durham (Structural Change) Order 2008 The Cornwall (Structural Change) Order 2008 The Wiltshire (Structural Change) Order 2008 The Northumberland (Structural Change) … Continue reading

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Are Government data losses deliberate?

When something happens once, you can put it down to error, when it happens twice, we begin to suspect incompetence, but when it happens over and over again, it can only be considered to be deliberate. Are Government data losses … Continue reading

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How much Truth is there in scientific claims?

Before Government takes away the last of our remaining pleasures, this is to my friends who enjoy a glass of wine… and those who don't. As Ben Franklin said: “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in … Continue reading

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Just what the hell is happening to my country.

A re-post from Jan 30th 2007, its more relevant now than it was then…. Just what the hell is happening to my country.    I am watching story after story unfold of lies, corruption, incompetence and cover up.  I am … Continue reading

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