Ged Carroll

America’s Secret War

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I recently finished reading America’s Secret War: inside the hidden worldwide struggle between the United States and its enemies, George Friedman’s book on the war on terror as George Bush calls the fight against Al Qaeda. America’s Secret War is interesting for a number of reasons. It discusses the war in a dispassionate manner, it […]

Personal data risk

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Kudos to Dave Farber of the Interesting People email list for flagging this on the use of personal data and The Washington Post for continuing to do good investigative journalism :Bahamas Firm Screens Personal Data To Assess Risk What becomes apparent from Robert O’Harrow’s article is how commercial personal data is of more value than […]

Gates on spam

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Gates on spam Bill Gates wrote to me regarding the latest thinking by Microsoft (ok so its a Microsoft marketing ploy to make me think that Chairman Bill cares even for heretics like me) and some of their partners to curb spam. The mail is interesting, however I have a few concerns on the content […]

Free party clampdown

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An old clubbing pal of mine from Birkenhead Si forwarded on this interesting article in the Western Morning News. According to the article police are preparing to use the wide ranging powers of the Anti Social Behaviour Act 2003 to clamp down on unauthorised open-air gatherings – a free party; in conjunction with provisions already […]

Microsoft security spin

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I read a classic piece of spin in The Business, Microsoft races to stop bank account hackers by Tony Glover. Tony who has been shortlisted in a category for Business Journalist of the Year wrote “Technicians at the US software giant Microsoft are working flat out to prevent a new security threat that this week […]