12 million UK Tax logins found in car park

Basically anyone who’d ever used the Government Gateway for payment or any of the myriad other systems had their logins on this memory stick, as well as the source code to the system itself. This shows what a fantastic idea centralised databases are, especially single sign on systems, when held in the capable hands of Read more about 12 million UK Tax logins found in car park[…]

Centralised databases used to track dissidents

Terrorism tracking databases are now being used in the US to track people with political leanings that the police, well, just don’t like. Such as opposing the death penalty, for example. 53 nonviolent dissidents have been found to have been inserted deliberately into the terrorist tracking databases. Of course, this is just the tip of Read more about Centralised databases used to track dissidents[…]

Park attendants ordered to interrogate adults spotted without children | Mail Online

Earlier in the UK, they’ve decided that in order for you to be anywhere near a child, you need to be government vetted, a useless and innefective process that only shows security theatre. Now, park attendants have been ordered to interrogate adults spotted without children. Adults in the park must have a good explanation for Read more about Park attendants ordered to interrogate adults spotted without children | Mail Online[…]

Satellite Damage Assessment For Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia (as of 22 Aug 2008

This map presents a satellite-based damage assessment for the city of Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia following the armed conflict between Georgian and Russian military forces in August 2008. Damaged buildings have been identified with WorldView-1 and Formosat-2 satellite imagery acquired on 19 August 2008 at a spatial resolution of 50cm and 2m respectively. An estimated Read more about Satellite Damage Assessment For Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia (as of 22 Aug 2008[…]