UK Governments idea of privacy
Is to put a an RFID into everyone. To do this they will be using a ZX spectrum (see Wikipedia you young 'uns) coupled with an old Roberts Radio lovingly inserted into ones rectum. Tin foil hat anyone ?
Data protection, privacy and information law have never been so high profile as in recent months. Following the loss of 25 million people's personal details by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), there has been what seems like a tide of gaffe after slip-up, all resulting in private personal details spilling out into the public domain …
Well, actually I expected a rash of knee jerk legislation, introducing new 'tough' laws to replace the perfectly good existing ones that weren't followed in any case.
The fact that they might do nothing other than (quite sensibly) review their procedures is actually quite refreshing in the context of the current apparat.
Sad, but true.
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