The verdict must have been interesting
Judge: Has the jury reached a verdict?
Foreman of the jury: We find the defendant Not Guilty
Judge: Thank you. I will now pass sentence.
Foreman: Er ..but ...
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James that was such a sensible post I am genuinely impressed, and also worried the government might be knocking on your door soon for using too much logic to deal with a problem that seems beyond them.
When they close he sites that the extremists use, does that man all the porn sites they visit? Are they trying to remove porn by the back doo?
"said of the ruling earlier this week that businesses using Safe Harbor will need to review how they ensure that data transferred to the US is transferred in line with the law.
In other words ''business as usual chaps, wait a bit and some lawyer magic will fix it all". What he should have said is "the USA is not safe, review what items of data you send there. Stuff that is too sensitive you will have to not send and look to process it in Europe".
What a chocolate teapot organisation."
i remember challenging the concept of the Safe Harbor as American laws meant the FBI could look at the information with little effort. The ICO wasters never accepted this.
That and the fact that he's accepted that publishing to a blog or facebook counts as journalism and is a far as those morons are concerned exempt from the Data Protection Act. Try telling that to the patient whose picture has been posted to facebook with less than flattering comments.
Frankly the current IC should be sacked long with his staff and replaced by qualified people (last time I checked less than half the ICO staff had any qualifications in Data Protection, although that was a few years ago).
... I enjoyed every minute of it.someone seems to have realised that Capaldi can act, and for me he held the whole thing together from beginning to end. He went seamlessly from comedy to tragedy.
I can't predict how the destruction of the tardis etc will be resolved, and am really
looking forward to the next episode.
Now Capaldi is beginning to look like the best Doctor to date. As for Missy, more of her please!
I agree with your sentiments, but I have reservations about the method.
What goes up must come down, and that applies to bullets. As a teacher I taught a girl who at fourteen became paralyzed for life after being hit by a stray bullet fire from a rifle over a mile away. The shot had been in the air as the shooter was clearing his rifle 'safely'. (This was in the African bush.)
It you could take the drone down with something non-lethal then good on you. I just worry about stray bullets. On balance I think the legislation is a safer route to go down.
So if we had declared war on ISIL / ISIS that would have made the legal position clearer and pre-empted any attempt by the family to sue the government?
Perhaps it's time to declare war on a group that seems intent on the destruction of anyone and anything they disapprove of?
Just a thought ...
So what happened to fining public bodies for breaches to force them to change their outlook on privacy?
I've attended conferences where the ICO rep stated categorically that fining bodies that breached Data Protection rules was the only way to change their outlook.
Why is it okay to heavily fine hospitals for breaches, but try not to hurt commercial organisations? This stance reeks of corruption.
Perhaps if the private companies were involved in life saving operations or treating the sick the ICO might take a hard line approach with them.
The ICO seems to be staffed by a corrupt bunch of incompetents. Time for the lot of them to be sacked and replaced by people with some integrity.
"Religion-bashing is a good thing. It needs to be bashed more. Once the cultural respectability is punctured, religion is exposed as a hollow sham peddling feel-good nonsense without any basis in reality."
I agree with you and respect your right to freely express your opinion, a right that will probably disappear if the current lot win the next election (or even of the opposition do).
"Damn. Talk about entitlement. Honestly, what's next? Complaining because there are no transgender options for the characters?"
Please God no!. I've just finished my E&D training and the rights of transgeder people are frightening. Getting a criminal conviction for telling one person that another has transitioned! I'll stay away from any game that has transgender rights built in thank you.
I might be naive on this, but surely Nigel Farage is a politician. Whichever way the decision went he would have made capital, either by:
claiming the the European court has bowed to pressure of his party
stating he will oppose whatever nefarious decision they made that he disagrees with
I have rarely heard a politician say that a bye election result was a bad thing for them even when they've lost a safe seat, so I can't see Farage being inconvenienced by any decision from the European court, which as other have pointed out is independent of the EU anyway.
"The UK citizen was not in the UK when they did it so would they be subject to UK law stand a chance of being prosecuted or would it come under foreign law?/"
Sorry but you're confusing the UK with a free country. Of course they would be prosecuted. It's all about respecting the courts.
If you are using CCTV cameras to monitor people in a business you need to issue a fair processing notice. This would usually be a poster telling people that CCTV is in operation and is used for training, preventing crime etc.
Of course you need to give contact details so that people can pay their £10 and get copies of footage of themselves.
I suspect that if everyone who thought their images were in Facewatch's hands put in an SAR they would struggle to meet the demand.
The people who protested and forced this apology are a real thret to our freedom.
They are the new Western Taliban they will not rest until they have eroded out freedoms. They've already had an impact on what we can say not only in public, but in private in case we're being recorded.
It's time the rest of us stood up and said no more!
My wife was arrested in the old Apartheid era South Africa for opposing the government collecting that sort of information.
There is no justifiable reason to collect this data. It is wrong it is intrusive and as sure as night follows day it will be used to persecute targeted groups, maybe not today or tomorrow but at some time in the not too distant future.
The problem with the NHS is quite simply that on-one in authority seems to take confidentiality seriously.
Brighton will have a Data Protection Officer, but you can bet he (or she) is so low on the pecking order that he/she can safely be ignored. Communications Managers and Business partners are paid a small fortune, not to mention all the experts that are hired in as 'consultants' to give ... erm ... advice on stuff.
I've been to one or two seminars with ICO spokesmen there and they take the attitude that if the organisation structure for confidentiality is wrong that will bump up the fine. Might explain the high fines being given to the NHS then.
and prefer Writer to Word,
Recently I've tried development using Base. Froma developers perspective it is way behind Access. A trivial example: put code behind a button on one form to open another?
I could go on, but so far it simpy lacks the power and flexibility of Access.
... they should be more careful about going to war ...
The UK pretends to be open with its FOI Act, but that is just designed to let us know about things like the number of potholes in an area or how many beds a hospital has not the real reason government has decided to go to war or whether they know a war was illegal or not.