* Posts by I can't believe its not butter

13 publicly visible posts • joined 26 Mar 2018

Openreach offers more wholesale fiber discounts, rivals call foul

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Re: Ex post vs ex ante

That'll be because the boss of Openreach (Mike McTighe) also served on the board of Ofcom.

So he'll know perfectly how to avoid Ofcom intervention. And because Openreach is completely owned and funded by BT....well, obviously you don't annoy your funding source.

All of that is simple public records:



Still. Nothing to see here. All legal and above board.

Now excuse me, I've got some bridges to sell.

Yodel becomes the latest victim of a cyber 'incident'

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"We are servicing customers"

I would suggest they service customers in the same way a bull services a cow.

As delivery firms go, they really are crap.

Technical foul: Amazon suffers data snafu days before Black Friday, emails world+dog

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If I saw an email like that, my brain would be screaming "SCAM".

"Hello" - no name etc. FFS, what ever made them think that's acceptable?

Merry Christmas, you filthy directors: ICO granted powers to fine bosses for spam calls

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Wake me up when they collect the cold hard cash from them.

Sounds good in principle, but I suspect that collection rates will be very low.


£220k fines for dodgy dialling duo who didn't do due dil on data

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Big difference between fines and collections

Has anyone done a FoI request to check the total value of fines issues vs the amount of money actually paid?

Getting tired of the Watchdog saying "we issued fines" but nothing actually happening. If it is having no affect, time to shut the department down.

Official: IBM to gobble Red Hat for $34bn – yes, the enterprise Linux biz

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Redhat employees - get out now

You’re utterly fucked. Run away now as you have zero future in IBM.

Microsoft promises a fix for Windows 10 zip file woes. In November

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Everything Search

+1 for Voidtools Everything. That should be standard out of the box.

What's up with that ZX Spectrum reboot? Still no console

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Playground squabbles. "But he did this, waaaah, aaah", "But he shoved me first!"

Absolutely astounding. People like this should never be allowed to run companies.

NASA fix for Curiosity rovers's damaged drill: hitting it, repeatedly

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Also works on most wetware. Especially high-pitched whines - seems to make them stop.

Stop us if you've heard this one: Job cuts at IBM

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Re: Sales positions

Cross that bridge? Do you mean there is a bridge Ginni hasn’t burned yet?

Slap visibility beacons on bikes so they can chat to auto autos, says trade body

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Great Idea

And when hackers start slapping these beacons on drain covers...lamp posts...?