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Another Recruitment Ad for NO2ID – by HMG 0

When the Government introduced its ID card legislation several years ago, it made one thing clear. Even though it would be obligatory to register on the ID database when obtaining a new passport, it would not be compulsory to carry a card. ….

With Friends Like This… (Updated) 0

Who needs enemies? Just seven pages long but classified as “UK Top Secret”, this latest intelligence assessment on al-Qaeda is so sensitive that every document is numbered and marked “for UK/US/Canadian and Australian eyes only”, according to our correspondent. According to reports, this document may have contained details of names of individuals or locations which […]

“The Register” Readers respond to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs 2

For those of you living outside the UK who might not have heard this dismal story, a hapless functionary at the HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs) sent 2 CDs containing the personal details of all families in the United Kingdom claiming child benefit to a firm of accountants who were contracted to audit the […]