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How do you feel about your Hootoo time being monitored?

Post 1

swl

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/telecoms/article3965033.ece

"A massive government database holding details of every phone call, e-mail and time spent on the internet by the public is being planned as part of the fight against crime and terrorism. Internet service providers (ISPs) and telecoms companies would hand over the records to the Home Office under plans put forward by officials."


How do you feel about your Hootoo time being monitored?

Post 2

Ivan the Terribly Average

Let's set the badgers on 'em.


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Post 3

swl

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Your aggressive threat against the people has been noted citizen. Officers from the Department of Joy, Happiness and Big Love will shortly be calling to escort you to a re-education centre.


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Post 4

Ivan the Terribly Average

smiley - cool

But seriously, I feel sorry for whoever-it-is who has to sift through all of these calls and emails and so forth. All the 'I'm on the train' and 'Could you pick up some milk on the way home' and all that txtspk... smiley - headhurts


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Post 5

Orcus

From the article:

>>About 57 billion text messages were sent in Britain last year, while an estimated 3 billion e-mails are sent every day.<<

Good luck to 'em I say. smiley - laugh


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Post 6

Br Robyn Hoode - Navo - complete with theme tune

Oh, it'll be keyword type stuff, wont it. So if you say 'Bomb' and 'cannabis' a few times it'll make a whole load of work for them that wont actually achieve anything.

smiley - biggrin


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Post 7

Secretly Not Here Any More

I often randomly send texts with "explode" "Gordon" and "Brown" to friends, just to piss these sorts of people off.


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Post 8

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

Shhhh!
Keep it down in here, or the men in the brown suits will be peering over our shoulders.... we're gona be in big trubble if anyone ever figures out what they heck we're talking about on here... smiley - evilgrinsmiley - blush
smiley - erm
Does anyone actually think though that this could/would result in a single bit of useful information passing to TPTB I can't believe for a moment that they've even thought through just what they're proposing and much less that they'll actually have anyone who knows what they're doing running it smiley - doh But heck, if it keeps the general level of paranoia nice and high amongst the chattering classes and leads em or some of them at least, to believe the buldge spouted by the Govn as regards our 'neeing to be vigal', and the threat of a forign terrorist on every street corner, then surely its for our enifit at the end of the day smiley - tongueincheek


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Post 9

dragonqueen - eternally free and forever untamed - insomniac extraordinaire - proprietrix of a bullwhip, badger button and (partly) of a thoroughly used sub with a purple collar. Matron of Honour.

Well, we could always use smiley - peacedove instead... it would surely make conversations more... interesting ..due to time delay... and also provide with something to munch on if you're hungry.

smiley - dragon


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Post 10

swl

I wonder if a large IT company is about to hire a few MPs after the next election?


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Post 11

Researcher 1300304

planned? i have always assumed echelon etc were already on the case.

rendition applies to information as much as it does to people.


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Post 12

DaveBlackeye

They already monitor all this stuff when they need to - this is just putting it all in once place to make it easier to find.


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Post 13

Whisky

>>>putting it all in once place to make it easier to find

And easier to loose...
And harder to find any relevant information...


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Post 14

swl

And easier to sell.


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Post 15

Tabitca

I can think of anything they would find interesting to monitor on hootoosmiley - laugh
How to put your bra on? surely they would know....
Blame 2legs....doesn't everyone????
The campaign to rename Thursday thing ...might give them food for thought ..but the back logsmiley - online2long
There was the time we blew up the bar on one of the threads......

I think it may give someone a headache but can't see them bothering to read everythingsmiley - headhurtssmiley - laugh


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Post 16

U173821

"A massive government database "

Yep, that's all you need to know about how effective this'll be.


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Post 17

Still Incognitas, Still Chairthingy, Still lurking, Still invisible, unnoticeable, missable, unseen, just haunting h2g2

And I wonder where they will manage to lose the data this time.smiley - erm


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Post 18

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

I think we'll be safe on HooToo from their snooping and spieing, we've each got our own smiley - spork afterall, and if even the might of the smiley - spork won't detour them, we'll always have our smiley - towel s to fall back on too smiley - evilgrinsmiley - zen n i g h t h o o v e r might just drive em bonkers were ey to try and read the thread in one sitting; I did once, took me weeks to get let out again after that time smiley - headhurts


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Post 19

Andy

Absolutely disgusting there doing nothing more than Forcing a big brother society on us like it or lump it so much for the labour that will listen and learn here we go again listen and do whatever he likes or whatever Directive comes forom the EU whats next state TV

and you could have knocked me down with a feather when his old favourite came up again ID Cards after the total and utter smiley - bleep Up with the disc's with sensitive information that went missing he wants yet more personal information about us to keep safe


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Post 20

Opticalillusion- media mynx life would be boring without hiccups

I think this is similar to that card thing they were trying to do. It's a shame things resort to this.


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