Saturday, 18 November 2017

Trump-ets of the apocalypse part II: delete your account

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 18 November 16

When the U.K. government passes the Snoopers' Charter a week after cosying up to Donald Trump, it might be time to log off.

Usually, when someone says on Twitter, "delete your account", it is meant as a witty retort to someone – usually a politician or celebrity – who has made an ill-judged, public comment that causes widespread consternation. After this week, "delete your account" might be the best advice for anyone who would rather not spend the rest of their life in Guantanamo Bay, wearing an orange jumpsuit, and routinely having various body parts connected to the only car battery in Cuba that wasn't manufactured in the 1950s. The reason being, this week, the Investigatory Powers (IP) Bill…

Usually, when someone says on Twitter, "delete your account", it is meant as a witty retort to someone – usually a politician or celebrity – who has made an ill-judged, public comment that causes widespread consternation. After this week, "delete your account" might be the best advice for anyone who would rather not spend the rest of their life in Guantanamo Bay, wearing an orange jumpsuit, and routinely having various body parts connected to the only car battery in Cuba that wasn't manufactured in the 1950s. The reason being, this week, the Investigatory Powers (IP) Bill…

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