Striking up the Bandwidth

Following the revelation from the Times of India that the Indian government is to allocate 300Gb of storage space to a maximum of three security agencies for intercepted tweets, status updates, emails, instant messaging transcripts, internet calls, blogs and forums, and voice traffic, Edward Snowden has contacted Dataholics with the exclusive information that GCHQ has issued 2Gb thumb drives to several government departments authorized to intercept traffic to and from the Inner Hebrides.

David Harley
Small Blue-Green World


Not a litterbug, but a feature

Something interesting I found on the platform in a London Tube station this week.


“Please recycle in the bins provided.” Hm. I don’t think I’ve seen a waste receptacle of any sort on a Tube station, London overground station, or Tube train, in about 20 years…

David Harley