SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThere’s harmless Facebook addiction, then there’s stupid Facebook addiction. A criminal who broke into a Pennsylvania West Virginia home and was caught because he stopped to check his Facebook account, and forgot to log out, is a shining example of the latter.Jonathan Parker, 19, of Fort Loudoun, Pa., was arraigned this week on one felony count of daytime burglary. If convicted, he faces one to ten years in prison.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileEngland’s network of surveillance cameras may have just jumped the shark.The with an estimated 4.2 million closed circuit TV cameras (according to watchdog group Privacy International) is adding speakers to the electronic eyes in 20 areas across the country following an initial test in Middleborough.The , from which an attendant can issue instructions through speakers to people caught in the act whatever that act may be, according to the BBC:Home Secretary John Reid told BBC News there would be some people, “in the minority who will be more concerned about what they claim are civil liberties intrusions”.”But the vast majority of people find that their life is more upset by people who make their life a misery in the inner cities because they can’t go out and feel safe and secure in a healthy, clean environment because of a minority of people,” he added.The talking cameras did not constitute “secret surveillance”, he said.”It’s very public, it’s interactive.”They even want to get kids in on the act:Competitions would also be held at schools in many of the areas for children to become the voice of the cameras, Mr Reid said.The decision really comes down to cost, according to one top official:Downing Street’s “respect tsar”, Louise Casey, said the cameras “nipped problems in the bud” and reduced bureaucracy. “It gets across the message, ‘please don’t litter our streets because someone else will have to pay to pick up that litter again’,” she told BBC News. “Half a billion pounds a year is spent picking up litter.”The country’s privacy commissioner recently warned that Britain is becoming a “surveillance society”.What could be next? Tracking devices in people’s shoes? Oh, wait.
We will sell it when the price is right. Kind of hard to recommend gold at 1600 and silver at 35 when we were pounding the table to buy at 300 and 5 dollars. But the bull market isn over yet NOT AS GOOD AS A BARGAIN AS IT WAS BACK THEN INTERPRETATION: morgan doesn think silver will go to the moon as most think..