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Steve Castledine

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12 year old Boy is accused of sausage assault

Steve Castledine  August 22 2007 10:39:37 AM GMT -6
From the BBC. People can get 6 years for Murder and a 12 year old throwing a cocktail sausage is dragged before the courts - something doesn't balance. A 12-year-old boy was charged with assault an

UK Hacker to be extradited

Steve Castledine  May 10 2006 06:11:49 AM GMT -6
I read today (BBC link) that uk hacker Gary MicKinnon is going to be extradited to the US for hacking into US military networks. Whilst what he did was totally wrong and his only defense is that not

Podcast, Phishing, Ruby Murray, Chav

Steve Castledine  August 10 2005 05:11:38 AM GMT -6
Podcast, Phising, Ruby Murray and Chav have all made it into the Oxford English Dictionary. On the podcast front - do people know that dominoblog allows you to podcast? My spell checking pr

Apple - its Dangerous

Steve Castledine  February 9 2005 01:07:56 PM GMT -6
Another one from the Beeb - and yes I do think it is one of the best websites in the world - it should be as everyone in the UK has to pay for it through their TV Licence. Anyway - Don't Bite

Giving up Broadband

Steve Castledine  February 7 2005 03:29:05 PM GMT -6
On the BBC website - "Why I'm giving up broadband" An interesting tale of a guy who has given up on broadband and gone back to a 56k Modem - and "reclaimed" his life. I can see where he is c

Webcams in Bangkok Hilton

Steve Castledine  January 17 2005 01:05:21 PM GMT -6
I guess there's no end to where webcams are being installed - now the Bangkwang Prison in Thailand wants to broadcast the daily lives of prisioners on death row - up until the point of excecution

Microsoft gets in on the Blog Act

Steve Castledine  December 2 2004 01:59:35 PM GMT -6
Software giant Microsoft is taking the plunge into the world of blogging. Spaced Out According to the BBC: It is launching a test service to allow people to publish blogs, or online jour

2004 - Year of the Blog!

Steve Castledine  December 1 2004 01:09:17 PM GMT -6
According to a news article on 2004 is the year of the Blog! The term "blog" has been chosen as the top word of 2004 by a US dictionary publisher. Merriam-Webster said "blog" heade