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Hi, I’m your Facebook friend Charles Mabbett
11 June 2014

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If two YouTube videos constitute a trend, then these two demonstrate how people need more reminders about the dangers of having loose privacy settings when posting personal information on Facebook and their other social media profiles.

Your notes, they were blowin’ in the wind Daimhin Warner
5 June 2014

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Would you stuff your wheelie bin with letters from your GP, bank statements, your latest pay review notice? Surely not. Who knows where it would end up, if indeed it made it off the street.

Dear Peta John Edwards
3 June 2014


I enjoy reading Peta Mathias’ weekly advice column. Her advice is practical, pragmatic and witty on subjects ranging from moving on after a relationship to getting cling wrap to adhere to pottery.

SUM () of all fears Tim Henwood
30 May 2014

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"I do not believe it makes sense to say that [Excel spreadsheets]* are inherently evil. In certain circumstances, they can play a positive role-as they have in the past. But clearly they have a power to do great harm." Des Browne, UK Defence Minister.

First 100 days John Edwards
26 May 2014

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As far as arbitrary periods of time for measuring progress go, 100 days is pretty neat. That’s about how long I’ve been Privacy Commissioner.