Video: Blackberry 9670, 9800 and 9300 handsets get leaked and filmed

A wealth of BlackBerry leaks have just popped up over at mobile spy specialists Salomondrin, who have managed to get video demos of three new handsets; the BlackBerry 9670 Clamshell, BlackBerry 9800 slider and BlackBerry 9300. What does it…

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Gerald LynchVideo: Blackberry 9670, 9800 and 9300 handsets get leaked and filmed

CES 2010: Final Thoughts

The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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BNP membership list leaks – Google map mashup created

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Last night, a full list of the British National Party’s members leaked out to the public at large. Obviously, that’s a huge data breach, as a person has a right to privacy of their political beliefs, but many believe the BNP to be an extremist organisation. Members of the BNP are banned from the police force, and they’re refused a platform in many students’ unions.

Aside from looking up family members, several enterprising geeks have been doing some scary stuff with the data. One of the most popular mashups is a Google map that displays where the BNP members near you live – though the map appears to have just been taken down. It was just based on postcodes, so it’s not accurate down to the household – just the general area. Even so, the addresses are in the full list, so it doesn’t take much effort to track down a particular person in your town.

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Duncan GeereBNP membership list leaks – Google map mashup created