Posts tagged with ‘CEO’

Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

May 26, 2016

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its […]

From Google Treasure Chest to Sun Tan Scam in Nevis on the BBC?

August 1, 2011

From Google Treasure Chest to Ubertan Sun Tan Scam in Nevis on the BBC? A.  yes it’s true! An article on the BBC website today highlighted the dangers of a tanning products called Ubertan.  On reading it, and following up with a simple Google search, the way it is portrayed in forums immediately set off […]

Pacific Webworks, Lawyers and Social Networking

June 30, 2010

Introduction The last thing we need is more scummy scammers and following on from Google’s legal action against Pacific Webworks (PWW) one would naively have thought that the “business” folk would be more circumspect.  (See previous article and comments, https://strangelyperfect.tv/5146/more-on-google-profits-and-pacific-webworks/ ) At the beginning of June, it appeared that the Google case against PWW had […]

Robert G Allen, Grants, and a Credit Card Slimeball

May 6, 2009

Introduction This is a small investigation into mail lists and scammy companies.  Some companies are fine, but I always go by the adage to judge a man by the company he keeps.  This shows how lists spread far beyond their initial purpose when you sign up for something.  It also shows how the privacy policies […]

Chipping or Chopping: Phorm, Google and The Erosion of Privacy

March 12, 2009

The acknowledged founder of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, created the idea and much of the system that allows information to be shared, from the web page, by hyper-links, across the globe.  His was a basically altruistic idea. Brilliantly, it has brought disparate peoples together in hitherto unforeseen ways.  Anyone (like me), can […]