Patricia Hewitt

I’ve seen some cheeky 419 mail in my time, but this one (which arrived over the weekend) is the first that claims to be from a British MP and former minister. Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2007 5:06:03 +1000 [31/08/07 20:06:03 BST] From: “” <> Reply-To: Subject: Patricia Hewitt MP Dear Friend, I got your… Continue reading Patricia Hewitt

Why Spam Is Out Of Control

Very worrying article in today’s Guardian technology section. We all know that spam levels are constantly increasing but this article says that 91% of email is now spam. It then goes on to put at least some of the blame on the people who connect completely unprotected PCs to the internet. These PCs then get… Continue reading Why Spam Is Out Of Control


I just noticed that the number of Gmail invitations that I’ve got to give away has doubled to 100. If you want an invitation and I know who you are, then just send me an email and I’ll fire one off to you.