Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)
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Wed Aug 11 08:55:19 BST 2010
In article <4EA4AF39-B514-4D60-A4E5-D8CA03010486 at batten.eu.org>, Ian
Batten <igb at batten.eu.org> writes
>> Bracknell ... Kidsgrove ... West Gorton ... Dalkeith
Different buildings used to be known internally by their street, not
town. So until you got familiar with the mapping you would hear people
referring to (eg) Cavendish Rd; and have no idea where it was. There was
also an extensive internal phone system, which also tended to obfuscate
peoples' location, as you never needed to dial out on the public
>With the exception of the last, all of them part of the psycho-
>geography of Fujitsu (as inheritors of ICL) up until recently.
>Bracknell's still there, with the former machine room now a staging
>area for shipping equipment. Kidsgrove and West Gorton I think closed
>recently (I went to West Gorton in its dying days). I think you've
>also mentioned Stevenage, which is still there.
There were also plants spread around Letchworth. I worked (as a 2980
systems specialist) at the Engineering Training Centre for a short
period in 77/78. Last time I looked on Google Maps the site was a
And yes, lots of pettiness I'm afraid.
 Nor was one allowed to without permission. No private calls during
the day either, which is instrumental in why I campaign about such
things even today.
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