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Funny story: Reform Body Attacks Database State

Reform Body Attacks Database State

A report from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust has said the UK 'database state' wastes billions from the public purse and often breaches human rights laws. The government spends £16bn a year on databases and plans to spend a further £105bn on proj...

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Funny story: UK Government lose all economic data on the 6.30 from Kings Cross to Aberdeen

UK Government lose all economic data on the 6.30 from Kings Cross to Aberdeen

In the last 2 years, there have been several embarrassing news stories describing how sensitive Government data has been "lost" - everything from people's medical records to names of MI5 agents have been copied on to CDs or memory sticks which have...

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Funny story: Shock as government department admits to information cock-up

Shock as government department admits to information cock-up

The department for administrative affairs today admitted breaching government data protection policy by not leaving a laptop on a bus for over 6 months. Insiders described how PM, Gordon Brown, is furious that one department has felt it could go a...

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Funny story: The 118 118 Duo arrested in missing peronal data scandal

The 118 118 Duo arrested in missing peronal data scandal

The Home Office last night released a shocking statement that the 118 118 duo have been arrested on suspicion of stealing highly confidential personal data from the Government. It is believed that the recent spate of misplaced and stolen laptops a...

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Funny story: 'Dear' Deirdre loses memory stick - thousands of letters stolen

'Dear' Deirdre loses memory stick - thousands of letters stolen

Deirdre Rachid, the famous 'Dear Deirdre' agony aunt of downmarket tabloid 'The Sun' has admitted losing a memory stick containing the personal problems of thousands of readers. Names and addresses were included in the data and it is thought to be wo...

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Funny story: Cat may hold clue to clawing back data loss

Cat may hold clue to clawing back data loss

Red-faced ministers and assorted other idiots losing sensitive data may have Twinkle the cat to thank after TheSpoof.com discovered him playing with a new dangly toy. Until now, ministers had been considering using the Trades Descriptions Act to sue...

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Funny story: Woops! HSBC loses customer data disc

Woops! HSBC loses customer data disc

The HSBC banking group has admitted losing a computer disc with the details of 370,000 customers. FSA officials: "Have you checked between the sofa cushions and behind the fridge?"...

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Funny story: Murderers and rapists on the loose in Parliament after UN loses marbles

Murderers and rapists on the loose in Parliament after UN loses marbles

London - (AssoCIAted Mess): A blunder by UN bosses has left known killers, rapists and molestors rampage free years in Parliament according to sources.

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Funny story: 69 MoD laptops found at the bottom of the Diana Fountain

69 MoD laptops found at the bottom of the Diana Fountain

Hype Park - (Reuterus & Bad Ass Mess): The Ministry of Defence has admitted that 69 laptops containing details of all the soldiers that Princess Diana had ever shagged have somehow ended up at the bottom of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Foun...

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Funny story: "No-one knows anything about you." Public assured after latest data lapse

"No-one knows anything about you." Public assured after latest data lapse

The British public, now confirmed by official figures to be the most public in the world, have been assured that their personal data is completely safe. From now on, even the people who are supposed to read it won't be able to.

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Funny story: UK Government publishes entire UK population's personal details on web

UK Government publishes entire UK population's personal details on web

The UK government has given up trying to keep citizens' personal details secret. After the latest revelations that a Royal Navy computer containing personal details...

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Funny story: Royal Navy plays down loss of personal data

Royal Navy plays down loss of personal data

The Royal Navy was playing down the importance of the loss of a laptop computer which contained the private details of millions of people.

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Funny story: Brown Backs Finance Minister Over U.K. Data Loss

Brown Backs Finance Minister Over U.K. Data Loss

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is standing by his finance minister after opposition parties accused his government of incompetence and stupidity after losing confidential personal details of almost half the U.K. population.

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