May 8th, 2008

haircut

junk news

Data Commission subject of security breach, trumpets RTÉ news. Wow, that'd be embarrassing. Except all that happened was that yesterday, someone fished out a URL for a report due to be released today. OH NO3S ALL OUR PRESS RELEASE ARE BELONG TO IDIOTS.

Given the very real privacy leaks that have occurred recently (HELLO BANK OF IRELAND), it's completely crass of the alleged news media (and also some blogging types who Should Know Better) to declare this a security breach.