Scam? – OpenOffice Writer Usability Study with a single task

| October 3, 2017

I received an email from Lucrecia Llerena ( ) with the subject line – Re: OpenOffice Writer Usability Study with a single task It claims to be from the Open Office people. It asked me to take part in a survey that would provide them with data that would help them improve Open Office. […]

The Do not Call Register scam

| January 4, 2013

If you receive a call from anyone claiming you have been identified by ACMA

North Korea’s Cyberwarriors

| August 5, 2012

These guys (and girls) will make your Nigerian scammers look like an beginner!

Online Sales – Face the truth!

| May 21, 2012

It’s time retailers showed some integrity, and faced the truth. Even with the advantages of “hands on” experience, consumer law protection, lower delivery costs and face to face personal human contact to cater for my needs personally, you just aren’t good enough to earn my business!

Online sales – lies and meaningless statistics

| March 18, 2012

It is not possible to make any accurate predictions on the Internet, more than 3 to 6 months ahead – there are too many influential factors. Ernst and Young might be statistically competent but they are not psychic, so their predictions are as about plausible as reading chicken entrails.

Policing Internet Piracy – Part 4 – SOPA is a joke – so open to abuse.

| February 2, 2012

One of the big problems with SOPA is the onus of proof

Policing Internet Piracy – Part 3 – SOPA will hit the innocent the hardest

| January 24, 2012

Accordingly, I had become a pirate – unwittingly and in total innocence, I had breached copyright . . .

Policing Internet Piracy – Part 2 – Big pirates chasing the little pirates

| January 21, 2012

The proposed U.S. anti piracy laws are being driven by the film and music industries but who are the real pirates here?

Policing Internet Piracy – Be careful what you ask for!

| January 18, 2012

The US is looking at proposed legislation to punish Internet pirates but the fix could easily end up worse than the problem.

Money Saving Experts Scam

| December 23, 2011

To make it seem even more likely, those scabby Telcos and utilities companies who want to cut costs, use these Indian Customer Service centers so they can retrench workers at home and give these scammers access to your information.