* Posts by eddystone82

6 posts • joined 3 Mar 2010

The Shock of the New: The Register redesign update 4

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Back to the future?

Seems to me that most of the changes are slowly taking it back to how it was before?

El Reg Redesign - leave your comment here.

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Can we have a switch please?

Can we have a classic style switch please? This is bad. Not as bad as the new Guardian layout but why do we have to have everything spread out so much on these redesigns, as other people have said, really tiring for the eyes.

Data protection laws come to the rescue of poor, underpaid UK MPs

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HMRC

How does this conform with HMRC needing accounts to be kept for 6 years?

Yes. Facebook will KNOW you've been browsing for smut

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All targeted advertising is probably fairly pointless, a scattergun approach may be more useful!

Case in point, I generally ignore all adverts and use Adblock but I saw an ad for the Magnum ice cream with Marc de Champagne on TV, that sounds nice, I thought, so bought one. There is no way that could have been targeted at me through my browsing habits, I buy ice cream maybe three times a year!

Elderly Bletchley Park volunteer sacked for showing Colossus exhibit to visitors

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Re: "heroic codebreakers of Bletchley Park"

Probably more heroic than footballers, etc who are described as heroic these days.

Google 'personalizes' one in five searches

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FAIL

News search results

It might also explain why when I do a news search it tells me there are hundreds of results but if I click on that link it gives me about 5. Why?

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