* Posts by Exrugbyman38

2 posts • joined 22 Dec 2017

Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too

Exrugbyman38

Guglielmo Marconi

I suggest Guglielmo Marconi as he founded Marconi after inventing long distance radio.

This nomination is contentious because the Brexiteers would insist on a referendum if the Bank of England proposed such a foreign sounding name on one of our notes (he was featured on a commemorative 50p coin in 2001) See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guglielmo_Marconi

Bigmouth ex-coppers who fed media MP pr0nz story face privacy probe

Exrugbyman38

Whistleblower or Public Interest?

These former policemen were probably acting in public interest following Jimmy Saville and others (Rolf Harris, Max Clifford, etc.) who got away with their behaviour for so long because no-one did come forward.

As people who had relevant information on a possible predador/pornographer they probably felt it was their duty to bring this information forward. Should the ICO investigate and find against these whistleblowers are they setting up the next Jimmy Saville/Rolf Harris/Max Clifford???

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