* Posts by Helen Highwater

8 posts • joined 16 Jun 2018

Brekkie TV host Lorraine Kelly wins IR35 ruling against HMRC, adds fuel to freelance techies' ire over tax reforms

Helen Highwater

Her odious husband?

Steven John Smith was one of the blackleg strikebreakers at TV-AM in the mid eighties dispute. He was at the time an electrician, but took the tainted shilling and was soon a cameraman sleeping with his assigned reporter (the fragrant Ms Kelly).

UK.gov finally adds Galileo and Copernicus to the Brexit divorce bill

Helen Highwater

Re: TL;DR

And if the result changed to remain. a lot of people would demand a best of three - demanding more votes until the "correct" result is returned is unreasonable.

Amazon meets the incredible SHRINKING UK taxman

Helen Highwater

Re: Just say No to Amazon

If you want globalization this is the price you pay - become protective in commercial terms, less so - tax is only paid on PROFIT, not turnover - if these tactics were illegal HMRC would be all over them

Dear alt-right morons and other miscreants: Disrupt DEF CON, and the goons will 'ave you

Helen Highwater

In essence

Question the groupthink, and be ready for the "brown...sorry RED-shirts" to assault you?

From toothbrushes to coffee makers to computers: Europe fines Asus, Pioneer, Philips for rigging prices of kit

Helen Highwater

Morons

People with enough money to make comments that idiotic will already be sufficiently old that are-relatd hearing loss will have already started - "audiophile" stuff along with the overpriced cable scam are hysterically funny.

As for Denon - they should have been laughed out of business years ago

https://www.cnet.com/news/denons-500-ethernet-cable/

Fork it! Google fined €4.34bn over Android, has 90 days to behave

Helen Highwater

Morons

Hopefully, for the EU, this is the equivalent of Hitler's June 22nd 1941 (the day that war was declared on Russia and the straw that eventually helped to break the came;'s back)

Google needs to geo-block Europe (wuthout warning) for 48 hours, the politburo Bully Boys would crap themselves.

UN's freedom of expression top dog slams European copyright plans

Helen Highwater

The EU listen? Don't make me laugh

This is the EU politburo that we are talking about - they don't listen to anybody.

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