…complain (it is alleged) that his child’s medical records were “hacked”.
I said all I wanted to say about this on the Daily Mail just now, who printed it. My comment is not being at all well-received: people, in the mass, do not seem to have got the point at all. That is why I remain so pessimistic about the prospects of a Libertarian (or even liberal) revival.
It’s sad that this had to be about his child, but I (and millions) will have no sympathy for Gordon Brown. He and his government presided, on purpose, over the largest surveillance-attack on a people in the history of the world, using all kinds of modern technology. His government, indeed, were going to even bring in an “Identity Card”, disguised as an “entitlement card” (sounds rather like rationing, to me!) whose “database” would ultimately be connected in a cashless society with everything about the holder. You could not even park your Ferrari outside the hotel where you would be meeting a “female celebrity” for “drinks”, without swiping your “ID card” plus your payment card in the meters-to-come! And now, he has the brass neck to complain that he was “hacked”? What goes around comes around.
And here’s an update:-