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‘We’ve been opening your communications for years,’ admits Royal Mail

first class servicing of postie holidays‘Opening people’s emails is all well and good,’ said Moya Greene, chief executive of the Royal Mail, ‘but it will never be as profitable as opening people’s birthday cards. Workers in the sorting office tell me you can make £200 on a good day.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2012
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Costa coffee opens branch in man’s bedroom

now having glorious mornings‘I’d begun noticing that everywhere I went there was a Costa,’ said James Hendred, the surprised new franchisee. ‘So when they wanted customer feedback I asked rhetorically, ‘Why don’t you just build a café in my house?’ I didn’t think they’d take it seriously.’

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2012
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Man who understands new web privacy settings still in toilet

The only man who understands how the new web privacy settings work is still in the toilet and refuses to shout an explanation through the locked door.

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Posted: Mar 3rd, 2012
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Vatican defies critics over new ‘simplified’ privacy policy

Pope confessed to everythingThe Roman Catholic Church has been defending its new privacy policy, following concerns that the latest changes may allow the Church to sell confessional data onto third party organisations.

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Posted: Mar 1st, 2012
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Apple launch new ‘iChing’ fortune-telling device

After taking the world by storm with the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple are set to revolutionise the way we live once again with the release of their new divination device, the iChing. Based on the classic Chinese book of changes that dates back to the second or third millennium BC, the iChing enables anyone with sufficient disposable income to obtain guidance on their future, while showing off to people around them.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2012
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