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Old 13 November 2006, 13:10   #1
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Big Brother is watching

US customs have apparently just introduced a new rule. A private customer of ours in the USA has requested that we send a small package containing some spare parts to him. The rule is that we have to show on the invoice and customs form that goes with the parcel his "Social Security Number"

Not only do they watch us with cameras,and all the rest of the modern day technology, but they now even monitor what we purchase. How long before Blair introduces a similar law using the new Identy Card

Where is it all going to end!!!
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US customs have apparently just introduced a new rule. A private customer of ours in the USA has requested that we send a small package containing some spare parts to him. The rule is that we have to show on the invoice and customs form that goes with the parcel his "Social Security Number"

Not only do they watch us with cameras,and all the rest of the modern day technology, but they now even monitor what we purchase. How long before Blair introduces a similar law using the new Identy Card

Where is it all going to end!!!
You're definitely correct there, they sure as hell greeted us well when we bought back my new Rib yesterday from Calais:-

Parker Baltic 900 with 2 x 275hp Verado's

We had the works!!


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Its a shame HM Customs aren't as switched on at the airports or ferry terminals. But I suppose its easier to trace people with real jobs and lives who actually have something to lose if they commit an offence.
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Its a shame HM Customs aren't as switched on at the airports or ferry terminals. But I suppose its easier to trace people with real jobs and lives who actually have something to lose if they commit an offence.
Easy pickings...
Just about sums up this government really.

(that's enough politics from me!)
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hope our fire work show was not to loud on your way in either,, the council got the hump apparently with the finale



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Parker Baltic 900 with 2 x 275hp Verado's

We had the works!!


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hope our fire work show was not to loud on your way in either,, the council got the hump apparently with the finale
That was you, that was absolutley huge display, we were only about 150 yds up from that, they were monster bangs, you could feel the vibration through the jetty. Spectacular display, well what we saw of it whilst being questioned.
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6129084.stm

You now have to give your fingerprint when hiring a car at Stanstead airport. It's fine the Police won't see them unless you commit a crime - they will only be held by the private companies!!! Well that's fine then - wouldn't like to think of the data being lost or stolen.......

And having seen how easy it is to get around fingerprint readers what the hell's the point???
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That was you, that was absolutley huge display, we were only about 150 yds up from that, they were monster bangs, you could feel the vibration through the jetty. Spectacular display, well what we saw of it whilst being questioned.
twas us HFM pyro at its best,, had some complaints though as you do,
last 2 bangs appeared to do the trick for sure,
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