The Null Device

2003/10/17

Today's lesson is: when you commit identity theft, make sure the victim isn't a registered sex offender, as one James Perry (not known as Kibo, AFAIK) failed to do. (via bOING bOING)

(Btw, the website the story is on looks disturbing, like a cross between the National Enquirer and one of those "real life serial killers" books; the fact that there'd be a news portal all about sex offenders is in itself somewhat disturbing.)

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2003/10/16

According to the PTUA, the developers who own Melbourne Central shopping centre have seized on a novel way of spurring sales: closing off the entrance to Melbourne Central station, instead forcing commuters who wish to get to the station through a labyrinth of shops, where, hopefully, many of them will buy things along the way.

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