Friday, 8 December 2017

Sussex Police given a good kick in the nuts...





I win, I beat the bastards.

It took six months, but even with out their huge resources I ran rings around them and made the look like the twats they are.

Having arrested me six months ago and strung me along ever since, they the couldn't find anything to charge me with with.

This is no surprise - unlike Sussex Police Officers, I am an honest, decent person, so of course there is nothing I can be charged with!!

The letter saying they failed to stitch me up, so have to let me go was interesting in several ways -- apart from being dated the 24th November but postmarked the 1st December (why the delay?) - it says the Crown Prosecution Service told them that my tweets were *not* grossly offensive (of course they aren't only a Sussex Police Officer retard, or a Labour councillor could be such a moron to think otherwise).

But... I wasn't arrested (or interrogated) 'on suspicion of posting grossly offensive tweets' - but on 'suspicion of posting tweets likely to stir up religious or racial hatred'... So clearly they knew the original arrest couldn't be justified, so changed what they were trying to fit me up with by switching to a whole new charge... bastards.

In my interview under caution - which I will get a copy of and post on-line - I said I believed the whole thing was politically motivated (it was Labour councillors who attacked me), clearly the police were part of this politically motivated action, or they would have investigated my complaint...

As I was 'released under investigation' I was banned from communicating with the councillors at risk of 'interfering with witnesses' (a very serious criminal offence), but now I can do what ever I please as a free English man. So suing the arse off the police and council are right up there near the top of my list... But I have to get my details removed from the PNC, local arrest records etc... it the mean time I am bringing hell down on them.


Sunday, 12 November 2017

Three Cards for Remembrance #LestWeForget #RedPoppiesMatter

If you find a use for any of them - put a couple of quid in the next British Legion collection tin you see.




Friday, 10 November 2017

Replace the Bobby on the Beat? Easy! do it privately for 30p per home per day! #Agorism #Shruggers

Ok, its is not really a replacement - because the police have deserted the streets already - is is recreating the Bobby on the Beat - but without the state police being involved.

The withdrawal of the bobby is a nationwide thing, one of the huge examples of its effect is that  London is now more dangerous than New York(!)  [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/20/london-now-dangerous-new-york-crime-stats-suggest/], and as that report notes this is just as UK plod are moving from officer in place towards 'intelligence' led policing, exactly what New York moved away from to bring their huge crime levels massively down to today's levels.

Anyway - agorists don't go begging to the state, because the state is never the solution to anything, and we need to shrug off every influence the state has over us, so...

Drones are are a big thing now - the power, computer control, electronics for video etc are amazing, this particular one is what inspired this post



[https://www.banggood.com/Hubsan-H301S-SPY-HAWK-5_8G-FPV-4CH-RC-Airplane-RTF-With-GPS-Module-p-962832.html?gmcCountry=GB&currency=GBP&createTmp=1&value_ids[]=33&value_ids[]=2481&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_ods&utm_content=heath&utm_campaign=pla-fpv-gb-pc&gclid=Cj0KCQiAlpDQBRDmARIsAAW6-DNuCwjXEW3ws1kD3h6jqL7Z_KtHgA0vIHgbW2imiq4YB9026lwRvEwaAi2wEALw_wcB&ID=42481233&cur_warehouse=CN]

For £260 - a spy in the sky - 1m wingspan, 30-40 minutes flight time, live video feed, and a 1km range(!) with GPS for full telemetrics - location, height, time - and a 'return to base' at the flick of a switch (or if radio contact is lost) and as a lightweight 'powered glider' rather than 'copter even in the most unfortunate circumstances is unlikely to ever inflict any harm in an accident.

A few of these on rotation, could keep a very wide area under surveillance - and the deterrent effect is likely to be huge. They cannot physically intervene but they will have location information and pictures live for live assistance to be deployed -- and should have little problem keeping tabs on any suspect.

How to run such a monitoring service cheaply? Well my initial idea would be to run it as a 'game' subscribers leave 'beacons' around their property, pilots spend their shift flying and finding beacons and get paid for each one they find - a game that pays. And while they are seeking the beacons with the live video feed they will be alert for anything untoward that is happening...

A 40 minute shift, cover an area, clock 8 beacons, get £8 - to have your property included in the service you'd be paying for full time coverage within 1 square km with hourly passes.

Average property = 1000 sq meters = 1000 properties per sq kilometer

So 24hours*60(mins)/40(mins) = 36 shifts * £8 = £288 / 1000 properties = £0.29 per day per property.

So for 30p a day you get 24 hour security surveillance of your property, 100% belonging to you (not state snooping for goodness knows what) with no state intervention, physical crime likely reduced to zero. And you create a load of 'enjoyable' relatively low skill jobs for locals.

Yes this is not really a business plan, there may be better devices, there are some other costs (maybe four drones needed as backup for each patch, how long will they last?), but in principle we can scrap a large part of the police force and do better without them - simply by using tech. The problem with the state/public sector is their vested interest in keeping their hands in you wallet, and never letting go...

Friday, 3 November 2017

Referenda? UK has them all the time - never before reversed or re-run...

I was getting a bit tired of the EU Remainers attack on referenda, they keep pretending that they are very rare and never really return a worthwhile result. This particularly came to a head with the Catelonian independence referenda in Spain. Where the remainers are torn between their public support for 'the people' pronouncements, and their true 'control the people at any cost' core beliefs.

I knew of a few referenda run by the UK government on independence issues - The Falklands, Gibraltar and Scoltand - but thought I'd do a quick check for more... and turned all these up (people would have known about them at the time - but memory quickly fades, thank goodness for the internet!).


To this we must add:

2002 - Gibraltar - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibraltar_sovereignty_referendum,_2002
2013 - Falklands - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands_sovereignty_referendum,_2013

So don't be fooled by the remainers - the UK has honoured every referendum in the past, if brexit is not completed it will be a massive change and betrayal of the British people by the established politicians.

Friday, 27 October 2017

The police are wrong in 60% of 'hate speech' cases, and wrong in 80% of disputed cases.



Just how nasty, evil, authoritarian, overbearing and lazy are police officers when it comes to allegations of 'hate crime'?

Last year arrests for alleged hate speech on social media rocketed to 3,400. Typically these people will have had their phones/tablets/computers seized and withheld for many months, their finger prints and DNA taken and registered on the police national computer and spent time, maybe even a night locked in a cell.

Of these, about 40% were persuaded by the police to confess and were (of course) convicted, of the remaining 60% who disputed the police claims, the police found no grounds to prosecute in 90% of cases -- i.e. the police never had evidence to support the allegation and arrest (despite it all being public on social media!) - so the individuals were wrongly arrested and imprisoned. Of the remainder that actually went to court and were still contested the police failed to make a case 40% of the time.

Arrests 3,400
Prosecutions 1,700 (50%)
Convictions (80% of prosecutions) 1,400
Confessions (75% of convictions) 1,000
Convictions on disputed arrests (conviction - confession) 400

So from a total of 2,400 disputed arrests made by the police 2000 (80%) were baseless - from the total of 3,400 police arrests 2000 (60%)  were baseless.

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Three months on, still arrested, still being investigated for a tweet...

Please join my free speech email list - only together can we protect free speech.
http://radiofreeuk.org/freespeech


**UPDATE**
2nd December 2017 I get a letter saying I have no case to answer, just as I said all along my tweets were 100% legal.

The letter is post marked 1st December, but dated 24th November(!) and Twitter permanently suspended my @pperrin twitter account on the 1st December... what a coincidence? eh?
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OK a quick catch up (from memory, I have all the documents but this is just an overview).

It Starts (Mid/Late June)

1) A local Councillor tweeted about an event they had attended.
2) I tweeted a challenging question.
3) The Councillor didn't answer.
4) A third party chipped in.
5) I tweeted a witty reply regarding the third parties comment.
6) The local Labour party went bat-shit crazy and tweeted a complaint to the police.

The next day
7) Local press call ask me about police investigation.
8) I say the police haven't contacted me so I don't know that there is any investigation.
9) I phone the police and ask if there is an investigation, they say they can find no trace.

The next day
10) A different local press call and ask me about the investigation.
11) I say the police told me they have no record.

The next day
12) The local paper runs a story saying I am being investigated by the police for a hate crime.
13) I phone the police and ask if this is true and whether they identified me to the press
14) The police again say they have no record, but if it is true I will be called in the next few days.
15) I complain to the police (in case they did breach data protection with my identity).
16) I complain to the press complaints (in case the paper have run with out having facts).

The next day
17) I am arrested at home during dinner, my phone and a tablet are taken.
18) I am processed (DNA, fingerprints etc) and thrown in a cell.
19) I am interviewed under caution and questioned about various tweets, I confirm that I wrote them and explained each one.
20) I give a custody officer the passwords for my devices which he takes into evidence with them. (I had been told that I was legally required to do and sending devices to be cracked had a 17 week backlog)

The next day
20) I am 'released under investigation' and told I will get a letter in the post saying if I will be charged or not. I am told not to contact the Councillors.

Two months later(Mid/Late August)

21) I contact the police demanding my phone and tablet back as they have had them for long enough to examine/make copies, and they aren't even relevant as my tweets are all on the twitter servers in the public domain.

A couple of days later
22) A police officer contacts me asking for the passwords for the devices. I try to remember and describe the 'pattern' over the phone as best I can.

Even later
23) I contact them again asking for a reply to my demand for my items back

Later
24) The investigating officer contacts me asking for the passwords and confirms that they have lost the original note of the passwords from evidence.
25) The passwords I give don't seem to work (I may not remember the pattern after so long, or may not describe it well etc...)
26) I am told that if the items are not checked locally they will be sent off for processing. (I had been told there is a 17 week backlog on this).

Three months after my arrest (Late September)

27) I put in an official police complaint about my treatment, I am expecting the case to be dropped, my arrest to be purged, my DNA and fingerprints removed from the police national computer and financial compensation to be paid for the damage this episode has caused me.

A couple of days later
28) Twitter block my main account for a week and say four tweets must be deleted to start the count down - the tweets are two of those that the police questioned me about and two other random ones from about a month ago.

A couple of days later
29) The police contact me saying my complaint has been handed to the local station for local handling.


So now...

My twitter account is unlocked and I await the police response.

The last time I pursued a police complaint, (https://storify.com/pperrin/the-haters-call-themselves-the-anti-haters) after months of work, the officers own force engineered a derailing of the process which stopped the investigating officers completing the complaint - in a move that he himself described as Kafkaesque and unsatisfactory.

In light of my experience of police complaints I am under no illusion that it will change anything within the police force, however I am keen to get the episode expunged from my 'record' and to receive compensation for the damage this almighty police cock up has done to me, my family and business.

I also set up a free speech protection fund email list as I expected to need to get cash at short notice for legal fees - however no lawyer I have contacted will do anything until the investigation is complete so I have not needed to call on the subscribers (of whom there are now quite a few!).

Monday, 24 July 2017

Dont use the hashtag #CounterJihad !!

Ok, why not? Well I used it once, thinking it was original and to refer to responses to Islamic terror attacks in the UK.

However, I learned from the police that this is a hashtag that sets their alarms ringing. When I subsequently researched it, it transpires that counter jihad is a phrase used by some to refer to the 'Pan European White Supremacy Movement'. Oops...

Anyway, why mention it now? Well my investigatuion led onto a group called 'The Identitarians'. Who some consider part of the White Supremicist Counter Jihad movement (admittedly this is by Hope Not Hate who are complete nutters, funded by Soros and run by a lunatic - and behind physical attacks on Nigel Farage and organisers for Black Block the masked loons who riot under the cover of 'counter protest' whenever non-Marxists gather for any kind of event).

Now the Identitarians are newsworthy right now because the Daily Mail's Katie Hopkins and former Rebel Media star (and male attack helicopter) Lauren Southern have been covering their latest exploit.

And that exploit is..  a crowd funded African refugee rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

The Identitarians pitch is as a group interested in maintaining the traditional cultures and diversity of the European nations, and as such they are not happy about mass migration from Africa. They are particularly unhappy about the existing NGO 'rescue' boats picking up boat loads of Africans just off the African coast and them ferrying them all the way from Africa to continental Europe!

The Identitarians declared plan is to offer their own rescue service, picking up ('rescuing') boat loads of Africans just off the African coast and then quickly returning them to the nearest African port. Saving many hours of travel time, so being available for far more rescues and avoiding the mass migration issues that have been plaguing the EU for a very long time now.

The rented ship 'C Star' is getting close to its rescue holding position now, you can track it here!

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/home/shipid:748241/zoom:10.629211189151953

And they tweet here https://twitter.com/DefendEuropeID

Are they good guys? Who can know? But it is unfortunate neither Katie nor Lauren ended up going on board.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

The EU elite and its supporters want to destroy us - know your enemy.

The really important thing to note from this is that has nothing to do with 'The Jews' - while the Count was married to a jewish woman, he was not a jew. He was a semitophile who created this mad plan and convinced Europe's own, native 'elite' to put it into practice. It is our own progressives who support the EU and this mad plan to destroy us who are our enemies.

I didn't know Trotsky was Jewish. It isn't something that would have mattered to me.

Not until I read that a certain notable politician describe jews as a 'master race' who would rule over a continental Europe which had had it's traditional nations and peoples eradicated and replaced by a 'Eurasian-Negroid race of the future, outwardly similar to the ancient Egyptian, [who] will replace the diversity of peoples with a variety of personalities.'.

To support his claim of jews as a master race for Europe he wrote 'Modern Judaism exceeds all other nations in its percentage of great men: scarcely one century after its liberation this small people stands today with Einstein at the forefront of modern science; with Mahler at the forefront of modern music; with Bergson at the forefront of modern philosophy; with Trotsky at the top of modern politics.'.

Who is it? Who wrote this? Some long forgotten loon? Well personally I'd support the tag of loon, but others with huge political power in Europe would disagree...

"In 1922, when this Tokyo-born young aristocrat living in Vienna started to campaign for the European idea, it was just that: an idea. Hapless, it seemed, and utopian. But in the uncertainty of the times, right after the worst war in the history of mankind, the idea struck a chord."

This was said by none other than the President of the European Council (at the time) Herman Van Rompuy in his Acceptance speech at the occasion of the Award of the European Prize Coudenhove-Kalergi 2012 “Peace and the European ideal" - the EU's highest award, in the name of Count Coudenhove-Kalergi. A man who openly called for European people to be reduced to a grey goo of Eurasian-Negroids ruled over by a jewish 'master race'.

One twist to this disgusting plan (conspiracy?) is that the British were never expected to be part of it! The Count saw the British, the English, as too good to be part of his plan - he didn't anticipate the corruption of the UK by our degenerate progressives who welcome being part of his 'mogrelism'.

"The precursor of the planetary man of the future is the Russian Slavic-Tatar-Finnish mongrel of modern Europe; because he, among all the peoples of Europe, is the race of the typical multisoul people with a wide ranging, encompassing soul. His strongest antipode is the insular Briton, the highly bred single minded man whose strength typically lies in the character, in the will - he provides modern Europe with the most closed, perfect type: the Gentleman."

The really important thing to note from this is that has nothing to do with 'The Jews' - while the Count was married to a jewish woman, he was not a jew. He was a semitophile who created this mad plan and convinced Europe's own, native 'elite' to put it into practice. It is our own progressives who support the EU and this mad plan to destroy us who are our enemies.

Hate Crime? How the police and press are lying to you and why...

The authorities, by telling these lies, are themselves likely to be stirring up racial hatred - a crime... What do you think the chance of any prosecutions against the police or press are? Nill? Yes I think so too.

A bloke has a grudge against your church, he publishes messages on facebook genuinely calling for people to join him in killing members of your church and burning down their properties.

A bloke runs a burger van, he takes an order for food from a passing member of the public then insists on discussing divisive political issues, the innocent customer is taken by surprise, but disagrees with the burger man who argues, is rude, refuses to serve the food they have ordered and implies they should leave the area quickly.

Most people would agree that neither of these scenarios is acceptable. The first is very serious the second is less so, but rather thuggish.

Well something similar to both of these scenarios did actually happen. The first resulted in a jail sentence, the second in a fine.

The next bit is why I am blogging this...

The issue behind both of these situations in reality was Islam/Muslims. And in both cases the information given to the public by the police/press has been deliberately misrepresented by them to cause the public to think that it was the individuals thoughts/words that were illegal, not their intentions/actions. These two events would be crimes regardless of who the 'targets' were, but as it was a protected minority they are both called 'hate crime' and this is the headline that is presented.

In the first case the police issued a crowing advert saying the pepetrator was jailed 'for expressing his islamophobic hate online' - clearly a lie, as it was the call to violence that got him jailed, not the specific target of his call to violence.

In the second the headline was 'Burgerman convicted for hateful racist rant', again misleading as it was the threat/intimidation to the customer that got him in to trouble, not the subject of the rant.

The police and media are lying to the public. Their purpose is make people think that the UK has laws that make certain thought and words illegal - so certain views can be silenced even though, in fact, the UK has no such laws.

When these lies are believed one reaction is for the public to comply, and so self censor the free speech they are entitled to as British citizens. A second reaction is to create public resentment towards the authorities and/or the 'protected groups' believing that they are respnsible for taking away a right that many believe is one of the most British if values (free speech) - while it is a complete lie that the right had been taken away.

The authorities, by telling these lies, are themselves likely to be stirring up racial hatred - a crime... What do you think the chance of any prosecutions against the police or press are? Nill? Yes I think so too.

**update October 2017**

While the police have continued their reign of terror against our free speech, with a huge number of arrests, but few justifying prosecution (http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/10/14/british-police-arrest-at-least-3395-people-for-offensive-online-comments-one-year/ and https://www.rt.com/uk/406467-hate-crime-twitter-troll/)

But both the CPS and Met have accepted that they are misleading by back-peddling slightly on one occasion each, the Met admitting that opinion is not abuse.

and the CPS acknowledging that 'hate crime' is not an actual thing.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

A normal, white, christian, A level student can be radicalised at home to be a Jihadi in less than a week?

Farmer's teenage son, 17, 'plotted a London Bridge-style attack at a Justin Bieber concert in Cardiff after being radicalised in less than a WEEK online'

- Police arrested the 17-year-old boy who is accused of planning a terror attack
- The young suspect is from a middle-class, white British and Christian family
- The boy was studying for his A-levels and social media shows him as rugby mad
- Police claim the boy had obtained a knife and a hammer was radicalised online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4676152/Farmer-s-son-Wales-court-Jihad-terror-charges.html

Soz - told best removed as 'sub judice'...

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Old Testament/Jewish Circumcision - Male Genital Mutilation.

I don't care about 'races', as far as I am concerned there is only the human race. However I do care about 'cultures' inherited sets of rules that may arbitrarily define a behaviour for no reason other than historic. Whether the culture is followed citing history, deity or anything else is irrelevant, we may choose to follow traditions, but cannot be bound by ancient phantoms.

I am a libertarian, I want the best for myself and would like that to be available to everyone. Life can involve irreversible choices, so if at all possible they should only be made by the person they impact.

Irreversible non-medical surgery on infants offends me because I would not want it done to me if it could be avoided.

If today in the UK there was a culture that called for the destruction of children's feet I would unreservedly condemn this aspect of it - that this used to be required in the Chinese Imperial Court centuries ago, and has some traditional following to this day would carry no weight with me in the modern UK.

Now onto the meat (no sniggering).

The Old Testament clearly does call on Abraham and his male descendants (natural or purchased(!)) to be circumcised or rejected by the community (I guess this implies Christians too - unless the new testament says something about it - I doubt googling this would get the kind of results wanted!).


Now if this can't be reconciled with modern UK culture it must simply be banned - soz, this is my starting point, the status quo is not acceptable, we recognise this for girls (even if our disgraceful police forces refuse to act on the law they are sworn and employed to enforce).

But if it can be reconciled, maybe that would be better...

Well, we already reject the purchasing of children that this old testament bible passage seems to allow, so there clearly is flexibility. Also it calls on eight day old boys to be circumcised but does not say who by, and suggest no penalty against anyone for not doing so.

So there is no penalty for anyone refusing to perform a circumcision, the only sanction is against an individual who should be 'cut off from his people' if uncircumcised. It is inconceivable that a child should be punished if they are not in a position to make a decision - so the lack of circumcision can surely not mean that a child should be punished or cut off from his people? (We've already ruled out selling them off!).

So if a child is not circumcised there is no punishment or sanction to be imposed on anyone.

However, this would change when the boy comes of age and is then competent to make a decision - in this case, they have the choice as to whether to follow this passage or not. They can freely choose whether to be cut off from their people, or from their foreskin.

Simples.

Just to reiterate, in any case mutilating infants should not be allowed in the UK. I believe there is an acceptable solution in keeping with the old testament, but if that isn't acceptable... tough.

Monday, 3 July 2017

The Three parts of Free Speech.

1) Illegal Free Speech (specific death threats, specific incitement to illegal activity etc)

2) Legal  Free Speech (theatrical exclamations around difficult issues etc)

3) Politically correct bollox.

No one cares about 3, it is meaningless platitudes and drive.

Many people have qualms about 1 'Shouting fire in a crowded theatre' etc.

But 2 is where the real risk to our liberty lies -- those who seek to silence us attack legal free speech, they seek to convince us that it is actually illegal, or that it is so close to illegal it is not safe for us to speak at all. They suspend, investigate and maybe even prosecute - knowing there will be no conviction, no law has been broken, but also knowing that many others will now be worried about similar baseless accusations and will so just keep quiet - their free speech will be chilled.

This is why I am looking to get people together and maybe a fund to help protect those who are in group 2, but are being persecuted anyway, people like myself! Public sector workers (esp teachers etc) who have their valid, legal views silenced from fear of persecution.

If enough of we individual citizens stand up to this then we can beat the bastards!

Show your interest in saving free speech in the UK by join the email list here: http://RadioFreeUK.org/freespeech

Sunday, 2 July 2017

Update on Sussex Police intimidation...

For the avoidance of doubt there is nothing embarrassing on any of my computers. Even if for no other reason than I use them for work and anything may pop up, also I already assume the police track everyone on the internet anyway!


I have been through loads and loads of information, procedures and other stuff and am getting a clearer picture...

The police arrested me at home for the sole purpose of performing a search to enable them to seize my phone/computer without getting a search warrant (which I have no doubt would have been declined).

Their arrival was the first confirmation that they were investigating me - I had phoned them twice over the previous two days asking if there was an investigation (the local press seemed very well informed) and if there was an investigation what I could do to ensure it was completed as quickly as possible (to protect my reputation and business). I would have attended a police station at the drop of a hat to get this matter sorted out.

The arrest was on suspicion of publishing some material on twitter - material they already had full access to - and still do! There has been no request to take the tweets down either to myself or to twitter.  I confirmed that I had written the tweets and explained why I had written them.

Clearly the material was not enough for them to make the bogus charge stick so they wanted to seize my computer equipment in the hope of obtaining something new to prosecute me for - 100% a fishing trip.

Once they find nothing, I am sure they will keep looking to save face.

Unfortunately Sussex Police have a 17 week backlog of mobile phones for processing - so that is the shortest amount of time it will take. But under this new 'Released Under Investigation' brain-dead UK law (thanks idiot Theresa May!) there is no maximum time limit -- at least bail has a 28 day limit on arrest to charge/no-charge!

So they can string this out forever, keeping hold of hundreds of pounds worth of computer equipment (seized without reason, in contravention of their own published policy, and entirely outside their own published process for doing so), equipment that I will soon have to replace at great and unnecessary expense - unless I can get the whole thing thrown out for their abuse of process.

I have started a Free Speech Protection Fund email list - do sign up! It is on mailchimp so you have full control of your details/subscription - the Police and local councils must not be allowed too chill the legal, free speech of the British population.

Free Speech Protection Fund sign up to be kept in the loop! http://radiofreeuk.org/freespeech

For the avoidance of doubt there is nothing embarrassing on any of my computers. If for no other reason than I use them for work and anything may pop up, also I already assume the police track everyone on the internet anyway!

Sunday, 25 June 2017

'Death By Cop' English Style... Unless the public save me...

I was arrested in front of my family taken to a detention centre, my finger, hand and palm prints taken, also my DNA. I was kept in a cell overnight. I am 52 and have never been in trouble with the police before other than traffic offences - although they have been in trouble with me, and have sneaked out of accountability, and clearly now bear a nasty and deep grudge against me. I am a free Englishman, cops must had better things to do.
This on the pretext of a tweet that attacked 'progressives' for not asking questions that we decent folk keep asking them...

Finally - I know what the law and CPS guidelines say - in no way did I come close to committing any criminal offence and I will not have my free speech chilled by the evil forces operating at the top of UK police forces.

Interviews etc freely given (but not to character assassinating progressives).

**edited** in the interest of clarity.

Saturday, 4 March 2017

What is it with #UKIP, Nuttall and his 7,000 veterans sleeping rough? Figures say its closer to 400!

In a recent speech, Paul Nuttall, UKIP leader spoke of 7,000 veterans sleeping rough:
https://alt-politics.com/2017/03/04/nuttall-we-will-stay-strong-and-radical-under-my-leadership/

However, various newspaper reports (like this one)
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/9000-ex-service-personnel-homeless-after-2071049

Say 9,000 are homeless and veterans account for 1 in 10 rough sleepers.

And this report
http://www.homeless.org.uk/facts/homelessness-in-numbers/rough-sleeping/rough-sleeping-our-analysis

says UK only has about 4100 rough sleepers in total so using these figures together, while 9,000 veterans are homeless, only around 410 are actually sleeping rough...

I am sure I have heard Paul Nuttall use this figure before and am sure I have heard it challenged, I wonder why he and his people are still getting it wrong?

Monday, 6 February 2017

Ballot by Bitcoin.

I worked out a system for online e-voting that each voter could verify as correct for themselves.

The biggest flaw with all online voting is that you have to trust the people running the election.

Unless you can verify that only real voters voted, they only voted once and their votes were counted correctly - then your vote is meaningless, even if correctly counted, it is potentially over ruled by other bogus ballots.

My system fixes all these problems - ensuring that tampering cannot go undetected.

However, I worked out a simplified system with some limitation using bitcoin(!), the main limitation of this system is that the organisers can trace how individuals voted, and votes are counted as they are cast, so giving late voters a chance to change their vote based on progress. However using existing bitcoin infrastructure means it can be used immediately and virtually 'for free' - a little 'training' of users is required as using bit coin is a little more complex than making a cross on a piece of paper.

So here goes.

(Note although I say £1 here for convenience, the amount should be a fixed number of satoshi/division of bit coin)

You open the election by depositing £1 per voter into a new bitcoin account, and creating a new account for each candidate. Voters register using whatever method you want to verify their identity, once satisfied you transfer £1 from the election account to a bitcoin account of theirs.

Once registration is complete, voters are free to establish with the organisers that only valid voters have been registered by whatever physical method is agreed.

Voting entails each voter transferring the £1 they received from the election account to the account of the candidate they wish to vote for.

Once voting is closed the, the accounts are verified - only £1's transferred from the election account, to one voters account and then to a candidates account are valid (this is not a difficult program to write, but is not currently available 'off the shelf') - the candidate with the biggest (valid) balance wins.

The vote is entirely public and can be verified by every voter. The account of each voter is only known to the voter and the organisers. No votes can be changed, no vote can be 'lost', any bogus additional votes can be identified and discarded.

As mentioned, the main limitation is that the votes can be counted as they come in which may be used to influence later votes, but if this is an issue the voting period could be short - hours rather than days even.

If these limitations are too bad, then my full blown system would be the answer - it is more private so the names of all voters can be visible so all voters can be sure they are not stooges or fake, and the count is only available to voters at the end, so later votes cannot be influenced by earlier ones.