you just can't make this stuff up
An investigation has been launched after a man convicted of possessing cannabis was fitted with a tracking device attached to his false leg.
Bret Ravenhill, who lost his limb in a motorbike accident in 2003, said a security worker failed to spot his left leg was made of metal and detachable when they attached the tag.
yup, this is what happens when you have someone that isn't getting paid a lot doing a job for someone that is. this is what happens when you do a job that you really could give a crap about. yup, this is what happens in a society that relies more on technology than common sense.
read the whole article at The Mail
oh yeah, and another thing. this i heard on the tube last night. how can you trust a government to run an efficient stimulus package or national health care when they can't even get a bunch american's prepared for the coming digital tv transition. it was supposed to happen on 17FEB09, but because of bungling and mismanagement they've shifted the trasition back until June. after what, a couple of years preparing the public for this move? puh---leeeeese.