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Spooks In Your Inbox

by | 11th, January 2007

War on terror – SMS alert…

FROM tomorrow (Tuesday), MI5 is offering a new service.

MI5 is to send emails alerting the public to the prospect of an imminent terror attack. From tomorrow, the security service’s website will provide a free registration service for those wanting the latest information about the threat level.

Subscribers entering their email address will receive a message with the words ”MI5 news update” whenever there is a change on the website.

I hate to be a party pooper but I already have a service in place which alerts me to any changes in the terror threat level. I call it “the news”. And the great thing is, anyone with an internet connection, a TV or a radio can already access this extraordinarily useful service.

It’s a wonder MI5 didn’t know that. I might email them. They’ll already have spent the money now and have gone to all that effort at what must be a very busy time but at least they’ll know for the next time.
Dear Spooks,

I am writing to direct your attention to a service you may not have heard of. It’s called the BBC

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