Spam, whitelisting and low-flying aircraft

I have a proposition for you.

You see, it’s like this. I’ve recently been forced into exile, but was lucky enough to grab $8,000,000 of my father’s fortune before his regime was toppled. All I need is somewhere to store all this money temporarily before it’s seized by the authorities. Now, if you could just let me have your bank details, your passport, your mother’s maiden name and a $3,000 administration fee, I’ll give you 10%.

Probably.

Well, maybe not. Maybe I’ll just empty your bank account and steal your identity…

No? Are you sure?
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Nine months of hard work on something you’ll hopefully never notice

Simon Austin

In some ways, we’re like the people who keep the lights on or who make sure the supermarkets are stocked with food. We work very hard so that our customers can take the smooth-running of our services for granted. And as long as we do our job well, you’ll never notice the work that goes on behind the scenes to keep our systems as resilient and as reliable as possible.
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