Feeds

Scottish MPs cop an eyeful of Red Hot Wives

Parliamentary porn teaser

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup

Hard working Scottish MPs were over the weekend treated to a bit of light relief when their Holyrood TV system offered ads for porn channels, The Scotsman reports.

In addition to the "range of channels" normally available on the parliament building's 320 monitors, politicos were served up 10 minute teasers and "channel labels" for Red Hot Wives, Playboy TV, and Spice Extreme. Sadly, the outrage seems to have been a sort of televisual tanatalus, because "when viewers scrolled through the list of channels, they appeared as options but could not be accessed".

Engineers were yesterday investigating the "glitch". A Holyrood spokesperson said the channel labels had been "added by mistake to the TV feed and supplier Telewest had been asked to remove them".

As a precaution against political over-stimulation, the TV system was shut down entirely at 9.30pm on Sunday - half-an-hour before the smutfest was due to kick off. ®

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

More from The Register

next story
MEN WANTED to satisfy town full of yearning BRAZILIAN HOTNESS
'Prettier, better organised, more harmonious than if men were in charge'
Cops baffled by riddle of CHICKEN who crossed ROAD
'Officers were unable to determine Chicken's intent'
Yes, but what are your plans if a DRAGON attacks?
Local UK gov outs most ridiculous FoI requests...
Drunkards warned: If you can't walk in a straight line, don't shop online, you fool!
Put it away boys. Cover them up ladies. Your credit cards, we mean
Why your mum was WRONG about whiffy tattooed people
They're a future source of RENEWABLE ENERGY
Murder accused DIDN'T ask Siri 'how to hide my roommate'
US court hears of cached browser image - not actual request
Chomp that sausage: Brits just LOVE scoffing a Full Monty
Sales of traditional brekkie foods soar as hungry folk get their mitts greasy
prev story

Whitepapers

Top 10 endpoint backup mistakes
Avoid the ten endpoint backup mistakes to ensure that your critical corporate data is protected and end user productivity is improved.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Backing up distributed data
Eliminating the redundant use of bandwidth and storage capacity and application consolidation in the modern data center.
The essential guide to IT transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIOs automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.