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Ryanair may charge cattle to use the bog

Budget aerial cattle transporter Ryanair may ask the self-loading cargo to pay for a visit to the loo, chief exec Michael O'Leary suggested today. He told the BBC: "One thing we have looked at in the past and are looking at again is the possibility of maybe putting a coin slot on the toilet door so that people might actually …
Lester Haines, 27 Feb 2009
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Ryanair trades blows with 'idiot blogger'

Hats off this fine morning to Ryanair, which last week traded blows with "idiot blogger" Jason Roe and in the process demonstrated exactly how airlines should deal with bothersome self-loading cargo. The whole thing kicked off when Jason posted details of an apparent glitch which allowed him to get Ryanair tickets for nowt. …
Lester Haines, 25 Feb 2009

Ryanair dial into mid-air mobile calls

Ryanair is just weeks away from letting its passengers make in-flight calls using mobile phones. Although the company’s yet to make a formal announcement, a spokesman for OnAir – the firm providing the technology behind Ryanair’s service - told Register Hardware that the operator will initially equip 14 Dublin-based planes …
James Sherwood, 24 Sep 2008
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Ryanair cancels aggregator-booked tickets in escalating scraping war

Ryanair has said that it will no longer honour bookings made through aggregator sites. The Irish budget airline said that cancelling would be quicker and more effective than lawsuits. Ryanair recently sued aggregation company Bravofly in the Irish courts, claiming that its 'screen-scraping', or automatic collection of …
OUT-LAW.COM, 13 Aug 2008
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Ryanair wins German court victory in screen-scraping injunction

Ryanair has claimed a German court victory against a tour company it has accused of screen-scraping its website against its wishes. The airline said that Hamburg Regional Court has awarded it an injunction against Vtours. Screen-scraping is when one company takes information from another's website by automatically filling in …
OUT-LAW.COM, 11 Jul 2008
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Ryanair check-in site exposes data

Ryanair's online check-in service fails to ensure users submit confidential details across a secure connection. As a result, travellers are invited to send confidential data across an unencrypted link. "I checked every step when checking into a recent flight from Luton to Dublin to attend a funeral. At no point is SSL used, …
John Leyden, 24 May 2007
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Defence firm loses domain case against cannabis site

Defence company Lockheed Martin Corporation has lost its attempt to gain control of a web address currently hosting a site devoted to cannabis paraphernalia. The ruling (pdf) on the domain was an appeal from an earlier ruling. The case was heard by one panelist under the dispute resolution process of Nominet, the …
OUT-LAW.COM, 2 May 2007

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