Friday, 13 July 2007

Toxic PCs Clampdown

Lagos Island Waterfront, Nigeria - Buy an 'ard drive, guv?As regular readers will know, Coxsoft Art is opposed to donating our old computers to developing countries, the inhabitants of which are far more clued up on technology - especially Internet fraud - than the average Brit. The Nigerian Mafia are great at ripping us off (CLICK). So here's a welcome news item. The EU has tightened the rules governing shipments of toxic waste. Yes, folks; computers are toxic waste! It is hoped this new inspection regime will "enable officials to identify shipments of old computers - described by exporters as 'second-hand goods' - as illegal waste destined for recycling in China, India or Nigeria".


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