Guido thinks this might be a one-pipe problem. Iain Dale’s blog was blogjacked Friday afternoon by an unkown hacker, who Iain assumes to be based not a million miles from his LibDem opponents. Let us examine the evidence :-
It was a well written parody.
It begins “Poisson Rouge”, though this clue is possibly a “red herring”.
It also gently mocked the LibDems.
Iain logged into his blog at the offices of the Eastern Daily Press in Cromer, North Norfolk at 12.30 on Friday to show a local journalist how easy it was to blog. He keyed in his username and password on their office computer.
A few hours later the blog was mysteriously hacked by a well informed writer.
UPDATE: The plot thickens. “While I appreciate Guido’s efforts to help me track down my hacker I have absolutely no doubt that there is no Eastern Daily Press link. The fact that I logged into my Blog on one of their computers shortly before the hacking is an unfortunate coincidence.” Iain Dale.
“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”