Case of the week… not

As hype about the amount of (insurable) losses companies suffered because of overly affectionate emails last week reached fever pitch, the bidding war began on how many years in jail the author of the 'I Love You' computer virus should get. But meanwhile, back in the real world, those responsible for the Paddington rail disaster where 31 people died, learned they were unlikely to face manslaughter charges. Although the inquiry is looking at whether the driver's failure to stop, the signaller's failure to react, or the companies' failure to invest in safety was to blame, the Director of Public Prosecutions, David Calvert-Smith, (left) decided not to prosecute.