Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
Simon Bisson

Someone's stolen Peter Gabriel's web servers

According to El Reg, the servers have been stolen from the data centre where they've been running both his and the WOMAD sites...

Maybe someone was listening to this song as they walked off with the hardware...
I know something about opening windows and doors
I know how to move quietly to creep across creaky wooden floors
I know where to find precious things in all your cupboards and drawers
Slipping the clippers
Slipping the clippers through the telephone wires
The sense of isolation inspires
Inspires me
I like to feel the suspense when I'm certain you know I am there
I like you lying awake, your baited breath charging the air
I like the touch and the smell of all the pretty dresses you wear
Intruders happy in the dark
Intruder come
Intruder come and leave his mark, leave his mark
Still, the site is slowly coming back - so score one for data recovery.

Oddly Gabriel is keynoting at's European DreamForce event in London this week. I don't think this makes him quite the poster boy for SaaS!
Tags: crime, music, servers
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