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Police Out of Control (or Oversight) - Part 7: Six Months After Sirius 'Open Source' Gave the Victims of Its Crimes a Chance to 'Cool Off'

Series parts:

  1. New Series: The End of Sirius Open Source
  2. Sirius Open Source Cannot Retain Staff and Clients (Many of the Remaining Ones Leave the Company)
  3. Police Out of Control (or Oversight) - Part 3: Action Fraud and Reports of Sirius Fraud
  4. Police Out of Control (or Oversight) - Part 4: The Pokémon Village of Sirius 'Open Source' and British Government
  5. Police Out of Control (or Oversight) - Part 5: What's Left of the Company is a Skeleton Crew (While Police is Dragging Its Heels)
  6. Police Out of Control (or Oversight) - Part 6: This Scandal Has Become a Lot Bigger Than Sirius 'Open Source'
  7. YOU ARE HERE ☞ Six Months After Sirius 'Open Source' Gave the Victims of Its Crimes a Chance to 'Cool Off'

Roy's resignation page 1: There is no such thing; Nothing was paid; they had us sign another; a decade out of date; Those terms are clearly applicable only while employed; stuff inapplicable after departure; It is not defamatory if it's true and honest; you are not my boss; The Company does that on its own

Summary: Six months ago Sirius 'Open Source' had the audacity to tell people whom it robbed that they need to "cool off" (no such obligation); imagine a rapist telling the victim to just "chill"; today we revisit the matter

THE departure from Sirius half a year ago was long overdue. The company had done a number of bad things other than the pension fraud (which we didn't know about at the time; there were mere suspicions). At one point I even considered leaving abruptly, seeing how colleagues were being treated/mistreated. One of them got diarrhea from the stress. He was routinely and casually bullied by fake 'managers'. I had enumerated clients I was not happy about and discussed it privately with friends. It's my legal right. I can talk about work (though this was not at all mentioned internally; I had kept these 100% to myself and only Rianne knows the full reasons for disdain because she worked in the same company).

"What was happening to Sirius? As I noted the day I left the company, at one point that year I was even asked to look at server logs for an anti-abortion group."Where does one even start describing what went on in the company? First there's Bill Gates: notorious, corrupt, working in the shadows and perhaps passing a bribe? I never ever had any contact with that (perhaps LDAP) project, but that still reeks/stinks a lot. Why was there an NDA and why would an American approach a British company? The one that employs a Gates critic who is pursing police files about Gates at the time. It's not like Microsoft did not already try this. It tried contacting the same company, explicitly complaining about me. Some other day I'll elaborate some more on that. It's another kind of bullying.

Then we had this public sector client that was also connected to Microsoft; well, they moved from Windows to GNU/Linux but stayed on Azure; thankfully I never even logged in to that crap (but one day they MIGHT ask me, or so I worried, and then what?). For another client there was an Amazon/AWS migration planned (used to be a domestic company doing the hosting); more AWS is not the 'skill' we want to develop, is it? By 2022 there 3 more "problematic" clients: some Army-connected thing (US), a loan shark, a company that employs criminals and us acting as secretaries of theirs, picking up fault reports, not even solving them. What was happening to Sirius? As I noted the day I left the company, at one point that year I was even asked to look at server logs for an anti-abortion group. Was the twice-divorced CEO becoming a misogynist, too?

"It's hard to believe it has been this long, but it took about 3 months just to get to the bottom of the pension fraud (with Standard Life openly admitting it in writing)."The irony is that the CEO kept bragging about me working for the company, using that to recruit people (those people told me that). And after he defrauded me and my colleagues (some of them friends) he had the audacity to assert the victims were in fact the problem.

It's hard to believe it has been this long, but it took about 3 months just to get to the bottom of the pension fraud (with Standard Life openly admitting it in writing). Sure, it's bad publicity for them if it drags on for months and months, but that's not the point. It's just a really slow process and the Sirius scandal will deepen. It will expose and implicate the state, too. Just because Sirius was a contractor and state agencies were "clients" doesn't mean that the state had no responsibilities and obligations. We suppose this is becoming an epic liability scandal and that's why they keep so quiet about it. They hope the victims will just forget about it or "move on" out of sheer desperation.

We have a lot left to say; if it were not for source protection, it would boil over completely by now (but possibly burn some innocent people). We've heard from journalists, ex staff, applicants, clients... they're really unhappy about what's happening in Sirius right now. And just wait, there's lots more to come.

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