UPDATED: The 9pm Trickle-Down Containers of Hackers and Grief

Emirati multinational logistics company DP World pays tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II with a display of shipping containers at their docks in Southampton. (Photo: Andrew McAlpine/Southern Daily Echo)

As the world, and in particular the UK, emerges from the period of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, regular service is resumed — by which I mean the usual mix of the stupid and the bizarre.

[Update: This episode was edited on 25 September 2022 to reflect developments across the weekend in the Optus data breach story. If you’re after just that update, scroll in to 55m02s.]

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The 9pm Delusion of His Anserine Highness, Princess Timothy of Kew, and Other Observations

Self-described “walking stereotype” and “insufferable constitutional monarchist” Tim Smith MP speaks to the media at Parliament House in Melbourne after he crashed his car while drink driving in October 2021. (Photo: Andrew Henshaw)

The spring series of The 9pm Edict kicks off in a strange week, especially in British politics and the monarchy. This episode is a disjointed set of personal observations and complaints.

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