Had occasion to visit a building containing a Court today (nothing nasty!). As we walked into the unmanned Reception area we had plenty of time to
So we walked with our three cameras and two functioning phones past the notice that said No Mobile Phones and headed up the stairs, where we were passed by a lawyer-sounding person talking on a mobile phone.
After the business was finished, we went for a quick lunch, during which I read an article in the paper about protecting the interests of the Olympic sponsors. This apparently includes prohibiting the sale of chips from all Olympic venues apart from MacDonalds, making sure pub blackboards advertising live coverage don't mention any brands of beer, and banning use of such esoteric and specialised terms as "Summer", "Games", and "2012". Not much need for the first, admittedly, but even so.
ETA: OH said afterwards that he didn't think the little scanner jobby was actually working - he'd forgotten to take his keys out of his pocket and it didn't beep at all!