Another reason to have two Twitter accounts - one that tracks you, and one that launches a decoy for the criminals. The problem is deciding which one should die...

It’s always a bad idea to let people on the net know your current whereabouts. Just plain stupid really. When will people stop giving Twitter or Facebook or Google all of their precious info? Probably never. Most people don’t seem to give any thought to their privacy and how it is being raped by the internet.

DJ Ironik was an anti-knife campaigner.

Twitter muggers stab rap star in buttock

The British rap star DJ Ironik was in hospital last night after being stabbed in the left buttock by robbers who had tracked him by Twitter.

DJ Ironik was mugged outside his home in North London at 3am Saturday as he returned from a gig in Southend.