Oh dear (or, "15 Minutes of Fame" goes horribly wrong)

by Diane Duane

For the guy involved, anyway.

“Guy Goma became an overnight sensation … when he was mistaken by a BBC News 24 producer for Guy Kewney, who was supposed to be interviewed about a court case involving Apple Computer and the Beatles Apple Corps Ltd,” reports UPI.

It was wonderfully entertaining, but who thought about the UK’s Immigration Service, which seems to make a habit of looking up the credentials of people who appear on TV. According to UPI, Goma overstayed his tourist visa and may now be deported….

Ouch. (Via Guardian Techblog)

[tags]Guy Kewney, Guy Goma, Apple Computer, Apple Corps[/tags]

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