It was another classic Jeremy Clarkson moment.
CD’s of data are disappearing all over Britain (Okay, maybe not.. but a good few have gone missing thanks to the UK Government), and they’re full of private financial data.
So there’s a massive buzz of privacy groups going on about mass identity theft, etc etc.
Clarkson, understandably, got a little bit pissed off over all the noise that was being generated by it, so he published his personal banking details in his column of the Sunday Times. He called the whole lot a “storm in a teacup”.
Someone set up a Direct Debit on his account, every month, for the value of £500. A donation to the British Diabetic Association.