If we lived under a totalitarian regime, Covid guidelines would be taken by a few bureaucrats in isolation and the population would be forced to follow the rules. If we lived in an anarchy, we would theoretically do whatever we wanted, but, in reality, this type of society benefits the…


Financial regulators need to improve how they handle topics raised by the general public against institutions they are expected to regulate. Their role shouldn’t be seen as simply transposing documents from the EU inbox to the Maltese outbox.

As a regulator they need to be able to take a harsh…


Dan l-artikolu jiddiskuti l-liġijiet tal-kera inġusti. Biex tiffamiljarizza ruħek mas-suġġett u tifhem kif grupp ta’ ċittadini qed jiġu immirati b’mod inġust mill-Gvern ta’ Malta, żuru l-paġna https://www.alanbonnici.com/2021/06/il-ligi-ingusta-tal-kera-fmalta.html.

Fil-5 ta’ Ġunju l-Ministru għall-Akkomodazzjoni Soċjali, Roderick Galdes, ftaħar li mill-2017 sa dak inhar in-numru ta’ nies fuq talba ghal Akkomodazjoni Soċjali naqas…


This article discusses the unfair rent laws. To familiarize yourself with the topic and understand how a group of citizens are being unfairly targeted by the Government of Malta head over to https://www.alanbonnici.com/2021/06/maltas-unjust-rent-laws.html

Source: Photo: DOI

On the 5th of June, Social Housing Minister Roderick Galdes proudly reported that since 2017 the number…


Il-Gvern tar-Repubblika ta’ Malta, stat membru tal-Unjoni Ewropea, qed jikser id-drittijiet ta’ grupp żghir ta ‘ ċittadini billi jġegħelhom jikru l-proprjetajiet taghħom b ‘ rati ferm aktar baxxi minn dak li ċittadini oħra qegħdin jaqilgħu fis-suq. Il-Qorti Ewropea fil-Kaz ta’ Buttigieg et vs Malta; Applikazzjoni Nru 22456/15 (http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-188275) …


The Government of the Republic of Malta, a member state of the European Union, is unfairly targeting a small group of citizens by forcing them to rent out their properties at below market rates. Below is the opinion of the European Court in the Case of Buttigieg and Others v…


This article is a revision of Understanding PowerShell’s ExecutionPolicy and Scope functionality — Unblock-File approach. In this article additional code and other commands are explored

If you get the error below when you attempt to run a PowerShell script it is because PowerShell has a safety feature that is preventing your scripts from running

At https://www.alanbonnici.com/2021/04/understanding-powershells.html is an article that explains how to manage PowerShell’s ExecutionPolicy functionality using the Set-Execution cmdlet.


If you get the error below when you attempt to run a PowerShell script it is because PowerShell has a safety feature that is preventing your scripts from running

At https://www.alanbonnici.com/2021/04/understanding-powershells.html is an article that explains how to manage PowerShell’s ExecutionPolicy functionality using the Set-Execution cmdlet.


Windows started life as a text-based OS that had graphical elements bundled on top. Today most of the interaction with the OS is done through the graphical interface although the underlying text-based interface still exists and is important to reach certain nooks and crannies that are not exposed graphically.

The…


What is Watch-Win32_UPS

Watch-Win32_UPS is a utility written in PowerShell (v 7.1) that taps into the Windows Win32_Battery class in order to provide the following functions:

  • Email alerts
  • Logging functions
  • Action script

Watch-Win32_UPS monitors the battery state, the percentage capacity and the estimated run time remaining (in minutes). …

Chris A. Bonnici

30+ years' experience in the field of IT in the Financial (Insurance / Banking), Services and Education industries.

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