10th February 2002 Archive
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Mystery message blocking
Orange is blocking text messages sent through a UK premium service, citing "security issues". But the British SMS provider appears to have fallen foul of Orange's new allegedly anti-spam policy of charging foreign networks for sending bulk messages. Register readers using a premium SMS service provided by Deltica.com have been …
Business 10 Feb 2002, 23:12
Export Control Bill under fire
Provisions in the UK's Export Control Bill could land cryptographic researchers in jail. That's the warning of Ross Anderson, a lecturer of the University of Cambridge's Computer Laboratory, who warns that the bill, currently before the House of Lords, attacks innovation and academic freedoms. Penalties for breaching 'transfer …
Business 10 Feb 2002, 23:16