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Ofcom's new broom Sharon White sweeps into office

Fresh chief will replace Ed Richards in election year
Kelly Fiveash, 16 Dec 10:29

European Commish asks for rivals' moans about Booking.com

It's illegal and anticompetitive for people to know where to get the lowest price
Jennifer Baker, 16 Dec 09:26

Ofcom mulls selling UK govt's IPv4 cache amid IPv6 rollout flak

Comment Strategy picked apart by own expert
Kieren McCarthy, 16 Dec 08:31

Google must free us from 'invisible web of our personal data' – DPA

And NOT using the fine print, say Dutch watchdogs
Jennifer Baker, 15 Dec 17:01

Independent inquiry into British air-traffic-control IT nightmare

Vince Cable accuses NATS of 'skimping' and running 'ancient' systems
Kat Hall, 15 Dec 12:47

NBN Co, Turnbull, issue contradictory broadband speed promises

Announcement of Telstra and Optus deals mentions 'goal' and 'policy to ensure' 25Mbps
Simon Sharwood, 14 Dec 22:30

Iranian CLEAVER hackers may DRAIN energy and defence firms, warn Feds

FBI pins down possible biz targets in secret file – report
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Dec 14:00

Hooker beating: What if you read the Bible AND play GTA5?

QuoTW Plus: 'I'll try not to play Candy Crush in Parliament in future'

EU Google-bashing is making us look really bad, say Google bashers

'There is no vendetta and no bias againt US firms' – ICOMP
Jennifer Baker, 13 Dec 13:21

FCC says taxpayer-bankrolled bumpkin broadband must be at least 10Mbps

Rural internet gets same standards as cityfolk
Shaun Nichols, 13 Dec 01:03

Google says NYET! to Putin, pulls techies out of Russia – report

But Vlad isn’t rubbing us up the wrong way, other sources claim
Iain Thomson, 12 Dec 21:16

What future is there for UK's Care.data info sharing scheme?

Hated by privacy campaigners, in a pilot stage, and now a year late
Kat Hall, 12 Dec 16:24
Rebuilt Bombe Bletchley Park, photo copyrighted mubsta.com

GCHQ releases teen-friendly code-busting app

Cryptology fun for the whole family
Lindsay Dodgson, 12 Dec 13:28

Finland ditches copyright levy on digital kit, pays artists directly

Result? Industry happy, collecting societies fuming
Jennifer Baker, 12 Dec 11:42

Opinion

Internet gossip has NOWT to do with data protection, EU Commish

Comment Justice bod's story shows worrying lack of knowledge

Is EU right to expand 'right to be forgotten' to Google.com?

Worstall on Wednesday The basic idea might be nuts, but the specific point is spot on
Tim Worstall, 03 Dec 09:32
Turnbull with Switkowski in Blacktown

Turnbull should spare us all airline-magazine-grade cloud hype

Box-hugger is not a dirty word, Minister. Box-huggers make the cloud WORK
Simon Sharwood, 26 Nov 21:16

Whistling Google: PLEASE! Brussels can only hurt Europe, not us

+Analysis And Europe's pro-Google. Why should we worry?
Andrew Orlowski, 25 Nov 09:37

News

US Navy's LASER CANNON WARSHIP: USS Ponce sent to Gulf

Pic and video Next job, a way to strap it to sharks
Iain Thomson, 11 Dec 21:43

HE'S DONE IT! Malcolm Turnbull unites left and right with piracy policy

United in HATRED, that is, as both sides of politics label it an internet filter
Simon Sharwood, 11 Dec 21:14

Web daddy Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Back off Putin, I'm no CIA stooge

WWW inventor hits back at Russia's claims 'net was an intelligence plot
Shaun Nichols, 11 Dec 19:56

So, does anyone in UK.gov actually know what G-Cloud is for? Apparently not

Updated Ark backtracks on MoD hosting deal... it's only for, er, 2 years, not 10
Kat Hall, 11 Dec 12:14

GCHQ, police to team up to hunt down child abuse on the darknet

Major crackdown includes new 'self-abuse' grooming laws
John Leyden, 11 Dec 10:58

Car-crash IT: HUGE write-off for Universal Credit - PAC

Just £34m re-usable from £600m. It's not a shambles, insists DWP man
Kat Hall, 11 Dec 09:02

SURPRISE: Oz gov gives itself room to NEVER finish the NBN

But it WILL spend more money on inquiries
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Dec 02:21

Net neutrality: Cisco, Intel, IBM warn FCC NOT to crack down on ISPs

Dozens of IT giants claim Title II will stifle broadband growth
Kieren McCarthy, 10 Dec 19:58

US Congress in cash freeze bid to DERAIL global DNS handover

More bad politics as internet heads in a partisan direction
Kieren McCarthy, 10 Dec 18:54

EU bangs drum over its openness rules – from which it is exempt

I am a private citizen with rights. You are the great unwashed. He is a secretive lobbyist
Jennifer Baker, 10 Dec 17:13

Telstra's NBN boondoggle nearly set in stone: reports

BEELIONS to flow out of the half-bakery
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Dec 23:45
eagle crying

Keep your court orders to YOURSELF – human rights chief slaps US

Microsoft gets backing from Council of Europe watchdog
Jennifer Baker, 09 Dec 19:35
Downing Street road sign

Must diarise: UK.gov Verify ID system will 'definitely' work by 2016

We love the whooshing noise deadlines make as they go by...
Kat Hall, 09 Dec 11:19
Police pursue JCB

EU law bods: New eCall crash system WON'T TRACK YOU. Really

Why don't you trust us? *Cough* BND, GCHQ *cough*
Jennifer Baker, 09 Dec 10:34

Portland lobs fair-trade gluten-free artisan SUEBALL at Uber

City hopes to disrupt disruptive cab-hire app upstart
Shaun Nichols, 09 Dec 03:34