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First Congress, now top govt watchdog digs into ICANN's internet grab

We reveal the key questions US auditors are asking over IANA takeover
Kieren McCarthy, 20 Nov 21:47

Euro digi chief 'H-dot' #twitterfail: 'My favourite app is the weather app'

Oettinger's attempt to follow Ansip goes titsup
Jennifer Baker, 20 Nov 16:59

Be real, Apple: In-app goodie grab games AREN'T FREE – EU

Cupertino stands down after Euro legal threats
Jennifer Baker, 20 Nov 15:03

After USA FREEDOM Act's failure, what's next for mass surveillance?

Analysis Patriot Act foes could be in for a disappointment
Iain Thomson, 20 Nov 13:20

You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES

We don't even know where some of them ARE – Maude
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 11:02

What a Mesa: Apple vows to re-use titsup GT sapphire glass plant

Commits to American manufacturing ... of secret tech
Jasper Hamill, 19 Nov 13:35

New Euro digi tsar 'H-dot' Oettinger to host sort-of-live Twitter chat

Send your burning questions to, er, the German Press Agency
Jennifer Baker, 19 Nov 09:36

Quebec's latest bid to break away from Canada HALTED by a single dot

Regardez ce projet de loi! Nous nous rendons!
Kieren McCarthy, 19 Nov 05:29

NSA mass spying reform KILLED by US Senators

Democrats needed just TWO more votes to keep alive bill reining in some surveillance
Iain Thomson, 19 Nov 02:30
Airware video

ATTACK OF THE DRONES: ‘Nefarious’ private use rising, says top Blighty copper

Met big boy admits most info on the subject comes from 'net

Opinion

Sydney Opera House Hackathon logo

Australia's going to need a standalone metadata retention bureau

Retained metadata is too valuable to be left to ISPs and carriers
Simon Sharwood, 03 Nov 21:15

The 'fun-nification' of computer education – good idea?

Battle of Ideas Compulsory code schools, luvvies love it, but what about Maths and Physics?
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Oct 11:59

News

UK urged to stop bigging up startups, feed 'growing' firms

TechCity? PLEASE. Fast-growing science-based firms all outside London
Kat Hall, 18 Nov 09:03

'Pirate block' proposal back on Oz agenda

Because it works so well everywhere else
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Nov 04:02

Big shadowy orgs should stop scooping up everyone's personal info – say Google, Facebook

Tech titans want freedom to record your lives on hard drives
Neil McAllister, 18 Nov 02:01

You know those WEIRD glass sheds in New York? They'll be replaced with Gbps WiFi

Pay-phones to be torn up and replaced with superhotspots
Shaun Nichols, 17 Nov 23:55

NBN Co screws lid on FTTP coffin

Copper and HFC dominate in new corporate plan
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Nov 23:02

FCC: Gonna need y'all to cough up $1.5bn to put broadband in schools

Kids need more fiber, says Wheeler, and you'll pay for it
Shaun Nichols, 17 Nov 22:20

Are MPs smarter than 5-year-olds? We'll soon find out at coding school – Berners-Lee

Web daddy in near-impossible politician-upgrade challenge
Kat Hall, 17 Nov 12:28

World leaders rubber-stamp tax recoup effort at G20 gabfest

Automatic electronic exchange of tax data is coming
Simon Sharwood, 16 Nov 23:03

FTC to Apple: Turn your head and cough while we feel for balls-up with HealthKit privacy

Wouldn't want hackers to know you're piling on pounds, right?
Shaun Nichols, 14 Nov 22:50

Oi, Europe! Tell US feds to GTFO of our servers, say Microsoft and pals

By writing a really angry letter about how it's harming our cloud business, ta
Jennifer Baker, 14 Nov 21:23

'You village peasants: Do you want broadband? Then give up your freedom'

H-dot Oettinger issues his first digi-czar communique
Jennifer Baker, 14 Nov 15:36

Exit the dragon: US govt blows $325m on China-beating 300PFLOPS monster computer

Vid Nvidia, IBM to kit out labs with world's fastest super
Chris Williams, 14 Nov 15:13
David Cameron, UK prime minister

UK PM Cameron says Internet must not 'be an ungoverned space'

Calls for extremist material to be taken offline to halt 'extremist narrative' fuelling terror
Simon Sharwood, 14 Nov 05:55

US Marshals commit DIRTBOX INTRUSION on Americans, says report

Mobe-tracking planes deployed across country
Iain Thomson, 14 Nov 03:33
City Lifeline cable guys get busy outside

'Net Neut' activists: Are you just POSEURS, or do you want to Get Something Done?

Analysis You'll have to go to the Hill, so deal with it
Andrew Orlowski, 13 Nov 10:01
secondary age school kids outside NBN truck

NBN 'working' on pay-for-fibre-to-your-premises product

New multi-technology principles mean if you're not getting FTTP now, paying's the only option
Simon Sharwood, 13 Nov 04:43