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Australia to 'relieve' telcos of need to disclose intercepts

Updated Administrivia-reduction measure said to have no consumer benefit
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Oct 21:14

Chinese hackers slurp iCloud passwords, Apple's CEO jumps into his jet for China

Beijing wants answers from Tim 'Demon Headmaster' Cook
Jasper Hamill, 22 Oct 16:01

Look out, it's 'H' from Brussels: New Euro digi-czars take post

Who are they and what will they be doing? We take a look
Jennifer Baker, 22 Oct 12:03

Computer misuse: Brits could face LIFE IN PRISON for serious hacking offences

Vague wording leads to legal uncertainty, says JCHR
Kelly Fiveash, 22 Oct 08:02

Telstra ambit claim gets ACCC pushback

Tell 'em they're DREAMING, son
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Oct 01:14

Innovation agenda's code for kids plan still a work in progress

Australia to spend AU$3.5m helping teachers to help kids think like computers
Simon Sharwood, 21 Oct 22:44

Who will be Europe's privacy champion? Oh, go on then, Mr Deputy

Assistant chief becomes the boss. And it took EU HOW LONG to decide that?
Jennifer Baker, 21 Oct 19:15

Edward who? GCHQ boss dodges Snowden topic during last speech

UK spies would rather 'walk' than do 'mass surveillance'
John Leyden, 21 Oct 15:32

Lords take revenge on REVENGE PORN publishers

Jilted Johns and Jennies with busy fingers face two years inside
eyeofSauron

Senators plot metadata pushback as requests keep expanding

ACMA report reveals vast scale of access by agencies
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Oct 23:14
Australia.gov.au beta

Australia puts itself back into Beta

Our land is girt by CSS borrowed from the motherland
Simon Sharwood, 20 Oct 21:46

China is ALREADY spying on Apple iCloud users, claims watchdog

Attack harvests users' info at iPhone 6 launch
Iain Thomson, 20 Oct 20:55

Opinion

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

Battle of Ideas Compulsory code schools, luvvies love it, but what about Maths and Physics?
Sportsman with moderated rifle in snow. Pic: Juha Perovuo

Police stats inflate the number of guns actually stolen in Blighty

Analysis Guns, or objects licensed as guns? Big difference between the two
Gareth Corfield, 20 Oct 10:03

Martha Lane Fox: YEUCH! The Internet is MADE by MEN?!?

Comment Sisters, overthrow the phallic patriarchy of the packet
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Oct 16:26

News

China gets free pass from EU commish as telco probe dropped

I'm scratching your back, Gao, now how about it for our guys?
Jennifer Baker, 20 Oct 13:58

Ex-US Navy fighter pilot MIT prof: Drones beat humans - I should know

'Missy' Cummings on UAVs, smartcars and dying from boredom

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

EU digi tzar: 'I like the nickname STEELIE NEELIE. Yeah, why not'

Regrets, I've had a few ... says outgoing commish
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Oct 11:48

Police stats inflate the number of guns actually stolen in Blighty

Analysis Guns, or objects licensed as guns? Big difference between the two
Gareth Corfield, 20 Oct 10:03

Oz privacy comish says breaches could double this year

Åustralian outfits have already 'fessed up to sixty breaches since March 2014
Darren Pauli, 20 Oct 05:14

'Cowardly, venomous trolls' threatened with TWO-YEAR sentences for menacing posts

UK government: 'Taking a stand against a baying cyber-mob'
Kelly Fiveash, 19 Oct 13:00

Happiness economics is bollocks. Oh, UK.gov just adopted it? Er ...

Worstall @ the Weekend Opportunity doesn't knock; it costs us instead
Tim Worstall, 19 Oct 10:00

FCC looks to boost next-gen wireless networks with 24GHz study

Watchdog examines plans to add new spectrum room
Shaun Nichols, 18 Oct 02:02

America's super-secret X-37B plane returns to Earth after nearly TWO YEARS aloft

674 days in space for US Air Force's mystery orbital vehicle
Iain Thomson, 18 Oct 00:21
Abbott and Costello dressed as policemen

Australian spookhaus busted for warrantless tap of own phones

Stop laughing: it also messed up civilian telecoms intercepts and is about to get more powers
Simon Sharwood, 17 Oct 02:04

Data cops in charge of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google get a new office

But HQ remains next to corner store in the middle of Irish nowhere
Jennifer Baker, 16 Oct 16:31
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Euro Commission drags Belgium to court over telco regulator's independence

Ministerial veto must be, er, vetoed, Eurocrats demand
Jennifer Baker, 16 Oct 10:37
ITU Secretary General Hamadoun Toure

Arab States make play for greater government control of the internet

Nerds told to get lost in last-minute power grab bid at UN meeting
Kieren McCarthy, 16 Oct 01:26

Martha Lane Fox: YEUCH! The Internet is MADE by MEN?!?

Comment Sisters, overthrow the phallic patriarchy of the packet
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Oct 16:26

New EU digi tsar survives Twitter grillling

Ansip takes questions of 140 chars or less
Double Facepalm; when one facepalm is not enough.

Don't bother telling people if you lose their data, say Euro bods

Analysis You read that right – with the proviso that it's encrypted
OUT-LAW.COM, 15 Oct 11:14
Thomas Schneider, new GAC chair

World govts elect Swiss big cheese as their new ICANN point man

'I'll support and strengthen minorities' he said in a brie-fing
Kieren McCarthy, 15 Oct 00:05