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Doctors urged to adopt default opt-out approach to care.data scheme

ICO: It would be perfectly legal to do so
OUT-LAW.COM, 27 Oct 09:37

US court SHUTS DOWN 'scammers posing as Microsoft, Facebook support staff'

Netizens allegedly duped into paying for bogus tech advice
Kelly Fiveash, 26 Oct 17:26

'It's NOT a fishing expedition', say police over random spot checks on gun owners

Downrange Plus: More Op Solitaire material comes out
Gareth Corfield, 26 Oct 11:00

UK.gov pushes for SWIFT ACTION against nuisance calls, threatens £500k fines

DCMS seeks lowering of legal threshold to fight rogue firms
Kelly Fiveash, 25 Oct 10:30

32,000 Hungarians plan to take to the streets for 'internet tax' protest

New law proposes taxing every gigabyte in the land
Jennifer Baker, 24 Oct 16:01

Whisper. Explain this 'questionable' behavior – senior US senator

Jay Rockefeller demands briefing with not-so-anonymous app maker
Kieren McCarthy, 24 Oct 00:31

France to draft blacklist banning alleged piracy websites – what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

La censure! Le bord mince de la cale de fromage, mes amis!
Jennifer Baker, 23 Oct 18:53

Microsoft EU warns: If you have ties to the US, Feds can get your data

European corps can't afford to get complacent while American Big Biz battles Uncle Sam
Jennifer Baker, 23 Oct 06:32

Whistleblower behind PM's daughter scholarship leak must wait for fate

Magistrate says she needs about five weeks to consider the case
Darren Pauli, 23 Oct 02:41

Warning to those who covet the data of Internet of Precious Things

There's nothing for you here: it's personal data – watchdogs
OUT-LAW.COM, 22 Oct 10:07

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
Lyft cars

San Franciscans: Lyft and UberX want to take you to the airport

If your driver doesn't pull you out of the car and smash your phone first, that is
Shaun Nichols, 22 Oct 01:44
Houses of Parliament at night-time

Lords take revenge on REVENGE PORN publishers

Jilted Johns and Jennies with busy fingers face two years inside
Airware video

ICO warns UK broadcasters over filming using drones

Must comply with data protection rules, m'kay?
OUT-LAW.COM, 21 Oct 08:02


Inside the EYE of the TORnado: From Navy spooks to Silk Road

Comment It's hard enough to peel the onion, are you hard enough to eat the core?

Diablo boss on chipsets, ULLtraDIMM and the Netlist fracas

Opinion/Interview Badalone won't back down
Trevor Pott, 27 Oct 10:44
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


Voteware source code seeker found not to be vexatious

Hobart lawyer wins next round in EasyCount code battle
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Oct 23:19

ISPs handbagged: BLOCK knock-off sites, rules beak

Historic trademark victory, but sunset clause applies to future blocks
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Oct 16:12

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

Are you a gun owner? Let us in OR ELSE, say Blighty's top cops

Downrange Populist campaign goes off at half cock
Gareth Corfield, 19 Oct 13:30

'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

SCREW YOU, EU: BBC rolls out Right To Remember as Google deletes links

Not even Google can withstand the power of Auntie
Jasper Hamill, 17 Oct 15:57

French 'terror law' declares WAR on the INTERNET itself, say digi-rights folks

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité: Two out of three ain't bad
Jennifer Baker, 17 Oct 14:02

'Dancing Jesus' file-sharer found guilty

'Trix' unmasked as Leicestershire man
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Oct 10:34

WikiLeaks reveals new draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership

+Comment Secret treaty getting nastier on copyright and related matters
Simon Sharwood, 17 Oct 07:04

Solaris fix-it firm offers free BASH patch for legacy Oracle kit

Sets up camp on moral high ground as lawsuit rages on
Gavin Clarke, 16 Oct 11:13

Right To Be Forgotten in the US: Americans wanna be like EU-oo-oo, says watchdog

Why can't you forget about us Yanks as well, Google asked
Jennifer Baker, 15 Oct 12:42
Ross Ulbricht

Judge nukes Ulbricht's complaint about WARRANTLESS FBI Silk Road server raid

Forrest sides with prosecutors, says search was legal
Shaun Nichols, 11 Oct 00:42
Privacy image

Europe mulls weaker 'right to be forgotten' Google rule

Could cut out heart out of Data Protection Regulation
Jennifer Baker, 10 Oct 17:27
Spying image

Wide-ranging UK DATA SHARING moves one step closer

Comment Report shelved as government looks for quick fix
Slide from Oracle's 2012 case against Google using Java

Google hauls Java-on-Android spat into US Supreme Court

If at first you partially succeed, try, try again
Gold Hat stinking badges

Hey, non-US websites – FBI don't have to show you any stinkin' warrant

Prosecutors in Silk Road raid trial: If you're outside the US, you're fair game for hacking
Neil McAllister, 08 Oct 19:34

Google in 'right to be forgotten' snub probe: Ireland tackles moans

US giant refused to scrub links to our past, complainers tell privacy watchdog
Jennifer Baker, 08 Oct 18:16

Twitter sues US government for right to disclose NOTHING

Avian network wants to report snooping requests that haven't happened
Simon Sharwood, 08 Oct 06:32