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Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection?

Comment EU reckons we've one foot out the door anyway

Russia to SAP, Apple: Hand over source code to prove you're not spies

And they'd get away with it too, if weren't for that meddling Snowden
Simon Sharwood, 31 Jul 07:01

Yes, Australia's government SHOULD store comms metadata

Not because it's a good idea but because it already operates the infrastructure and processes to do it well
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 20:23

Government's 'Google Review' copyright rules become law

Analysis Welcome in a New Era ... of copyright litigation
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Jul 14:26

FTC: We've put '$100 MEEELLION phone bill fee cram scam' on ice

Judge grants order against firms accused of luring people into premium texts subs
Shaun Nichols, 29 Jul 23:31

NBN Co pricing under spotlight

Hated CVC prices could be cut
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Jul 22:46

Senate introduces USA FREEDOM Act to curb NSA spying excesses

Good news if you're an American, less so for everyone else
Iain Thomson, 29 Jul 22:24

Dusty pre-Facebook, pre-Twitter laws will do for social media crimes

Lords say decades-old legislation is 'fit for purpose'

Just TWO climate committee MPs contradict IPCC: The two with SCIENCE degrees

'Greenhouse effect is real, but as for the rest of it ...'
Lewis Page, 29 Jul 11:20
Columns of coins in the cloud

TV rudeboy and Outsourcery boss Linney joins Gov.UK SME panel

How many contracts has your cloudy biz won again? Hello?
Paul Kunert, 29 Jul 09:55
alertme review energy meter monitor

Adam Afriyie MP: Smart meters are NOT so smart

Opinion Mega-costly gas 'n' 'leccy totting-up tech not worth it - Tory MP
Adam Afriyie MP, 29 Jul 08:27

Opinion

Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection?

Comment EU reckons we've one foot out the door anyway
Parliament House Canberra by Flickr user OzMark17 used under CC Share and Share alike licence

Yes, Australia's government SHOULD store comms metadata

Not because it's a good idea but because it already operates the infrastructure and processes to do it well
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 20:23
alertme review energy meter monitor

Adam Afriyie MP: Smart meters are NOT so smart

Opinion Mega-costly gas 'n' 'leccy totting-up tech not worth it - Tory MP
Adam Afriyie MP, 29 Jul 08:27

News

Telcos renew calls to limit metadata retention

ASIO boss “doesn't understand” says iiNet's Dalby
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Jul 04:03

Google Maps community competition falls foul of Indian regulations

Oh look! Such a lovely SECRET MILITARY BASE!
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Jul 02:31

NBN Co adds apartments to FTTP rollout

Commercial trial locations to go live in September
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Jul 22:58

'Blow it up': Plods pop round for chat with Commonwealth Games tweeter

You'd better not be talking about the council's housing plans
Jasper Hamill, 28 Jul 11:36

HP settles suit with popstar Chubby Checker over todger tester app

Reaches deal over eponymous software spat
Team Register, 28 Jul 10:21

Google's Canadian 'memory hole' to continue

Equustek case reaches beyond Canuck borders
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Jul 23:33

ONE EMAIL costs mining company $300 MEEELION

Environmental activist walks free after hoax sent share price over a cliff
Simon Sharwood, 26 Jul 10:03

UK.gov's Open Source switch WON'T get rid of Microsoft, y'know

Analysis What do you mean, we've ditched Redmond in favour of IBM?!
Gavin Clarke, 25 Jul 11:36
The White House according to Google Maps

Apple smacked with privacy sueball over Location Services

Class action launched on behalf of 100 million iPhone owners
Jasper Hamill, 25 Jul 11:18
iPad iBooks app

US judge 'troubled' by Apple's $450m bid to end ebook price-fixing row

Beak questions whether settlement is fair to customers
Burning copyright symbol. Photo by: Martin Fisch http://www.flickr.com/photos/marfis75/ on flickr"

Australia floats website blocks and ISP liability to stop copyright thieves

Big Content could get the right to order ISPs to stop traffic
Simon Sharwood, 25 Jul 07:18
Tor

Putin: Crack Tor for me and I'll make you a MILLIONAIRE

Russian Interior Ministry offers big pile o' roubles for busting pro-privacy browser
Simon Sharwood, 25 Jul 01:58
Malcolm Turnbull

Lower prices are BAD FOR CONSUMERS, says Turnbull

(PS, ACCC, please don't spit in Telstra's soup, okay?)
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Jul 21:48

US Social Security 'wasted $300 million on an IT BOONDOGGLE'

Scrutiny committee bods probe derailed database project
Shaun Nichols, 24 Jul 19:17

Arrr: Freetard-bothering Digital Economy Act tied up, thrown in the hold

Ministry of Fun confirms: Yes, we're busy doing nothing

ICO: It's up to Google the 'POLLUTER' to tidy up 'right to be forgotten' search links

UK watchdog: Rewriting history, airbrushing claims 'absurd'
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Jul 12:23
flag.Scotland

Psst. Hey, Jock. I got £100m for outsourcers here. Fancy a hit?

Scottish government's giant pile'o'dosh quivers as it awaits MSP bidders
Paul Kunert, 24 Jul 09:36