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Net neutrality fans' joy as '2.3 million email' flood hits US Congress

FCC invites opinions in CSV format, after Slowdown day 'success'
Shaun Nichols, 13 Sep 01:32

Italy's High Court orders HP to refund punter for putting Windows on PC

Top beaks slam bundled OS as 'commercial policy of forced distribution'
Jennifer Baker, 12 Sep 20:03

NORKS ban Wi-Fi and satellite internet at embassies

Crackdown on tardy diplomatic sysadmins providing accidental unfiltered internet access
Simon Sharwood, 12 Sep 02:58

Found inside ISIS terror chap's laptop: CELINE DION tunes

REPORT: Stash of terrorist material found in Syria Dell box
Jasper Hamill, 11 Sep 14:28

Scottish independence: Will it really TEAR the HEART from IT firms?

You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
SA Mathieson, 11 Sep 12:31

ACCC gives thumbs up to TPG's NBN fibre-to-the-basement raids

Junior telco may be forced to wholesale services
Simon Sharwood, 10 Sep 23:53

Smart meters in UK homes will only save folks a lousy £26 a year

Aaaand they'll cost £10.6bn, might be obsolete soon - MPs

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Sep 02:54
Doctor Who meme

BBC Trust candidate defends licence fee, says evaders are CRIMINALS

People genuinely want to pay for us, and want to be forced to
Andrew Orlowski, 09 Sep 16:02
NBN FTTN cabinet

NBN Co correction: We're rubbish at broadband rollout and NEVER improved

No, wait, we mean that we did better work than our brilliant performance in Melton
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Sep 03:46

Opinion

NBN Co Customer premises equipment

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment

Britain's housing crisis: What are we going to do about it?

Worstall @ the Weekend Rent control: Better than bombs at destroying housing
Tim Worstall, 30 Aug 13:45
Taxi Driver

Uber, Lyft and cutting corners: The true face of the Sharing Economy

Analysis Casual labour and tired ideas = not really web-tastic
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Aug 09:09

'Stop dissing Google or quit': OK, I quit, says Code Club co-founder

+Comment And now a message from our sponsors: 'STFU or else'
Andrew Orlowski, 28 Aug 11:58

News

India government: 'net should not be censored

Except, of course, when it should
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Sep 01:58

'Serious flaws in the Vertigan report' says broadband boffin

Report 'fails reality test' , is 'simply wrong' and offers ''convenient' justification for FTTN says Rod Tucker
Simon Sharwood, 07 Sep 23:32

Shitty what? Almost half of MPs have never heard of Tech City

Yep, Blighty Plc is OK, it's alright, everything's fine
Paul Kunert, 05 Sep 15:35

Cyber-hoodlum tripped, fell, landed in Obama's Healthcare.gov server

That's exactly how it happened, honest, says US govt, and no medical records stolen
Iain Thomson, 05 Sep 01:26

Glasshole-in-chief QUITS Google to become CTO of America

President Obama makes robo-cars and techno-specs veep first woman in top US gov role
Shaun Nichols, 04 Sep 19:48

Power station fault cuts electricity, water and internet in Cairo

Reg reader reports staffers sweaty, web-less for 4 hours

NATO nations 'will respond to a Cyber attack on one as though it were on all'

If we agreed it was serious and we knew who did it, anyway
John Leyden, 03 Sep 16:36

Clock's ticking for suppliers who want a piece of hot DWP action

Fancy a slice of this £17.5m pie? Apply within
Paul Kunert, 03 Sep 13:56

Don't buy that phone! It ATTRACTS CRIMINALS, UK.gov will tell people

Well, unless you are a policeman, presumably
Kelly Fiveash, 03 Sep 11:55

NHS supplier Trustmarque seeks backers after accounting change

Rev recognition blamed for 'funding gap' by private equity backer
Paul Kunert, 02 Sep 15:03

Uber alles... nein! Deutschland imposes NATIONWIDE BAN on taxi app

German court outlaws Uber with a temporary injunction
EU Bods look to future of UHF

Steelie Neelie: Enjoy your EXCLUSIVE UHF spectrum in 2020, mobile operators

But you'd better play nicely with broadcasters until then
Jennifer Baker, 01 Sep 15:12
Whale Oil

NZ Justice Minister scalped as hacker leaks emails

Grab your popcorn: Subterfuge and slur disrupts election run up
Darren Pauli, 01 Sep 07:31
Bisley rifle range target. Credit: Darryl Stark

What do you mean, I have to POST a PHYSICAL CHEQUE to get my gun licence?

Stop bitching about firearms fees - we need computerisation
Gareth Corfield, 31 Aug 14:45
Sad Anonymous

GCHQ protesters stick it to British spooks ... by drinking urine

Activists told NOT to snap pics of staff at the concrete doughnut
Team Register, 31 Aug 14:07

Britain's housing crisis: What are we going to do about it?

Worstall @ the Weekend Rent control: Better than bombs at destroying housing
Tim Worstall, 30 Aug 13:45
Photo of the White House at dusk

America's CTO leaving role for Silicon Valley in White House shakeup

Google exec floated as possible replacement for departing tech chief

We need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie

EC moves to shift status quo at Internet Governance Forum
Jennifer Baker, 29 Aug 10:44
Taxi Driver

Uber, Lyft and cutting corners: The true face of the Sharing Economy

Analysis Casual labour and tired ideas = not really web-tastic
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Aug 09:09