Why restricting porn access opens door to spying

Analysis & Insight 17 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Tories' election pledge to introduce age restrictions is more worrying than it appears


Fancy an insecure cookie? 99 percent of FTSE 100 do

News 13 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Warning: Your browser data could be up for grabs


Lib Dems promise Digital Bill of Rights if elected

News 13 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Party vows to protect cyber security and promises prison time for data thieves

Would you pay to protect your data online?

News 9 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

ICO says firms must protect user data, but people are worried about how secure their information is

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Facebook hit by class action lawsuit focused on data privacy

News 9 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Court case starts today to decide whether the social network is guilty of breaking EU law

Martha Lane Fox: Internet needs body to resolve privacy fears

News 24 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Digital entrepreneur tells Radio Times about tech sexism and why the web needs our help

Data protection

ICO says businesses must advise consumers of data usage

News 19 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Majority of people are concerned about how their data is used or sold to external companies


Facebook reveals latest government data request figures

News 17 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Social network sees rise in content restriction as it updates community standards policy

Facebook key

Facebook's shiny new analysis tool lets marketers dive into customer data

News 11 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Facebook's partnership with DataSift will help businesses gain better insights into their customers

Biometric data use 'needs public debate'

News 9 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Commons committee says police treatment of biometric data is worrying

European Commission

EU data protection reform draft “an empty shell”

News 4 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Privacy groups warn the European Council is undermining new data protection laws

Reddit vows to take down revenge porn posts

News 25 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Social forum will pull nude pictures if victims say they were posted without consent

Home Office publishes hacking guidelines for spooks

News 10 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

MI5 and MI6’s hacking practices made public as government opens consultation on spying

New European data protection laws due in 2015

News 28 Jan, 2015 Joe Curtis

European Commission sets deadline for data protection legislation reform

Data breach

ICO warns of surge in UK healthcare data breaches

News 5 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Healthcare data leaks double since 2013, finds watchdog

Facebook privacy

Facebook user data requests rise by 24 per cent

News 5 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Government requests for Facebook user data has risen by almost a quarter in first half of 2014

Doctor NHS

NHS England names pilot programme areas

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Controversial data sharing programme to go ahead despite fears

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Troy Hunt and

Analysis & Insight 17 Sep, 2014 Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy has found a tech hero of late, in the form of Troy Hunt, the guy behind

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO takes shots at Facebook & Google over data collection

News 16 Sep, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Apple's business is about selling products, not collecting info, says Tim Cook

Illegal download

Police arrest man over illegal sports streaming website

News 3 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Manchester man nabbed by Intellectual Property Crime unit