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German telecoms firm slapped with €10m GDPR fine

People could access sensitive customer data in some cases by only providing a name and date of birth
12 Dec 2019
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Boris Johnson commits to UK tech tax despite US pressure

Trump warned this week that 100% tariffs would be slapped on French goods if its own tax plans went ahead
4 Dec 2019
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Our 5-minute guide to Managed File Transfer

The ins and outs of MFT: What it is and why it surpasses the competition
1 Nov 2019
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Adobe shuts down service to Venezuela

Adobe stops servicing Venezuela in compliance with Trump’s executive order
9 Oct 2019
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Google refuses to pay publishers amid copyright reform

Google's actions could effectively nullify the intentions of the controversial EU copyright reform
26 Sep 2019
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What is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)?

Who is the Information Commissioner, what powers do they have, and how will the ICO enforce GDPR?
5 Sep 2019
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GDPR fines: How high are they, and how can you avoid them?

A look at the various reasons why a company may find itself facing regulatory action
12 Aug 2019
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Huge fines headed for tech giants that host harmful content

New powers will allow Ofcom to fine companies up to 5% of their revenues
12 Aug 2019
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Britain harvests data from EU criminal database

In a potentially illegal act, the UK pre-empts losing access to a core EU database used for crime-fighting
29 Jul 2019
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EU plotting to overhaul rules governing tech giants

The latest crackdown against harmful content may take a more centralised shape
24 Jul 2019
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Microsoft fined $25 million after Hungary misdealings

The three-year operation saw ill-gotten profits used for bribes to government officials
23 Jul 2019
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What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
19 Jul 2019
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ICO neuters UK police use of facial recognition technology

Forces must assess data protection risks and eradicate racial bias from the software or face GDPR action
9 Jul 2019
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Tory leadership race: Where each candidate stands on UK tech

Top Tories are battling it out to be the country's next leader. But how do they stack up on issues from tech regulation to R&D investment?
14 Jun 2019
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Build a data governance strategy for the new digital era

Data is becoming an organisation’s most strategic asset
31 May 2019
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GDPR is shaping the role of privacy in brand survival

Despite big fines levied, Citrix’s privacy chief says we still don’t have a sense of what enforcement will look like
24 May 2019
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What is Article 13 and Article 11?

Article 13 wins the approval of 19 EU member states
16 Apr 2019
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Google hit with €1.49bn fine for antitrust violations

European Competition Commissioner says Google abused its market dominance with restrictions on its AdSense platform
20 Mar 2019
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Vote Leave fined £40,000 for unlawful text messages

It's the latest fine in a string of penalties for unlawful political advertising
20 Mar 2019
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Facebook is subject to 10 major GDPR investigations

The Irish data regulator is also probing Apple, Twitter and LinkedIn for alleged data protection violations
28 Feb 2019
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GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?

Make sure your organisation is GDPR-compliant now the 25 May deadline has passed
12 Feb 2019
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"Backroom" data-sharing leading to UK human rights abuses

Human rights group blasts "backroom" data-sharing between public services and Home Office for immigration control
5 Dec 2018
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Gov announces Digital Services Tax to hit tech giants

Revenue-based tax to hit tech giants as government announces more funding for AI, quantum computing, and digital transformation
30 Oct 2018