Gov to ask how tech giants are harming digital competition
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Policy & legislation

Gov to ask how tech giants are harming digital competition

Panel will ask whether data collection is killing startups, and the effect of AI on price collusion
15 Oct 2018
Father of the web wants to give you back your data
Sir Tim Berners-Lee at conference
data governance

Father of the web wants to give you back your data

Father of the World Wide Web says it has evolved into an "engine of inequality and division"
1 Oct 2018
Gov to review how data can save consumers money in markets
Broadband connection
Policy & legislation

Gov to review how data can save consumers money in markets

Research shows a ‘loyalty penalty’ in markets such as mobile and broadband is costing households £877 per year
28 Sep 2018
GCHQ’s mass data collection breached human rights law
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piracy

GCHQ’s mass data collection breached human rights law

Surveillance methods disclosed by Edward Snowden in 2013 ruled illegal in landmark ruling
13 Sep 2018
Government faces legal challenge over immigrant data rights
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Government faces legal challenge over immigrant data rights

Activist groups accuse the government of creating a ‘two-tier system’ of data rights to the detriment of immigrants
29 Aug 2018
Facebook should be made liable for fake news, MPs say
Policy & legislation

Facebook should be made liable for fake news, MPs say

Wide-reaching report pinpoints the social media company's role in the spread of disinformation and hate speech
30 Jul 2018
NHS seeks private medical data to augment its own records
Data & insights

NHS seeks private medical data to augment its own records

New initiative will merge public and private patient data for the first time
27 Jun 2018
Facebook defends API deals with more than 60 device makers
data protection

Facebook defends API deals with more than 60 device makers

Facebook downplays New York Times report suggesting data-sharing deals breached consent decree with the FTC
4 Jun 2018
Zuckerberg's leadership under fire at shareholder meeting
data breaches

Zuckerberg's leadership under fire at shareholder meeting

Investors blame Cambridge Analytica data scandal on skewed power dynamics
1 Jun 2018
EU sinks UK hopes of role in drafting data laws post-Brexit
Policy & legislation

EU sinks UK hopes of role in drafting data laws post-Brexit

The UK will be relegated to "third country" status, and lose its seat on the European Data Protection Board
30 May 2018
Zuckerberg sails through European Parliament's questioning
data protection

Zuckerberg sails through European Parliament's questioning

Format blamed for allowing Facebook CEO to dodge MEPs' trickiest questions
23 May 2018
Department for Work and Pensions to spend £15m on GDPR
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Department for Work and Pensions to spend £15m on GDPR

DWP defends data protection budget that is 30 times higher than other departments
26 Apr 2018
Microsoft rejects 17% of 23,000 data requests
data governance

Microsoft rejects 17% of 23,000 data requests

Redmond rejected its highest proportion of requests ever
23 Apr 2018
MPs slam NHS Digital for Home Office data-sharing deal
Doctor NHS
data governance

MPs slam NHS Digital for Home Office data-sharing deal

Health committee voices ethical concerns over use of patient data for immigration enforcement
17 Apr 2018
NHS trusts spend £1 million to prepare for GDPR
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

NHS trusts spend £1 million to prepare for GDPR

Healthcare bodies invest in software tools and staff training, FoI reveals
11 Apr 2018
UK citizens enthusiastic about government digital offerings
Government
digital transformation

UK citizens enthusiastic about government digital offerings

But citizens want better online healthcare services
5 Jan 2018
Russia investigates Microsoft for 'antivirus abuse'
antivirus

Russia investigates Microsoft for 'antivirus abuse'

Kaspersky: Windows 10 deletes rivals' antivirus apps and installs Windows Defender
14 Nov 2016
Watch: Now this is how you securely erase data
Security

Watch: Now this is how you securely erase data

Delete your data properly - by smashing your laptop to pieces
4 Nov 2016
This software wants to protect your car from IoT threats
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Security

This software wants to protect your car from IoT threats

Trend Micro and Microsoft aim their sights at connected car hackers
13 Oct 2016
Reduce your printing costs
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Reduce your printing costs

Practical advice on cutting down your print costs, from paper to toner to man hours.
18 Jun 2015
Reddit vows to take down revenge porn posts
data protection

Reddit vows to take down revenge porn posts

Social forum will pull nude pictures if victims say they were posted without consent
25 Feb 2015
What IT security lessons can teenagers teach the enterprise?
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Security

What IT security lessons can teenagers teach the enterprise?

Davey Winder looks a little closer to home to see how the enterprise can learn from his teenage son's approach to security...
19 Jan 2015
Snapchat founder “devastated” at inclusion in Sony hack
data governance

Snapchat founder “devastated” at inclusion in Sony hack

Evan Spiegel tells staff his firm was “violated” when Sony hackers revealed secret acquisitions
18 Dec 2014
A quarter of employees break remote working policies
data security
Security

A quarter of employees break remote working policies

Research by Imation has revealed workers don't secure their devices, despite a large proportion losing their device in public
5 Nov 2014