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Iran shuts down the internet to clamp down on fuel price protests

Unprecedented network blackout approaches three days as citizens revolt against fuel hike
19 Nov 2019
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Apple co-founder Wozniak echoes sexist Apple Card allegation

Consumers claim Apple credit limits are ten times larger for men
11 Nov 2019
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Building a modern information governance strategy

How to rethink your approach to develop a more modern information governance strategy
30 Oct 2019
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Plans to block UK businesses from .eu domains put on hold

Deadline of 1 January 2020 scrapped following Commons Brexit vote
25 Oct 2019
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What is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)?

We look into what the US government agency does in more detail
24 Sep 2019
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MPs demand social media chats of Downing Street advisors

Staff are thought to have discussed Brexit no-deal planning through personal channels like WhatsApp and Facebook messenger
10 Sep 2019
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Google announces privacy initiative to combat fingerprinting

Company claims a compromise must be struck to retain a free and open internet
23 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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Tech firms “deeply concerned” with Digital Services Tax

The 2% levy is drafted into law as the tech community is spooked by US reaction to French measures
12 Jul 2019
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US-Huawei sanctions leading to ‘major 5G slowdown’ in Europe

Swedish Telecoms giant claims key decisions are being put off due to security reviews and economic disputes
2 Jul 2019
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ICO claims AdTech industry 'violating data protection laws'

Privacy group welcomes the ICO report but accuses the regulator of proceeding slowly on "massive illegality"
21 Jun 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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Ofcom will compel broadband providers to be more transparent

It's the watchdog's latest effort to provide customers with the best deal possible
15 May 2019
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Regulator will fine big tech for spreading 'harmful content'

Draft proposals will see senior managers face criminal liability, while ISPs could block some services entirely
8 Apr 2019
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MPs call for social media tax to fund mental health research

Fresh regulations, including a statutory code of conduct, are proposed to tame the “lawless landscape”
18 Mar 2019
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Four Defra IT systems may not be ready for no-deal Brexit

MPs are concerned the department will resort to "manual fallbacks" that are slower and more error-prone
13 Mar 2019
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Chancellor backs calls to curb tech giants' market power

A review calls for stronger powers for the CMA and a new quango to monitor the digital market
13 Mar 2019
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Tech giants more effectively examine illegal hate speech

But the UK ranks as the third-worst performing nation in terms of removing harmful content
6 Feb 2019
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Price comparison rivals accuse Google of “illegal conduct”

An auction mechanism Google implemented following the record €2.42 billion fine has been labelled meaningless, in an open letter
23 Nov 2018
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GDPR turns six months old

Experts say businesses still have a way to go before they reach compliance
21 Nov 2018
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GDPR readiness
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GDPR turns six months old

Experts say businesses still have a way to go before they reach compliance
21 Nov 2018
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GDPR turns six months old

Experts say businesses still have a way to go before they reach compliance
21 Nov 2018
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GDPR readiness
data protection

GDPR turns six months old

Experts say businesses still have a way to go before they reach compliance
21 Nov 2018