Do we need an algorithm police?
As algorithms move into their next phase of development with expanding AI, the need for regulation is becoming more apparent
EU rebukes Mark Zuckerberg’s regulation proposals
Calls to treat companies like Facebook as being “somewhere in between” a newspaper and a telco are rejected
Gov to hold talks with Mark Zuckerberg over tech regulation
Culture secretary will use the 30-minute meeting to explore ways to remove harmful content from social media
Should algorithms be regulated?
Labour MP says it may be time for government to get involved in Silicon Valley's secret sauce
Vodafone fined £4.6m for consumer protection breach
Ofcom fines Vodafone for failing to credit PAYG
BT clings on to Openreach amid calls for spin-off
Openreach untouched by post-EE merger restructure
Law firm calls for EU to rethink health data policy
Proposed reforms may prevent apps being able to freely access data generated by health wearables
Why Uber will win the taxi wars
European legislators are no match for the march of progress, claims French Digital Champion
EU to launch e-commerce competition inquiry
The investigation will look into why the sector isn't growing, despite more consumers heading online for purchases
Scotland split could lead to higher mobile costs
Telcos warn independence could result in rising cost of mobile networks
Nokia bags Chinese approval for Microsoft phone deal
Finnish phone maker wins regulatory approval to sell off its phone business
US watchdog considers bitcoin regulation
Derivatives regulator looks at whether electronic currencies such as bitcoin need to be regulated.
HMRC to change Bitcoin tax rules
HMRC sets out plans to treat virtual currencies in the same way as pounds and dollars.
Hamburg fines Google for Street View data breach
Logging Wi-Fi networks lands search giant in trouble with German state.
Cloud contracts need more flexibility
One-size-fits-all cloud deals should be replaced, say academics.
Guidance Software demands legal aid for IT departments
Vendor claims IT and legal teams must forge closer ties, as threat of corporate litigation grows.
The Digital Economy Act: Is it doomed to never happen?
As a further delay hits part of the implementation of the Digital Economy Act, is this just a small hiccup, or is the Act being rendered toothless alr…
EC unveils Europe-wide Open Data Strategy
The European Commission wants more cost-effective, easier access to public data.
Budget 2011: What can we expect?
Before the big event tomorrow, Jennifer Scott takes a look at the speculation around what this year’s Budget will bring.
ASA moves into social network sphere
The ASA is finally handed powers to make judgments over company claims on social networks and other websites.
Ofcom threatens big money fines for silent calling
The telecoms regulator warns companies risk hefty fines if they abuse automatic dialling equipment and harass customers.
More misery ahead for retail bank IT
A report warns that regulatory retribution will hit in 2011.
Blue Coat launches DLP for unified protection
Blue Coat's DLP appliances aim to make business data protection simpler to manage and more flexible to deal with regulation shifts.