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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
21 Feb 2019
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IT regulation

Should algorithms be regulated?

Labour MP says it may be time for government to get involved in Silicon Valley's secret sauce
19 Dec 2016
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public sector

Vodafone fined £4.6m for consumer protection breach

Ofcom fines Vodafone for failing to credit PAYG
26 Oct 2016
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BT
broadband

BT clings on to Openreach amid calls for spin-off

Openreach untouched by post-EE merger restructure
1 Feb 2016
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Business strategy

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
25 Nov 2015
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Business strategy

Why Uber will win the taxi wars

European legislators are no match for the march of progress, claims French Digital Champion
3 Jul 2015
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public sector

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
27 Mar 2015
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Scotland
Business strategy

Scotland split could lead to higher mobile costs

Telcos warn independence could result in rising cost of mobile networks
15 Sep 2014
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Mobile

Nokia bags Chinese approval for Microsoft phone deal

Finnish phone maker wins regulatory approval to sell off its phone business
9 Apr 2014
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Business strategy

US watchdog considers bitcoin regulation

Derivatives regulator looks at whether electronic currencies such as bitcoin need to be regulated.
12 Mar 2014
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Tax
asset management

HMRC to change Bitcoin tax rules

HMRC sets out plans to treat virtual currencies in the same way as pounds and dollars.
4 Mar 2014
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IT regulation

Hamburg fines Google for Street View data breach

Logging Wi-Fi networks lands search giant in trouble with German state.
23 Apr 2013
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cloud computing

Cloud contracts need more flexibility

One-size-fits-all cloud deals should be replaced, say academics.
23 May 2012
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Security

Guidance Software demands legal aid for IT departments

Vendor claims IT and legal teams must forge closer ties, as threat of corporate litigation grows.
16 May 2012
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In-depth

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…
4 May 2012
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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…
4 May 2012
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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…
4 May 2012
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data protection
Policy & legislation

EC unveils Europe-wide Open Data Strategy

The European Commission wants more cost-effective, easier access to public data.
13 Dec 2011
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public sector

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.
22 Mar 2011
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ASA
public sector

ASA moves into social network sphere

The ASA is finally handed powers to make judgments over company claims on social networks and other websites.
1 Mar 2011
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Mobile

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.
31 Jan 2011
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Compliance
public sector

More misery ahead for retail bank IT

A report warns that regulatory retribution will hit in 2011.
22 Oct 2010
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Data security
Business strategy

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.
21 Jun 2010