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Ofcom threatens big money fines for silent calling
Phone fine
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
More misery ahead for retail bank IT
Compliance
public sector

More misery ahead for retail bank IT

A report warns that regulatory retribution will hit in 2011.
22 Oct 2010
Blue Coat launches DLP for unified protection
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
Email security still top issue for business
Security
Security

Email security still top issue for business

Even the top security companies have concerns around the saftey of data in their emails, according to a new survey.
27 May 2010
Government looks to tighten RIPA
surveillance
public sector

Government looks to tighten RIPA

The Home Office wants to stop so many 'trivial' uses of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA).
5 Nov 2009
BT to offer bundled deals as it loses market dominance
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Mobile

BT to offer bundled deals as it loses market dominance

Ofcom has removed regulations stopping BT from offering bundled services, but for fixed lines only.
16 Sep 2009
Is there too much regulation?
paperwork
Business strategy

Is there too much regulation?

Analysts suggest that regulation is a burden, but do those who are bound by it agree?
7 Sep 2009
ISPs and campaigners slam file sharing law
network
Mobile

ISPs and campaigners slam file sharing law

TalkTalk has said it will 'strongly resist' the proposal to suspend file sharers broadband - and they're not the only ones angry.
26 Aug 2009
Get ready for tighter IT regulation, says Gartner
watching IT
IT regulation

Get ready for tighter IT regulation, says Gartner

Security risks mean the EU will look to increase IT regulation, the analyst firm has predicted.
10 Aug 2009
Phorm not worried by government ISP investigation
public sector

Phorm not worried by government ISP investigation

The new All Party Parliamentary Group on Communications will look into issuse like online privacy and behavioural advertising.
23 Apr 2009
Survey: Compliance costs IT dear
Business strategy

Survey: Compliance costs IT dear

European firms struggle to keep up with regulations, while relying on spreadsheet-based processes that cost IT departments time and money.
27 Oct 2008
3 berates mobile regulation
Mobile

3 berates mobile regulation

The company thinks the playing field still isn’t level for either itself or consumers.
9 Oct 2008
Security pros call for data breach regulations
Security

Security pros call for data breach regulations

Security professionals debate the recommendations of independent research to introduce tough European data breach and security regulations.
9 Oct 2008
EU to force operators to split network and retail
Mobile

EU to force operators to split network and retail

European Parliament moves to boost competition, but stops short of creating a more-powerful regulator to take on Internet security.
24 Sep 2008
Ofcom calling on consumers for mobile consultation
Mobile

Ofcom calling on consumers for mobile consultation

Your opinion counts, according to the communications watchdog.
1 Sep 2008
Analyst predicts increased IT spending by UK insurers
Insurance
Business strategy

Analyst predicts increased IT spending by UK insurers

Technology investment is set to grow to offset the impact of regulations and the economy on the insurance sector.
20 Jun 2008
EU to set investment guidelines for telcos
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Mobile

EU to set investment guidelines for telcos

Non-binding guidance designed to stimulate competition and protect telecoms investments as more countries join the union.
12 Jun 2008