nav search
Data Center Software Security Transformation DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes BOFH

Policy Earlier

Team Trump goes in to bat for Google and Facebook

What swamp?

UK spy court ruled immune from judicial review – for now

Judges reject Privacy International's case against Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Plans to thwack Official Secrets Acts smacked: Journo-gagging reform postponed

Why do we mention thrashing in the 'best schools'? Read on

156K spam text-sending firm to ICO: It wasn't us, Commissioner

Get fined £45,000 by Brit regulator anyway

Digital Entrepreneur Awards help UK tech cop an eyeful of... WTF?

The 1970s called, it wants its dancers back

Another toothless wonder? Why the UK.gov's data ethics centre needs clout

Budget confirmed its creation, but where does it fit in?

Budget 2017: How to make a downbeat forecast sound better. Say 'tech' a lot?

Trebling comp sci teachers, digi tax evaders clampdown

Ads watchdog to BT: We say your itsy bitsy, teeny weeny Ts&Cs too small for screeny

Broadband TV spot hid key details in hard-to-read text

Don't sweat Brexit, big biz told: Your shiny data protection sticker will remain intact

Survey reveals GDPR training and investment is on the rise

Twitter's blue tick rule changes may lower the sueball barrier

Comment Got a few quid and want to launch a lawsuit? Now is a good time

Uber slapped with $9m fine for letting dodgy drivers pick up punters

Super Cali goes – oh no, wait, this is Colorado

UK.gov to chuck an extra £2.3bn at R&D ahead of Budget

No. 10 promises billions (in a few years), doesn't address Horizon 2020

UK.gov 'could easily' flog 6m driver records to private firms this year

DVLA could bring in £15m from fine-wielding corporates

UK.gov told to tread carefully with transfer of data sets to NHS Digital

It’s almost as if it doesn’t have a great track record on patient info and IT projects...

ICO probes universities accused of using private data to target donation campaigns

Students allegedly screened for wealth, tendency to give money

MPs draft bill to close loopholes used by 'sharing economy' employers

Shafting economy, more like...

Then there were four: Another draft US law on 'foreign' (aka domestic) mass spying emerges

And this one is… not in favor of snooping on Americans, whoa

Car tax evasion has soared since paper discs scrapped

A digital service that works for users, but not government

Hey, cop! You need a warrant to stalk a phone with a Stingray – judge

Analysis Knew we shouldn't have told you about that mobe-tracking gizmo

Google says broader right to be forgotten is 'serious assault' on freedom

Criticises European Court of Justice before deadline for comments on looming cases

Belgian court says Skype must provide interception facilities

Microsoft classified as a telco, so told to cough up. It may gaufre an appeal

US authorities swallow security-free script for pill that knows when you're off your meds

Sensor in pill, bluetooth patch on arm, app in phone ... and crossed fingers nothing leaks

US trade cops agree to investigate Apple's 'embrace and extend'

Remote desktop dev claims Cupertino froze them out

Universal basic income is a great idea, which is also why it won't happen

Maybe Zuck and Musk do have it all figured out, but powers that be will need to see some proof

US Homeland Security says hardly any Kaspersky software left on federal networks

They'd say more but Eugene K's loading the sueball-flinger

Uber sued over alleged rapes as #MeToo web rally reveals more sex assault claims

Ride-hailing biz blamed for indifferent security

Donald Trump's tweets: Are they presidential statements or not?

Even the US Department of Justice can't decide

EU court advised: Schrems is a consumer in Facebook case, but can't file class-action

Schrems 1 - 1 Facebook Ireland in latest legal opinion

MPs slam HMRC's 'deeply worrying' lack of post-Brexit customs system

Food could be left rotting in trucks at the border

Brit cops slammed for failing to give answers on digital device data slurpage

How many devices? Wow, tricky question! Hard to say...

Computing in schools improved, but still needs major patching – report

This programme is not fully supported, please contact your national administration

Equifax Q3 results: Not as bad as you might have hoped – hack only cost biz about $87m

Sales up, profits not so much

Uber loses appeal against employment rights for workers

Tribunal upholds minimum wage, paid rest break luxury for minions

Activists launch legal challenge against NHS patient data-sharing deal

Handing over immigrants' info 'violates confidentiality'

US domestic, er, foreign spying bill progresses through Congress

Thought the Snowden leaks would make things better? Joke's on you

UK Land Registry opens books on corporate owners

Whose land is it anyway?

The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing