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UK military may recruit wheezy, alcoholic keyboard warriors

They don’t need to travel or fight, so chief of defence staff is happy to relax medical rules

Australia wants tech companies to let cops 'n' snoops see messages without backdoors

Details on how to see stuff when providers don't have keys coming soon, promise

UK has data adequacy issues? Oof, that's too bad! says Isle of Man

Manx government keeps poker face, aims to add another arm to its tech biz offering

John McAfee plans 2020 presidential tilt

Crypto-libertarian will form his own party, but first to launch his paper-based cryptocurrency

UK Foreign Sec BoJo asks tech firms to save endangered species

People are suffering in Amazon... I mean THE Amazon

Uber 'does not exist any more' says Turkish president

Authorities start rounding up ride share drivers, passengers

Knowing Your Customer: You need to, but regulation makes KYC extra-crispy...

Machines join the march against identity fraud

Whois? Whowas. So what's next for ICANN and its vast database of domain-name owners?

Special report Beginning of the end of the US-led internet?

Chinese president Xi seeks innovation independence

‘Self-innovation is the only way for us to climb the world's technological peaks’

German court snubs ICANN's bid to compel registrar to slurp up data

GDPR hell to continue for unprepared DNS overseer

Ex-Autonomy CFO and auditors Deloitte bitten by Brit corp watchdog

A mere month after Sushovan Hussein was found guilty of fraud in the US

From Russia with(out) Zuck: Popular Facebook boss gets another invite to turn down

Russian Federation Council says CEO must have 'ideas to share'

UK judge appears in dock over Computer Misuse Act allegations

Said to have viewed case file she had a personal interest in

Samsung escapes obligation to keep old phones patched

Dutch court rules orphan kit doesn't endanger users

Cold call bosses could be forced to cough up under new rules stiffens law after El Reg reveals low fine recovery rate

Russia to Apple: Kill Telegram crypto-chat – or the App Store gets it

We know you’re busy, Mr Cook, but please reply before we become … unpleasant

Australia’s SigInt spooks may be turned inwards after all

It turns out they’re the only intelligence agency with cyber-offensive capabilities

Who had ICANN suing a German registrar over GDPR and Whois? Congrats, it's happening

Time for plan C, says DNS overlord stuck in a privacy bind

Chief EU negotiator tells UK to let souped-up data adequacy dream die

'We cannot, and will not, share decision-making autonomy with a third country'

Cyber-stability wonks add election-ware to ‘civilised nations won’t hack this’ standard

Bad Vlad won't care, but this puts voting infrastructure on par with DNS and BGP

Trump’s new ZTE tweet trumps old ZTE tweets that trumped his first ZTE tweet

Everything's fine! A $1.3 billion fine! Winning!

GDPRmageddon: They think it's all over! Protip, it has only just begun

After months of hysteria, firms sure have their work cut out

Max Schrems is back: Facebook, Google hit with GDPR complaint

'Forced consent' is no consent, state legal challenges

MPs slam's 'unacceptable' hoarding of custody images

Keeping innocent mugs on file is unethical – tech committee

US websites block netizens in Europe: Why are they ghosting EU? It's not you, it's GDPR

Because two years wasn't enough time to prepare

Can't pay Information Commissioner's fine? No problem! Just liquidate your firm

UK data protection watchdog has a 54% cash recovery rate

Waiting for 100 Mbps NBN on wireless? Errr, umm, sorry about that

nbn™'s Norwegian Blue was dead after all

Brit doctors surgery fined £35k over medical data fumble

Left patient records, prescriptions in former surgery premises for 18 months

Mobile app devs have, oh, about 9 hours left to decide whether to stay on Google's ad platform

GDPR is their problem apparently

UK's spy auditor: What should we ask when reviewing super-slurp warrants?

Assessing applications for comms-snooping apparatus

Doc 'Cluetrain' Searls' privacy engine project is just the ticket for IEEE

Book coauthor's machine-readable policy effort has left the station

US Senator Ron Wyden to Pentagon: Encrypt your websites

CIO Dana Deasy, your certificate is from Akamai. Why?

Oz sports’ pee-samplers outed buying Cellebrite phone-crack kit

Fill the jar and hand over your iPhone, sir

Kids and the web latest: 'Won't somebody please think of the children!' US Congresscritters plead

COPPA load of these new data protection rights for tykes

Lawyer warned FCC of Securus phone-tracking risks 10 months ago

Legal concerns over platform were floated back in July's use of black box algorithms to decide stuff needs watching

PS: Don't forget to try to cash in on public data – MPs

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