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White House: Is it OK to hijack, shoot down, or snoop on drones? Er ... asking for a friend

And with no public scrutiny? D'ya think that's possible?

They're back! 'Feds only' encryption backdoors prepped in US by Dems

Feinstein, Vance to try yet again to create magic math

Facebook offers to crack open data for eggheads to find out how badly it's screwed democracy

It'll be totally independent, guys, even if it doesn't like the answer

Police chief wants citizens to bring 'net oligarchs to heel

Sue the giants, says chief constable Sawyer

Russian regulator asks courts to disconnect Telegram

It’ll be do svidaniya to secure messaging app if Roskomnadzor succeeds

Hookup classifieds ad sheet Backpage.com seized in Feds shutdown

Updated Indictments to be unveiled soon, we're told

£12k fine slapped on Postman Pat and his 300,000 spam emails

Royal Mail thought marketing was a service, ICO disagreed

Digital air traffic control upgrade puts potential delays on London flights

Replacement for paper-pushing system 'very carefully phased'

Amazon and eBay agree to expose potential VAT evaders for UK tax man

Voluntary agreement gets green light – irony klaxon sounded

Mind the gap: Men paid 18.6% more than women in Blighty tech sector

Brit telco BT bucks trend. Yep, you heard that right

An easy-breezy attitude to sharing personal data is the only thing keeping the app economy alive

It's not just Facebook, it's absolutely everyone

Facebook tried to access and match medical data – report

Only for research, promise. Which was when things went-pear shaped before

Facebook’s in real trouble now: Australia’s opened a probe

Could be fined a couple of million bucks – that’ll show Zuck who’s boss

UK regulator bans slasher-flick parody ad for OnePlus 5 mobe

Why did this show up before a Thomas The Tank Engine clip?

Politicos whining about folks' data rights ought to start closer to home

Comment When it suits them, they don't give a rat's arse about your privacy

Brit Lords start peer-to-peer wrangling over regulating the internet

Topical inquiry launched by committee in UK’s upper house

$0.75 – about how much Cambridge Analytica paid per voter in bid to micro-target their minds, internal docs reveal

Whether brain prodding worked is another matter

Europe dumps 300,000 UK-owned .EU domains into the Brexit bin

Bureaucrats break internet norms by vowing to ban Blighty-based bods from Euro TLD

Cambridge Analytica's daddy biz had 'routine access' to UK secrets

Letter shows SCL gave psyops training to Brit defence staff

It would totally help, EU told, if data we held on migrants was accurate

Agency warns of impact duff info has on fundamental rights

Details of 600,000 foreign visitors to UK go up in smoke thanks to shonky border database

Er, the Home Office might want to get that fixed before Brexit

Australian Senate passes meaningless motion that says encryption is very useful

Token effort won't stop not-backdoors legislation

Chin up, SMEs. You might get crumbs from Big Tech tax clampdown – UK MPs

Want more govt business, you say?* You're a riot, old chum

India's prime minister accused of privacy breaches

Narendra Modi's app may be a bit too slurpy

What's an RDBMS? Don't ask the UK's data protection watchdog

Cambridge Analytica Deep Throat says ICO needs to gen up on technical terminology

Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg has flunky tell UK MPs: Nope, he's sending someone else

Updated But we should be honoured. He'll personally ask an exec to come

New South Wales ponders post-mortem data protection laws

When you log off forever, who can access your social media accounts? And your Bitcoin?

Google lobbies hard to derail new US privacy laws – using dodgy stats

Analysis Expect to hear a lot about censorship and criminals in the next few months

UK smut overlord declares age checks should protect users' privates

♫ It can fine you, it can block you ... but it can only suggest you... Oh-oh: protect data ♬

ACCC clamping down on Premium Billing Direct payments

Telstra slapped in this week's instalment of 'telco sector brought to heel by regulator'

UK's data watchdog seizes suspected Scottish nuisance caller's kit

ICO gets search warrant... for firm accused of jamming up railway safety hotline

Cambridge Analytica seeks data protection assistant

Jobseeker? You may have heard of it...

El Reg deep dive: Everything you need to know about UK.gov's pr0n block

Some foreplay: Dark web, smut monopolies and moral outrage

Surprise UK raid of Cambridge Analytica delayed: Nobody expects the British information commissioner!

Oh wait, yes they do

F-35B Block 4 software upgrades will cost Britain £345m

After we leave the EU we could cover that in a week with change to spare ... allegedly

Diplomats, 'Net greybeards work to disarm USA, China and Russia’s cyber-weapons

Black Hat Asia Because when state attacks blow back, the taxpayers who paid to have them developed pay again

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