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Kaspersky punished for 'geopolitical fight' it never wanted with the US

Kaspersky punished for 'geopolitical fight' it never wanted with the US

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Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky has more than good enough reason to be feeling a bit sorry for itself. Despite offering the US government its code source in a loyalty ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 12th 2017 at 10:10AM
Kaspersky sets worrying precedent by offering US government its code source

Kaspersky sets worrying precedent by offering US government its code source

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There is a worrying trend growing within the technology sector. In the past few weeks governments around the world have been piling on the pressure for technology companies to hand ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 3rd 2017 at 10:42AM
MP's want to fine social networks that are slow to remove hate speech

MP's want to fine social networks that are slow to remove hate speech

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Social networking sites are "shamefully far" from from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says the Home Affairs Committee which wants to introduce "meaningful fines" for companies that fail to remove illegal ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on May 2nd 2017 at 11:00AM
UK government signs deal with Microsoft to avoid £15m post-Brexit price increases

UK government signs deal with Microsoft to avoid £15m post-Brexit price increases

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The UK government has reportedly signed a deal with Microsoft in order to save £15 million due to a post-Brexit price hike, says The Register.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 11th 2017 at 10:30AM

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Encryption ban would be 'waste of government time and money', claim experts

Encryption ban would be 'waste of government time and money', claim experts

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The UK government would be ‘wasting its time and money’ if it attempted to ban end-to-end encryption from services such as WhatsApp, according to many industry experts. In fact, it ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:10AM
UK government to tech freelancers: increase 20% to fees, tax increase is coming

UK government to tech freelancers: increase 20% to fees, tax increase is coming

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UK government departments are advising IT contractors to increase their fees by a fifth in an attempt to stop self-employed tech freelancers from leaving the country due to a forthcoming ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jan 25th 2017 at 10:06AM
IP bill may not be enforced on small ISPs

IP bill may not be enforced on small ISPs

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The home office has said that it “probably won’t” force internet service providers (ISPs) with no history of working with the intelligence services into retaining user internet records. 

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Nov 25th 2016 at 12:05PM
Reforms to 'decimate' Government services as IT contractors prepare to abandon public sector

Reforms to 'decimate' Government services as IT contractors prepare to abandon public sector

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Government services will be 'decimated' if proposed reforms to IR35 in the public sector go ahead, with 80 per cent of contractors planning on abandoning the sector rather than accepting ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:42AM
Amazon launches Kickstarter web store, enters talks with UK Government over drone deliveries

Amazon launches Kickstarter web store, enters talks with UK Government over drone deliveries

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It's been another busy week for Amazon, with the etailer announcing a Kickstarter web store and entering talks with the UK Government over its drone deliveries.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:48AM
Entanet sends open letter to Theresa May urging her to replace Ed Vaizey with Joanna Shields

Entanet sends open letter to Theresa May urging her to replace Ed Vaizey with Joanna Shields

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Entanet has called on incoming Prime Minister Theresa May to replace incumbent Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy Ed Vaizey with Baroness Joanna Shields.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 13th 2016 at 10:20AM

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