US government makes it harder to sue companies over poor IT security
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So much for cleaning out the swamp

Rather than sorting out the corrupt relationship between the US government and big corporations, it appears that the Senate wants to make it hard for consumers to sue financial companies who could not be bothered installing good IT security.

Most US techies use a VPN
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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:38

Most US techies use a VPN


Pirate without fear

An international cybersecurity awareness survey found that 65 percent of US tech sector workers now use a virtual private network (VPN) on either work or personal devices.

Taiwan invests in AI research
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Thursday, 06 July 2017 12:53

Taiwan invests in AI research


$32.73 million a year to support local industry


Taiwan is to spend $32.73 million every year over a period of five years to develop artificial intelligence research centres.

UK Tories pledge to censor social media
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When you are going to win you might as well be honest

The UK conservatives are so confident that they will win the coming election they are actually openly telling voters about some of their more unpopular plans so that they can claim they have a mandate.

UK government set to define proper sex
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Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:09

UK government set to define proper sex


Think of the children

The UK government has decided that it will ban all web sites which depict “unconventional sex”.

US government furious over EU Apple fine
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Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:53

US government furious over EU Apple fine


Not paying tax is the American way

The US government is furious that the EU is starting to get hacked off with US companies not paying tax.

Turks by-pass government Twitter ban
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Friday, 22 July 2016 13:06

Turks by-pass government Twitter ban


Getting the message out

While the Turkish government is desperate to stop its citizens talking about the coup, its brutal crackdown afterwards and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s corruption, it is fighting an uphill battle.

Tech leaders will be jailed for reporting UK spying
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Two years in prison

The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.

Japan's government bails out Toshiba
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Thursday, 31 December 2015 10:27

Japan's government bails out Toshiba


If your executives get done for fraud it is nice to have government help

The Japanese governmet has stepped in to help Toshiba rebuild its home electronics division and other operations by facilitating tie-ups with Sharp and others.

UK government wants police to view internet history
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Without a warrant

The UK government, upon which insanity never sets, wants to give police to view the web browsing history of everyone in the country without a warrant.