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British are stupid because social media is not regulated
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MPs warn about rubbish COVID-19 advice

Misleading and harmful online content about COVID-19 has spread "virulently" because the UK still lacks a law to regulate social media, an influential group of MPs has said.

Brits are pants at IT Security
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Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:35

Brits are pants at IT Security

report says they are pretty dumb

UK businesses are risking becoming victim to data breaches by failing to take the most basic of cybersecurity precautions, new research has revealed.

Brits do not get GDPR
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Thursday, 23 May 2019 11:47

Brits do not get GDPR


A year on and two surveys show they are clueless

Despite having had a year to adjust to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), firms still use the same day to day practices to secure personal data. Research conducted by global security company ESET, and Kingston Digital, showed that businesses practise similar methods to safeguard data used by their employees as they did pre GDPR era.

Britain and Germany dismiss US Huawei scare stories
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There is no evidence of spying

It is starting to look like the US has been using its position as the lead spymaster of the West to plant fake scare stories against Huawei.

Pirate Bay still accessible
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:09

Pirate Bay still accessible

UK blocking failure

The British Empire's attempt to crush piracy using the power of the Internet has been about as successful as its 19th century invasion of Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 08 November 2011 09:43

Best Buy to close 11 U.K. stores

y globe

Never successful in the U.K.


Three strikes laws are human rights abuses
Thursday, 20 January 2011 10:59

Nintendo blasted for charging Brits more


3D console will be 40 per cent more expensive