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UK government cracks down on insecure smart gear
Published in IoT

All devices will need protection

The UK government has introduced a new bill in its bid to protect smart devices in people's homes from cybersecurity threats.

UK government departments leak personal data
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 11:16

UK government departments leak personal data

Freedom of Information requests show a bit of a mess

A report based on Freedom of Information (FoI) requests shows that the UK government is losing rather a lot of personal data.

UK sees sense and realise it can't block internet porn
Published in News

Nationwide age verification system dropped

Plans to introduce a nationwide age verification system for online pornography have been abandoned by the government after years of technical troubles and concerns from privacy campaigners.

UK publishes more of Facebook’s secrets
Published in News
Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:40

UK publishes more of Facebook’s secrets

It doesn’t like it up them

A British MP has used privilege laws to publish more than 250 pages of Facebook’s secret internal documents and they cast the social networking site in a poor light.

Government pushes to ban smartphones in schools
Published in Mobiles

Phoney war breaks out

A senior minister in Theresa May's fragile UK government said schools should ban the use of mobile phones.