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Data Breaches & The Internet of Things

by Tim Heath on 2017-05-23 12:05PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The IoT opens up new pathways for hackers. Are new laws needed to protect consumers and to govern disclosure of data breaches?

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Uber Faces A Criminal Probe In The US

by Neil Telford on 2017-05-15 07:47PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Ride-sharing firm Uber firm is accused of using "secret" software that lets it operate in regions where its service is banned or restricted.

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UK Proposes Online Surveillance In Real-Time

by Neil Telford on 2017-05-15 07:17PM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-Europe, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The "live" surveillance of British web users' internet communications is proposed in a draft technical paper prepared by the UK government.

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Snowden Can Stay In Russia For As Long As He Likes

by Tim Heath on 2017-05-02 11:40AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The former NSA contractor has been living in Russia since 2013, after leaking thousands of classified intelligence documents and fleeing the US.

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EU / US Privacy Shield Affects Your Organisation

by Tim Heath on 2017-05-02 11:13AM in GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Although we live in a world where data transfer is easier from a technical standpoint, location is increasingly important from a legal perspective.

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A Geneva Convention For Cyber War

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-24 05:07PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Unlike conventional conflict, there are no rules of play for cyber attacks. Is it time countries started talking about this nascent form of warfare?

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FBI’s International Framework On Encrypted Data Access

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-19 02:50PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The FBI wants an international agreement between governments to ease fears about IT products with government-mandated backdoors.

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Facebook Accused Of Publishing Child Pornography

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-18 11:04AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Facebook is at risk of prosecution in Britain for refusing to remove potentially illegal terrorist and child pornography content.

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Google Search For A Fraud Victim

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-29 09:26AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

US judge orders Google to provide information on any internet user found to have searched for one of four variations of a fraud victim’s name.

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Facebook’s Shifting Attitude To Controversy

by Neil Telford on 2017-03-03 01:21PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Should technology companies like Faceboook & Twitter take any editorial responsibility for the media they distribute on their platforms?

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