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UK Finally (and Quietly) Drops Plans for Online Porn Age Checks

Late last year, the UK Government proposed changes to the law that would require any access to online pornographic websites to undergo an age verification of the user. ...

October 17, 2019 at 12:01 pm by

UK To Commit £5bn to Achieve Gigabit Internet Roll-Out by 2025

While having access to ‘full-fiber’ internet is nice (particularly with the speeds it can throw your way) the vast majority of UK homes are still largely ...

September 29, 2019 at 12:01 pm by

Mark Zuckerberg Can Spare 30-Minutes To Talk Regulation

Mark Zuckerberg To Discuss Regulation With UK Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke last year, the UK government has been trying very hard to get Mark Zuckerberg into ...

February 21, 2019 at 1:32 pm by

UK Government – Facebook ‘Needs Regulation’

Facebook ‘Needs’ Regulation Social media has, to date, been allowed to largely operate without any notable levels of regulation. Well, at least none beyond that ...

February 18, 2019 at 11:21 am by

Facebook Facing Record Fine Over Privacy Conduct

Facebook Facing Record Fine Last year, the Cambridge Analytica scandal rocked facebook. In it, it was found that Facebook was allowing users data to be sold to third parties ...

February 16, 2019 at 10:58 pm by

UK Government Seeking Industry Feedback From Gamers

UK Government Asks Gamers For Their Opinion I have been a vocal opponent of how the media tends to treat the gaming industry. Too often ‘violent video games‘ are ...

January 23, 2019 at 2:30 pm by

Facebook Introduces ‘Petition’ Feature In America

Facebook Introduces ‘Petition’ Feature Over the last few years, social media has provided groups with an excellent opportunity to rally together to promote causes ...

January 21, 2019 at 10:08 am by

Time Is Running Out For Net Neutrality In America

Time Running Out For Net Neutrality It’s been a little over a year now since the FCC initiated proceedings to revote the Net Neutrality protections put in place by the ...

November 30, 2018 at 2:32 pm by

Australian Govt. Calls for “Comprehensive Review” of Loot Boxes

Loot Boxes Under Fire Down Under Almost at the same time as the United States Federal Trade Commission confirmed an investigation will be underway regarding loot boxes, ...

November 28, 2018 at 10:48 pm by

Proposal To See Landlords Forced To Allow Full-Fibre Access

Porposal To See Landlords Forced To Allow Full-Fibre Access People in the UK should be aware that there are government proposals in place to see a near full-fibre access ...

October 30, 2018 at 2:59 pm by

US Government Officials ‘Adult’ Web Search Spreads Malware

US Government Officials ‘Adult’ Web Search Spreads Malware You may be aware of the acronym NSFW. For those of you unaware, NSFW or ‘not suitable for ...

October 30, 2018 at 1:51 pm by

Mikes Rant – Social Media Needs Regulation Before It’s Too Late!

Mikes Rant 16 I am what you might call a ‘light’ user of social media. By that, I mean that I have a Facebook account, a Twitter account that I use on ...

September 10, 2018 at 10:00 am by

China Appoints A New Head Of The Internet

China Names New Head Of The Internet Yesterday we reported how China’s former head of the internet, Lu Wei had been officially charged with bribery. This came following ...

August 1, 2018 at 11:20 am by

UK Government Used To Commit To Full Fibre Switch Date

UK Government Used To Commit To Full Fibre Switch Date Over the last few months, we have continually heard rumblings from the UK government about the switch over to super-fast ...

August 1, 2018 at 10:48 am by

UK Parliament Proposes Public Office Ban For Online Trolls

UK Parliament Proposes Public Office Ban For Online Trolls I’ve made it pretty clear in the past that I have a strong definition of the word troll. I think it’s a ...

July 31, 2018 at 3:25 pm by

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