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Germany and France Looking To Create NSA-Free European Communications Networks

According to the German Chancellor’s weekly podcast she will be working with France to develop a European Communications Network that bypasses any American-based nodes ...

February 16, 2014 at 12:57 pm by

Apple And Other Companies To Donate Free Hardware And Services To Schools

With the US Government launching its ConnectED initiative, which will help get US classrooms into the internet era, several major companies have joined The White House to give ...

February 5, 2014 at 10:54 am by

Dogecoin Expected To Bring ‘Real Money’ To Owners In The Near Future

Dogecoin is one of the most known cryptocurrency out there, after Bitcoin. It may be pretty easy to pick up some Dogecoin, but, until now, it’s been difficult to convert ...

February 2, 2014 at 1:00 am by

UK Government Adult Website Filter Issues To Be Fixed

Recently the UK government flipped the switch and activated their adult content filter, which would prevent many users here in the UK from seeing adult sites, needing to opt ...

February 1, 2014 at 6:54 pm by

The British Government Wants To Take Away Your ‘Privileges’ To Access The Internet

A meeting has been held this week at the House of Commons in the UK to debate the Intellectual Property Bill, which ended with a lot of fingers being pointed at Google and its ...

January 24, 2014 at 4:20 pm by

Russia To Hack Strategic Companies Worldwide Using The ‘Energetic Bear’ Campaign

Reports say that Russia and its government have been hacking energetic companies in Europe, Asia and the US. It comes under a sort of campaign named “Energetic ...

January 22, 2014 at 3:12 pm by

British Creativity Showcase Could Help UK Games Sector Get Tax Production Credits

Ukie have given their approval and joined forces with the IPS and many other UK creative industry bodies with the launch of a government backed portal which aims to showcase ...

January 21, 2014 at 1:58 am by

Ukie Urges Government To Push Games Production Tax Credits Through

UK games and interactive entertainment trade body calls for final push to get games production tax credits in place. Responding to today’s autumn statement by Chancellor ...

December 6, 2013 at 8:18 am by

US Government Pirates Military Software, Pays $50m Settlement

Looks like the US government has become one of the worst pirates around after using thousands of copies of military software without a licence. The company behind the software ...

November 28, 2013 at 7:05 pm by

The Guardian’s Editor Will Be Questioned By MPs Over Publications Of Snowden Leaks

The Guardian has reported that its editor, Alan Rusbridger, will be questioned by MPs next month about the Guardian’s activity in running news stories based on the ...

November 10, 2013 at 1:35 pm by

Three German Political Parties Supporting Snowden’s Asylum

With Edward Snowden willing to testify to a German parliamentary committee about the NSA’s mass electronic spying on Germany there is growing support in Germany for them ...

November 4, 2013 at 9:38 am by

New Polls Suggest UK And Canada Support Snowden’s Actions, USA Is More Divided

A new survey on public opinion for Edward Snowden by Angus Reid Global Survey, published via the Huffington Post, suggests that the general public in the United Kingdom and ...

October 31, 2013 at 8:37 am by

Proposed Facebook-Police Partnerships Could Make Planning Protests Impossible

RT reports that a convention this week in Philadelphia discussed the possibility of a stronger partnership between Facebook and police forces all over the world. This ...

October 26, 2013 at 11:04 am by

Lavabit Encryption Key Ruling By U.S Government Is Unconstitutional State Attorneys

When the FBI demanded that Lavabit hand over the site’s SSL keys so they could access all user data the site owner Ladar Levison refused to cooperate and faced legal ...

October 26, 2013 at 10:42 am by

Angela Merkel Calls Obama, Enquires Why Her Phone Was Spied On

When it was revealed that the NSA had been spying on Germany in a significant way Angela Merkel didn’t really seem too bothered and left the outrage to be taken on by ...

October 24, 2013 at 8:41 am by

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