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UK Claims Iran is Behind June Cyberattack on Parliament

UK Claims Iran is Behind June Cyberattack on Parliament

Security services notes that a continuous and deliberate cyberattack against the UK Parliament took place on June 23. This involves efforts trying to uncover weak passwords on ...

October 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm by

UK Admits to Illegal Data Surveillance – Will Continue Doing it

Intelligence agencies in the UK have been found to engaging in illegal surveillance through mass data collection since 1998, as part of the same program revealed by NSA ...

October 17, 2016 at 9:38 pm by

10-Year Prison Sentences for UK Pirates Creeps Closer

A bill with the unanimous support of MPs, which could see online pirates be sentenced to up to ten years in prison, is one step closer to becoming law. The Digital Economy ...

September 16, 2016 at 12:30 am by

Parliamentary Committee Tears UK Snooper’s Charter to Shreds

A new Parliamentary Joint Committee on the latest draft of the UK’s Investigatory Powers Bill proposal – colloquially known as the Snooper’s Charter, due to its ...

February 11, 2016 at 10:33 pm by

Scottish MP Give Vulcan Salute in Support of Europe’s First Spaceport

Scottish National Party Member of Parliament gave a Vulcan salute to support the building of Europe’s first spaceport in Scotland, an idea which has gained the endorsement ...

January 19, 2016 at 4:30 pm by

ISPs Claim UK Snooper’s Charter Could Push Up Broadband Prices

Internet Service Providers in the UK have warned that they will need to put up their broadband charges should Home Secretary Theresa May (pictured) MP’s Investigatory ...

November 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

UN Privacy Chief Brands UK Surveillance Bill “Worse Than Scary”

Joseph Cannataci, the Special Rapporteur on Privacy for the United Nations, has attacked the UK Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill, branding the so-called “Snooper’s ...

November 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

Full Scope of UK’s Worrying Surveillance Bill Revealed

The UK Home Secretary, Conservative MP Theresa May, has outlined the full scope of the proposed Investigatory Powers Bill. The bill, which has been teased by both May and UK ...

November 4, 2015 at 8:30 pm by

Microsoft “Bullied” UK Government Over Open Source Standards

Microsoft threatened to move its existing facilities out of the UK should its Parliament’s proposal to promote open source standards for software used by government ...

May 23, 2015 at 5:58 am by

UK Government Exempt From Laws Making Hacking Illegal

The UK government has adapted existing anti-hacking laws to allow British intelligence and security agencies to legally hack and launch cyber attacks, according to ...

May 16, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Social Media Should Simplify Terms and Conditions, UK Parliamentary Committee Recommends

The terms and conditions on social media websites should be radically simplified, the UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has advocated, in a report released on ...

November 28, 2014 at 5:58 pm by

EU Votes In Favor Of Breaking Up Google

The Euopean Parliament has voted in favour of ‘breaking up’ Google. MEPs (Member of European Parliament) voted 384 to 174. The Parliament itself can’t break ...

November 27, 2014 at 4:43 pm by
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European Parliament Votes To Scrap Roaming Fees In EU

Here in Europe we are struck with high mobile phone call charges, extortionate data rates and more while roaming. With smartphones churning through more data than ever thanks ...

April 4, 2014 at 8:32 am by