Stories have appeared in the news this week suggesting that more criminal cyber gangs are now taking control of users’ computers to watch every move they make. Now is the time to review those Internet security policies you have in your workplace… You do have one, don’t you? Where an organisation allows employees and contractors to […]
Ofcom today proposed measures to meet growing demand for fast data services from UK businesses, mobile operators, internet providers and consumers.Ofcom today proposed measures to meet growing demand for fast data services from UK businesses, mobile operators, internet providers and consumers.
The Business Connectivity Market Review, published today, looks at the
DG Connect, the European Commission’s newly-branded directorate in charge of the Digital Agenda flagship policy has announced a new consultation aimed at helping to reduce the costs of investment in and the final retail price of, broadband. The public consultation runs until 20th July 2012. High-speed Internet underpins all sectors of the economy and will be the […]
A new EU consultation announced today is looking to balance the benefits of using smart chips in everyday objects such as phones, cars, household appliances, clothes and even food whilst making sure that the way they gather, process and store information is properly controlled. The “Internet of Things” (IoT) is a future in which everyday […]
The use of online chat rooms, forums and groups is a risky activity and fertile ground for litigation based on defamation laws. Unlike other materials published online, website owners don’t have full control over discussion threads. The Defamation Act 1996 sets out the current defamation regime, although the Act is under review. The Act amends the laws of […]
Organisations connect to the Internet using an ISP (Internet service provider). The robustness and speed of connectivity can both vary geographically depending upon the availability of broadband. Generally-speaking towns and cities have been quick to build a communications infrastructure but rural areas are now benefiting from broadband investment, especially from the UK and EU. Use […]