Three human rights and privacy groups suing the British government against mass surveillance will have their case heard by the European Court of Human Rights.
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Do Americans want to be forgotten? Plus another SSL flaw, the FBI, and credit card security [Government IT Week]
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The Chinese government is cracking down on Instagram, fearing dissidents and food porn. Europe is once again telling Google how it feels, and the FBI is releasing software. Plus more gov news 'round the globe.
China doesn't trust Windows, Europe might not trust Google, and nobody trusts the phone giants [Government IT Week]
China seems to think Windows 8 is a threat (no news on whether they're trying to run Metro). Europe demands Google delete some of our data, and Snowden is still in the news.
The Chinese IT firm - which has faced suspicion in the US about its historically strong ties with China's government and military - promises to step up investment in Europe.
BUENOS AIRES -- The local city government wants to reclaim the city center for pedestrians and bicyclists. But can a formula that's been used in Europe and Asia work in this chaotic South American metropolis?
The European Union is considering whether to start an official investigation into ZTE and Huawei over trade practices.
The European Commission (EC) says that by 2015, disabled users of public sector websites should be able to access particular content and services.
Culture secretary Maria Miller is meeting with regulators to find out why the UK's £530m scheme to deliver super-fast broadband to the 'final third' still hasn't received state aid approval from the European Commission.
Interpol says sweep in Europe and South America was in response to cyberattacks on government Web sites in Colombia and Chile.
In the space of just one year, the proportion of European businesses using mobile broadband connectivity increased from 27 to 47 percent
EU information security agency Enisa will get a boost and legal measures will be introduced to make it easier to use e-identity across the region, under proposals from digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes
Digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes has urged governments to develop interoperable public-sector services, to encourage European businesses
In Chicago, all city government workers must now use public transit as their primary mode of transportation while on the job.
Following 'a great deal of interest' from industry bodies, MPs have opened an inquiry into the Hargreaves copyright modernisation review and the government's acceptance of its recommendations
The government has detailed what it expects from industry use of web-tracking programs, in the light of European regulations
The French government has confirmed that it was infiltrated by hackers who seemed to be looking for documents relating to the G20 summit.The hackers infiltrated computer systems at Bercy, the offices of the Ministry of the Economy, Finance, and Industry, and had access to the systems for a number of weeks, French budget minister François Baroin told news organisation Europe 1.
Despite solid first-quarter earnings, CEO John Chambers outlines challenges his company is facing regarding government spending, service providers, and Europe.
The Standing Committee of Attorneys-General has outlined a national response to cybercrime, including establishing a group to review current Australian efforts to combat it.
When a volcano in Iceland erupted nearly two weeks ago, the UK government acted on advice by air traffic control to close the entire airspace in, out and around the country. With the ash cloud being deemed too dangerous to jet aircraft to fly, many countries in mainland Europe followed suit soon after.
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