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The UK government has published guidlines for the use of computer hacking by the intelligence and security services.
It wouldn't be another news week if our governments didn't disappoint us in some way or another. The UK seems to be tiring of civil liberties, Russia is tiring of civility, and North Korea is way overdue for its little nap. Plus (no surprise), the Department of Homeland Security is insecure.
The UK government now recommends FireEye services as a base for UK businesses to mitigate the threat of cyberattack.
The UK government will attempt to patch up its mobile black spots via an agreement that will see mobile operators invest £5bn over the next three years.
The next phase of the government's £150m investment in free wi-fi is rolling out, with the scheme on track to be completed "as soon as March 2015".
The UK government is looking to extend the maximum jail term and also the time limit for prosecutions for abusive online communications from six months to three years.
We have a new white-as-the-driven-Snowden story on the NSA, the UK's equivalent of the denied-but-not-forgotten PRISM program, a white hot (yet ultimately ridiculous) battle between Google and Oracle, and lots more from around the world.
For the first time, UK cable connections were faster than fibre connections, though not by much. However, ADSL2 speeds have increased, while the speed gap between urban and rural users has narrowed.
Following the widely publicised successes of some "sharing economy" companies such as Airbnb, the British government has commissioned an independent report with the idea of making the UK a "global centre" for sharing start-ups.
The industry group says that appointment of a digital minister to the Cabinet is essential to unite differing groups behind a single leadership if the economy is to get maximum benefit from the fast-growing digital economy.
Some commentators have questioned if anything has changed, diplomatically and legally, in WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange's case. Here's what could happen next.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in London for the past two years, has confirmed he will leave the sanctuary of the Ecuadorian Embassy "soon."
The British government is trumpeting a milestone for its £1.7bn ($2.9bn) Superfast Broadband project, which is taking broadband to rural areas from the Isle of Wight to the Outer Hebrides
The House of Lords has approved a long overdue copyright 'exception', making it legal to copy content for personal use.
Turning its back on Microsoft Office's native formats, the UK government has adopted the Open Document Format for all its sharable documents.
The lower house of UK parliament has pushed through a bill to continue to allow British data retention laws to stay in place after the European Court of Justice threw out the previous law.
Microsoft is working on a wearable 'Alice band' that helps blind people to navigate the urban environment, but it's a research project for a UK government-backed Future Cities Catapult, not a commercial development.
The UK spy agency's Tempora project is under scrutiny by regulators as part of a hearing demanded by civil liberty groups.
Seven internet service and communications providers worldwide have filed a legal complaint against the UK's GCHQ spy agency in the wake of the NSA scandal.
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