Articles about Government : UK
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.
It looks like ISPs and telcos may soon be facing the prospect of filtering their customers' data once again, thanks to proposed amendments to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill.
Surveillance agencies set up joint 'cyber cells' to share information and boost defences.
Insecure passwords continue to be the biggest system vulnerability for UK businesses.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron wants to legislate against forms of communication that cannot be read by law-enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Congress has actually done something useful, blocking the release of Internet domain and address administration. Of course, it's all part of Congress blocking everything Obama, but still, you take your wins where you can find them. Plus lots of international gov news.
The computer giant wants to bring Windows to the masses again -- in the form of a tiny desktop box.
25 law enforcement agencies across 19 countries involved.
It's been a relatively quiet weekend here in the US, government screwup-wise. But that doesn't mean there's not a lot going on 'round the world, especially when it comes to cyberattacks and cybercrime.
The United Nations has adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urges governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance.
Drones? What could possibly go wrong? Plus can China cripple our power networks? [Government IT Week]
ZDNet's David Gewirtz has been warning about China and the risk to US infrastructure for years. The NSA now seems to agree. Plus the FAA wants to restrict commercial drones, which we all knew was inevitable.
This week, we've got news of Anonymous and the KKK, spies in the sky, congressional finger-pointing, AT&T being AT&T, and so much more. It's ZDNet's Government IT Week and you would believe what the world's govs are up to this week!
United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron has told a joint sitting of the Australian parliament that businesses have a social responsibility to clamp down on extremist content on the internet.
Everyone seems slightly shocked that the US president has come out in favor of net neutrality (he supported it before he won the White House), US Postal Service employee database was hacked (let's not go postal, folks), and the FBI took down 400 dark web sites. Plus more tasty govern-minty news from around the world. Read on.
While the government wants to enforce network sharing to improve service, suppliers say that sharing won’t solve the problems of poor mobile coverage in some areas.
A wargame aimed at finding hidden cyber-security talent took place in Winston Churchill's wartime bunker.
The government program generally known as Obamacare is the poster child for poor government IT work. There have been others though.
The U.S. government mass surveillance scandal may be the biggest ongoing story of the year. In this updating timeline, you can explore the full scope of the Edward Snowden leaks, which have implicated the world's most powerful nations in the worldwide spying operation.
Despite Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange's successful asylum bid, he picked the worst embassy to try and escape from. Here's why, and how he could possibly evade the U.K. authorities.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
Really Apple? The iPad design is so new, so unique, that you can use it to legally ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from the EU? I Don't Think So.
ZDNet UK attended the first ORGCon, an Open Rights Group conference featuring panelists who discussed topics ranging from copyright to content distribution
Tech election 2010: having spoken to a range of political parties, ZDNet UK lines up their tech policies on the key issues for a side-by-side view
At a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament, campaigners protested at the Digital Economy Bill's provisions for suspending people's internet connections
The Alston Moor area will have next-generation broadband connectivity by the end of the year, thanks to a social enterprise rollout that is partly funded by the NHS
The Luxembourg-based Court of First Instance orders Microsoft to share protocols with its competitors and to pay a $613 million fine the European Commission had required.