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.
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.
It's been a rough week for privacy around the world, but heck, on the upside, government workers can now order Surface Pro 3 tablets. So, that's something, right? Lots more govern-minty news around the world. Click in and get up to date.