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British Net pedophile ring busted

British Net pedophile ring busted

LONDON--A simultaneous raid of 45 suspected Net pedophile homes has been carried out early Tuesday morning, following a three-month investigation by Greater Manchester police. The investigation, dubbed Operation Appal, tracked down 45 men believed to be involved in the possession and distribution of illegal child pornography.

March 26, 2001 by in United Kingdom

British spy-agency file posted on Web

British spy-agency file posted on Web

LONDON -- The British government is trying to remove what it says is a top-secret spy-agency document posted on the Internet over fears it could endanger the lives of covert field operatives. The document, which purports to contain details of recent surveillance on Libyan intelligence officers in the UK, was published on a U.

April 24, 2000 by in United Kingdom

Digital signatures pose security risk, says expert

Digital signatures pose security risk, says expert

A leading technology expert has warned that digital signatures, an increasingly prevalent Internet security technology, could hail a future devoid of privacy. Speaking at the International Forum on Surveillance by Design in London, Stefan Brands warned that digital signatures might lead to widespread government tracing and identity theft.

September 25, 2000 by in United Kingdom

Sprint rejoins race in Europe, Asia

Sprint rejoins race in Europe, Asia

Sprint's on-again, off-again European and Asian adventure is back on. The company announced Tuesday it plans to build its own Internet backbone so it can launch Sprint services in 35 different countries in Asia and Europe by 2003.

February 6, 2001 by in United Kingdom