When IT Meets Politics:

June, 2015


June 26, 2015  3:39 PM

Over 30 MPs contribute to debate on Broadband: the pressure for change is clear.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Broadband, Defra, Internet access

I strongly recommend reading the contributions made during the debate on Superfast Broadband on Wednesday 24th June. 26 MP were named as down to speak. I have counted...

June 22, 2015  10:26 AM

Points to bear in mind when MPs debate broadband, including the digital divide

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
2MBs, Broadband, Crapband, Defra, EE, Gigaclear, Leased line, O2, Ofcom, Reghed, Telecommunication, Virgin

The summary produced to help MPs contributing to the Westminster Hall debate on Superfast Broadband roll-out helps explain why debate is so confused and bitter. The  Librarians of the House of Commons...


June 15, 2015  10:09 AM

Enforcing Magna Carta in the age of Cyberwarfare, Surveillance and Electronic Impersonation

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
DNV, John, Notaries, Odiham, queen, Runnymede, Scrivenors

All roads round Runnymede will be closed on 15th June as the Queen, the Prime Minister, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


June 8, 2015  12:42 PM

Are the gloves about to come off in the war against on-line crime?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cyber security

I read Warwick Ashford's article on the Drivers and Inhibitors of Cyber Security Evolution after attending a number of thought provoking meetings during the week of


June 1, 2015  11:36 AM

The politics of Digital Skills: “Educating and training the workers of the world”

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
apprenticeships, immigration, Labour, MOOC, NHS

The election of a Government with a working majority, however modest, reduces the pressure for narrow nationalism when it comes to skills policy but we should take good note of the difference between promises and reality and the pressure from voters to bridge the gap. A recurrent theme during the...


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