When IT Meets Politics:

February, 2016


February 19, 2016  9:26 PM

Needed – facts about broadband: What “facts” do we really need?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3, Aberdeen, Amazon, Arqiva, Bristol, Broadband, BT, CGI, Colt, Coventry, DCMS, edinburgh, EE, Facebook, fibre, Fujitsu, Gigaclear, Google, Hammersmith, HP, Hyperoptic, IBM, ITS, Microsoft, Netflix, O2, Ofcom, Openreach, Peterborough, Sky, SSE, Virgin, Vodafone, Woking, Zayo

The

February 16, 2016  1:19 PM

C Plan – A Plan For Consent‐Based, Confidential, Online Age Verification

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, COPPA

This was published by the Digital Policy Alliance in March 2015 and used to help brief politicians on why robust Age Checking processes had the support of a critical mass of on-line publishers and retailers who would also help deliver any political...


February 16, 2016  11:42 AM

An idea whose time has come: robust on-line age-checking – and not just for access to pornography

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, Data breach, DCMS, oix, On-line, Yoti

The announcement of the DCMS consultation "Child Safety Online: age checking for Pornography" is most welcome.  As yet, however, the


February 13, 2016  3:03 PM

Watch the DCMS Select Committee creeping dissection of the BT copper bound monopoly

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Broadband, CMS, copper, DOCSYS, fibre, Latency, peerig, Trtos

The evidence sessions for the DCMS Select Committee Enquiry into World Class Broadband...

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February 11, 2016  3:15 PM

Investigatory Powers versus Fighting Fraud Together and the Skills for Both

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
apprenticeships, BIS, CMS, Cyber, ECDL, Ecorys, Kevin Cahill, OfQual, Prism, Security, SFA, Snowden

There is much to be digested in the report of the Joint Committee of the Draft Investigatory Powers Bills  but it is noteworthy that its publication coincides with the


February 8, 2016  2:12 PM

How do we ensure digital apprenticeships are fit for purpose?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprenticeship, BCS, CEDMA, Cisco Systems, CompTIA, FE, Google, HE, IBM, Internet of Things, ISEB, Microsoft, OfQual, Oracle, QCF, SFA, Trailblazer, Y2K


The House Of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee Enquiry into


February 2, 2016  9:13 PM

Who is winning the Broadband war? BT, Sky, Virgin or the Altnets

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Gigaclear, Hyperoptic, Ofcom, Plusnet, Virgin Media

BT claims to have achieved a 71% share of new broadband customers  in the most recent quarter. But...


February 1, 2016  9:53 AM

Is Government willing to pay for a surveillance regime that is fit for purpose?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Home Office, LINX

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