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March 14, 2015  7:45 PM

How anonymous should you be over the Internet? Nominet Consultation on .UK

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Nomnet, Notaries, Scrivenors, UK, Whois

Given the pressures to tidy up the Internet and enable those responsible for victim support and redress to track and trace and "remove" trolls, the current Nominet...

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August 26, 2013  12:01 PM

Which should concern us more: lack of privacy or lack of resilience?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, Apple, awareness, Big Data, Cloud Computing, competition, Compliance, confidence, cyberbullying, Google, IET, Information security, Microsoft, On-line, scareware, trust, UK, WCIT

The rash of stories about state surveillance and


July 3, 2013  7:41 AM

What’s in an (electronic) name? From restoring confidence in .UK to communicating with HMG

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, Citizencard, DNV, experian, Kroll, Nominet, Scrivenor, suhVendorcom, UK

Nominet has just announced a new...

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March 1, 2013  12:24 PM

Who should run the Internet Addressing system? And why don’t they?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Domain name, ICANN, ITU, Nominet, Supply chain, Trademark, UK

Those who read the comments below my blog yesterday will have observed my exchange  with Chris Smith over how to interpret the result of the 3 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 25, 2013  8:09 PM

Should the penalty be for the data breach or for aiding and abetting fraud?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Business, Data breach, European Union, Identity fraud, Nominet, UK

I have just had interesting feed back from a number of CISOs on my posting on the EU data Protection Directive. Some are still stuck in the past,


January 3, 2013  2:24 PM

Monday is the deadline for your views on rebuilding trust in .UK

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Conservative, Home Office, ICANN, Nominet, Ofcom, UK, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

At the beginning of October Nominet launched a consultation on the potential introduction of a new service known as


December 14, 2012  6:21 PM

The Ten/Twelve Scams of Christmas 2012

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Christmas, Holidays, McAfee, Scams, UK

I have just done a quick comparison of the Scams of Christmas of Christmas since I last blogged on this topic in 2010. McAfee has again found


October 17, 2012  6:10 PM

Will verified domain names transform UK competitiveness as a location for online business?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CANN, Domain name, London, Nominet, UK

The importance of the Nominet consultation  on their proposed new direct.uk service cannot be...


November 28, 2010  12:04 PM

.uk is not .com – let alone .anon or .xxx

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.anon, .xxx, GCHQ, Nominet, Soca, UK

I am intrigued by the controversy over the plans of Nominet to work with law enforcement to take action against malpractice by those registering their websites on .uk

I used to think that .uk was for those who wanted their vistors to know that they were...


September 16, 2010  1:40 PM

Chattanooga Choo Choo v. Pigeon Post v. UK Broadband

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Broadband, pigeon, rural, UK

Yesterday I blogged on the Chattanooge Gig to the home for smart metering, grid and domestic broadband. Today the BBC carries


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