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June 18, 2014  2:29 PM

Inject some Britishness into your life

charris Profile: charris
app, government, iPhone, politics, travel, twitter

April 21, 2009  10:29 AM

Website urges politicians to get stuck into the web

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
online, politics

MiCandidate.co.uk, a new website for putting people in touch with politicians, launched last week with a symbolic burning of a door outside Westminster. Why stop at the door?

Co-founder Oisin Hanrahan says, "Times are changing and candidates who...


December 19, 2008  8:50 AM

MPs’ concerns over sensitive data seem a little misplaced

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
government, politics, Security

It was nice to see politicians question the security of confidential information on the Commons computer system. Following the Damian Green leak affair, MPs have been...


October 27, 2008  12:29 PM

Home Office promises media windfall through credit crunch

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
government, National news, politics

Not content with having far more data than it can competently handle, the government is proposing gathering all citizens'...

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October 7, 2008  3:45 PM

Palin’s internet profile borders on the ridiculous

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
politics

In these times of economic hardship, Downtime knows there is a responsibility for comic IT columns to resist bipartisanship.

However, it is becoming difficult to maintain this stance as the American election 2008 - or Election 2.0 - hoists Sarah Palin into the limelight.


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