When IT Meets Politics:

January, 2009

January 30, 2009  8:12 AM

Two cheers for Lord Carter’s Work in Progress

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BERR, Broadband, DCMS, Kipling, Ofcom, spectrum

There were rumours that Lord Carter's Digital Britain Interim report would be postponed because of conflicts between departments and interest groups. Instead he has forced the pace, clearly with the backing...

January 24, 2009  12:45 PM

Obama outlined his Cybersecurity Strategy on Day 2

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Banbenek, E-Immodium, NCFTA, obama, SASIG

The Washington Post has summarised the Cybersecurity elements in the policy document...

January 19, 2009  10:00 AM

Speak now or else for-ever hold your pace

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
identity cards

This is to remind you that February 13th is the deadline for inputs to the Identity and Passport Service consultation on the secondary legislation under the...

January 15, 2009  8:39 AM

Digital Britain: I was delighted to be wrong

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, BCS, BT, CMA, convergence

My Christmas day blog on what I expected Lord (Santa) Carter to announce yesterday (at about the time that the Inuit in Sarah Palin's neighbourhood Russian Orthodox church would...

January 10, 2009  10:30 AM

Privacy enhancing technologies v. the Surveillance State

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

Further to my blog on the Future of DNA Based Security Clearance , the slldes of the presentations at "A Fine Balance", including those used by the Earl of Erroll, are on the...

January 8, 2009  6:55 PM

The Top 10 Internet Scams for 2009

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
e-victims.org, Scams, twitter

"Rising unemployment and a global recession mean we expect to see a huge increase in e- victims this year" says Jennifer Perry, managing director of www.e-victims.org

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