When IT Meets Politics:

May, 2009

May 29, 2009  8:02 PM

Your opportunity to help clean up the Internet

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Domain Name System, ICANN, malware, Nominet, Spam

The domain name structure is at the heart of the Internet - including of the fights against spam, malware, electronic impersonation et al. Nominet is to be congratulated on the scale and nature of its current 

May 26, 2009  1:53 PM

Government 2.0: the Inglorious (MPs’ Expenses) Revolution

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Blogogracy, Sousveillance

The saga of the MPs' expenses disc is not only a classic tale of information governance, or rather the lack of it, but of  the selective use of information to bring about revolution. We do not yet know what kind of revolution. But, with the largest ever new intake of MPs in...

May 22, 2009  6:58 PM

How does the cookie crumble? Whose spyware is acceptable?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cookies, Eurim, iglen, Information governance, MEPs, MPS, Outlaw.com, Spyware

What is the difference between the Larry Page's claim that making Google wipe data after six months would hit Flu Protection and a Ministerial claim that...

May 2, 2009  11:47 AM

Who trusts who in the on-line world and why?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

During my recent bout of manflu, I tried to make sense of the morass of material on the current scale and nature of on-line malpractice and the reasons for the current erosion of confidence in the on-line world. My conclusion is...

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