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February 10, 2014  7:54 AM

Ed Milliband adopts the first plank of my NRDP Manifesto

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Barack Obama, Biometrics, Data protection, DNS, europeanunion, guardian, Milliband, obama, personal information, privacy

According to the Guardian, the first plank in Ed Milliband's speach to their  Hugo Young lecture this evening will be "People should own data about themselves, We should change...

November 13, 2012  5:41 PM

How do you rebuild trust: whether in Banks, BBC, the Internet or a Regulator?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, DNS, freedom of information, government, trust

The Newsnight debacle and the impending libel actions have not only dented trust in the BBC but also in the Internet as a source of reliable information on what is being kept from us and where comment is free. The challenge of


November 7, 2012  7:07 AM

How trustworthy is the on-line world? Some early responses

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, AT&T, CloudFlare, Comodo, DDOS, Diginotor, DNS, Domain Name System, GoDaddy, NTU, Security, SoftLayer, SSL

The idea of a competition on the means of enhancing trust in the on-line world has struck a number  of chords. Some respondents focus on the need for behaviour...


February 15, 2009  10:48 AM

ICANN rejuvenation is central to curbing SPAM and Malware

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ALAC, DNS, Domain Name System, ICANN, malware, Spam

The efficient functioning of the Internet, on which modern society has come to depend, relies on the efficient functioning of the domain name system.  The abuse of that system is at the heart of the malware industry. That governance of that system,...


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