When IT Meets Politics:


June 11, 2013  11:28 PM

The “free market” on-line world is under attack from all directions: who wants to save what and why?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, BDUK, DCMS, Fraud, FSA, Google, Impersonation, Microsoft, NFA, Prism, RIPA, Which

The storm of media cover for PRISM, the NSA equivalent for what the Communications Bill was intended to support in the

February 28, 2013  1:27 PM

Press cover on the result of the .UK consultation conceals more than it reveals

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, Domain name, Fraud, Impersonation, ISOC, Nominet

The BBC news story about the shelving of the proposals  put forward by Nominet for consultation is accurate as...

January 25, 2012  3:50 PM

Who exploits “Brand Me”? Is customer power sufficient?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
identity, Impersonation, privacy

April 3, 2009  10:49 AM

Are you a bigger threat to privacy than Government or Facebook?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Facebook, Google, Impersonation, Security

I recently listened to a headhunter describing how he googles applicants and trawls social network entries, bypassing any privacy settings. I would never put anything on a social network entry that I would not put in this blog, but this morning was startled...

July 15, 2008  10:00 AM

Who do you trust to rebuild confidence in the on-line world?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Impersonation, malware

The Data Sharing Review from Richard Thomas and Mark Walport brings a breath of fresh air to a feotid debate. Now comes the campaign to prevent the recommendations from being obfuscated and watered down by those...

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