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April 28, 2013  12:13 PM

The backlash against the smart meter programme has begun. What are the implications for IT users?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Big Data, DECC, energy, India, Smart meter

The Daily Mail article "Big Brother to switch off your fridge" is a fiery attack on the proposals sent by the  EU "collective" of Energy Regulators...

April 9, 2013  2:49 PM

IPR Wars: who really are the heroes and villains, winners and losers?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
China, copyright, India, IPR, Patent, protection

I have regularly blogged on the theme of IPR wars over the past


March 2, 2013  12:29 PM

Eastleigh, Immigration and IT Skills

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BCS, Conservative, ConservativeHome, Gartner, IDPM, India, IT skills, UKBA

One of the lessons from the Eastleigh election is that the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 25, 2013  6:19 PM

Can Big Data help balance the Budget?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
dwp, Fraud, HMRC, Home Office, immigration, India, London, NHS, ONS, privacy, Service delivery, UKBA, Universal Credit

I have been quite scathing about the quality of government data and the need for


October 20, 2012  11:32 AM

Why is Dublin the on-line capital of Europe ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Capita, Data protection, Dublin, Facebook, Gary McKinnon, Google, Home Office, India, London, Microsoft, privacy, tax, TCS

Is it the Irish Tax rates, which enable Apple, Facebook and


June 24, 2012  9:25 AM

Does the Natwest service collapse indicate the true cost of Offshoring?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
India, IT skills, NatWest, Offshoring, RBS

I have just been reading allegations on Guido Fawkes (midway down the comment stream below a picture of Osborne greeting one of the EU's prettier finance moinsiters) that the...


February 12, 2012  7:50 PM

Will 2012 see the end of the Cold War over Intellectual Property Rights?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, China, India, Intellectual property, law, PICTFOR

From the European demonstrations against ACTA  and copyright to arguments on Open Software and patent the quiet Cold War over digital intellectual property rights (whether software or content) is hotting up. In the UK it...


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