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June 3, 2013  7:57 PM

Doing nothing is not an option: What should be in the new Communications Bill ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, IGF, information society, law, police, terrorism, Yahoo

The press and media cover linking the deaths of April Jones and Tia Sharpe to computer pornography, coming on top of the murder of Lee Rigby means that the political...

April 2, 2013  2:08 PM

How relevant is UK Cyber Strategy to the Cyberbattles of recent weeks

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, CESG, Cyber security, Cyberbunker, egypt, GCHQ, Google, Information security, information society, NAO, Spamhaus

Yesterday I blogged on the consequences of the recent cyber battles between 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 16, 2012  12:03 PM

Choosing a Mayor for the Information Age : congratulations to Salford Labour party

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, Brussels, China, Chinese, Felixstowe, information society, London, Salford

Ian Stewart is probably the only mayoral candidate who understands what the Information Society is about - and I include those for London. I was intrigued by the


August 3, 2011  10:38 PM

Warlords versus Merchants: the real battle for the control of cyberspace

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
assessment, Eurim, information society, laibility, Management, Merchants, risk, trust, Warlords

The current hype in support of additional US and UK government spend on cybersecurity has prompted me to return to my...


December 16, 2007  10:36 AM

Will sousveillance transform Government?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
information society

I got the name wrong. It is sousveillance not su-veillance, but we have now seen the concept at work over the past couple of weeks, as e-mails leak and the omni-incompetance of our over-centralised bureaucracies is exposed.


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