When IT Meets Politics:

riots


June 17, 2012  1:27 PM

Who put the Rip-off into RIPA? Surveillance plans mired in hypocrisy, but so is the opposition

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Allders, Croydon, cyberwarfare, Facebook, Google, Habbo, riots, RIPA, Surveillance

What is the difference between Google, Facebook  and Fixed and Mobile Operators monitoring traffic to "improve" their services to paying...

August 26, 2011  11:22 AM

Internet censorship trial brings London to a halt?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
censorship, FIPR, initiativitis, Internet, ITECs, Moorfoot, PACE, riots, RIPA

This morning I thought my router had failed set about installing the new one I bought some time ago - only to run into "error 651". Only then did I think to use the Vodafone...


August 10, 2011  9:15 AM

Do the recent riots make a new business case for Cloud computing

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
arson, Cloud Computing, Communications, Lightning, Resilience, riots

In his blog on the impact or otherwise of the recent Cloud outages caused by lightning strikes in...

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August 9, 2011  4:12 PM

Blackberry (not Twitter) versus Airwave for control of the streets

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BlackBerry, riots, twitter

I have been correctly criticized for failing to point out that the Blackberry has been the fashion accessary of choice for "rappers", "elders" and their followers ever since it was used by Obama as his communications device of choice. Twitter is used...


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