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October 14, 2011  8:27 AM

Joining up the fight against on-line fraud – London is serious. Is Westminster?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ACPO, BIS, Cabinet office, DCLG, dwp, Eurim, HMRC, Home Office, MoJ, Soca

On Thursday the Lord Mayor of London, hosted the launch of Fighting Fraud Together. The

November 28, 2010  12:04 PM

.uk is not .com – let alone .anon or .xxx

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.anon, .xxx, GCHQ, Nominet, Soca, UK

I am intrigued by the controversy over the plans of Nominet to work with law enforcement to take action against malpractice by those registering their websites on .uk

I used to think that .uk was for those who wanted their vistors to know that they were...

October 1, 2008  1:08 PM

Co-operation, accountability and funding in On-line Policing

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

Possibly the most important point in the press release announcing the new Police Central e-crime Unit is the statement "The unit will also seek support from industry partners". The...

March 18, 2008  8:58 AM

Close the E-crime Safe Haven – Blog by The Earl of Erroll

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CEOP, Cybercrminals, e-crime, Soca

The authors of the House of Lords Select Committee report on Personal Internet Safety are seeking comment on the Government Response with a view to doing a follow up exercise. The Earl of Erroll, explains why, in this "guest blog".

December 4, 2007  1:42 PM

E-Crime Petition approaching critical mass

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
e-crime, information assurance, NHTCU, Soca

The petition on the No 10 calling for urgent action on an NHTCU replacement has been signed by two of the House of Lords Committee on Personal Internet Safety, many leading lights of the ICT world and not a few journalists

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